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Alumni gift strengthens athletics and data science

Alumni gift strengthens athletics and data science

September 19, 2017

In recognition of a gift from University trustee Stephen Biggar ’92 and his wife, Elisabeth Asaro-Biggar ’92—both former varsity soccer players— the entryway to Genesee Hall and the Boehning Varsity House will be named the Big “R” Atrium.

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Two student athletes named Academic All-Americans

Two student athletes named Academic All-Americans

June 6, 2017

Two seniors — Sayaka Abe of the field hockey team and Emily Simon of the swimming and diving team — have earned Academic All-America honors in 2016–17, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

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Bartlett claims NCAA heptathlon championship

Bartlett claims NCAA heptathlon championship

May 27, 2017

Sophomore Kylee Bartlett tallied a school record score of 5,020 points to finish off a remarkable 2017 season by capturing the national title in the heptathlon at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

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A sprinter’s marathon

A sprinter’s marathon

May 11, 2017

Yellowjacket athlete Laura Lockard ’17 returned this spring for her final season as a key member of the track and field team. A fateful discovery during a voluntary study nearly knocked her off her stride, but Lockard, a microbiology major from Sayre, Pennsylvania, was determined to “make the best of everything” in her life.

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Soccer alumnus champions new varsity house

Soccer alumnus champions new varsity house

May 5, 2017

The Boehning Varsity House, named for former standout member of the men’s varsity soccer team Christopher Boehning ’87, ’88 (MS) and his wife, Julie, will occupy the field level of Genesee Hall, the University’s newest residence hall.

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Student athletes find big wins in big data

Student athletes find big wins in big data

February 27, 2017

From field hockey to football, teams rely on statistics to evaluate players, opponents, and strategy. “What we have now is so much better than just a few years ago,” says men’s basketball coach Luke Flockerzi. “I can’t imagine what’s in store in the years ahead.”

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GPS sensors give women’s soccer team analytic edge

GPS sensors give women’s soccer team analytic edge

February 27, 2017

Kim Stagg ’17 covers a lot of ground during each soccer team practice and game. Thanks to an innovative data science program, she and her coaches now know just how much. In fact, she left cleat marks on more than 90% of Fauver Stadium during last season’s closer against Emory. Stagg and her teammates wear GPS devices that track movement, heart rate, and exertion levels, helping her coaches know how much recovery time she might need to avoid injury.

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UR is college squash’s top-ranked team

UR is college squash’s top-ranked team

January 27, 2017

For the first time in the 59-year history of the squash program at the University of Rochester, the Yellowjackets have achieved a #1 ranking in the latest College Squash Association (CSA), released on Friday.

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University QB Dan Bronson ’18 honored by state police

University QB Dan Bronson ’18 honored by state police

November 18, 2016

Dan Bronson’ 18, starting quarterback for the Yellowjackets, chased and captured a man who had robbed an elderly woman outside a Lockport, NY restaurant.

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Field Hockey moves on to Sweet 16

Field Hockey moves on to Sweet 16

November 10, 2016

With a 2-0 victory over visiting Shenandoah University, the Yellowjackets move to the next round of the NCAA Division III playoffs, taking on defending national champion Middlebury College on Saturday.

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