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Kylee Bartlett ’19 wins second straight NCAA heptathlon title

Kylee Bartlett ’19 wins second straight NCAA heptathlon title

May 25, 2018

With her back-to-back heptatholon wins and her pentathlon championship during the indoor season, Bartlett becomes just the second Rochester athlete in school history to win three NCAA titles.

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Flying high: UR Thestrals win US Quidditch Cup

Flying high: UR Thestrals win US Quidditch Cup

April 27, 2018

Meet the UR Thestrals, the first team from the northeast to take home the national championship in Quidditch. The sport inspired by Harry Potter is played with real athleticism by hundreds of all-gender teams across the country.

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Chad Martinovich named Yellowjackets football coach; Brian Daboll ’97 joins Bills coaching staff

Chad Martinovich named Yellowjackets football coach; Brian Daboll ’97 joins Bills coaching staff

January 24, 2018

The University of Rochester football program is making headlines this winter, with a new head coach and an alumnus accepting an NFL coaching job.

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Charlie Norris ’68, NBA star Byron Scott offer leadership tips

Charlie Norris ’68, NBA star Byron Scott offer leadership tips

September 25, 2017

Be humble. Be a good listener. And never be complacent. The co-authors of the book Slam-Dunk Success: Leading From Every Position on Life’s Court, offered these key tips to student athletes while visiting campus.

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Slam-dunking success

Slam-dunking success

September 22, 2017

Former Los Angeles Lakers NBA star Byron Scott meets with athletes from the women’s basketball team for a “shoot-around” in the Palestra. Scott was in town to meet with Charlie Morris ’68 to discuss a book the pair co-authored, Slam-Dunk Success: Leading from Every Position on Life’s Court.

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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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