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Athletics Department Chooses Nike as Official Uniform Provider

Athletics Department Chooses Nike as Official Uniform Provider

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

July 20, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

After a 15-year partnership with Adidas came to an end, the University of New Haven Athletic Department has jumped on the Nike bandwagon. In a recent interview, Athletic Director, Chris Palmer, announced that the University has agreed to a five-year contract with the uniform giant. The contract includes...

Riley Knebes Named NE-10 Women’s Track Athlete of the year

Riley Knebes Named NE-10 Women’s Track Athlete of the year

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

July 3, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

On Tuesday (July 3),  the University of New Haven announced that senior women’s track star Riley Knebes was named NE-10 women’s track Athlete of the Year. Coming off a senior season full of accolades, Knebes topped off a prolific collegiate career that led to this recognition. “It’s bitt...

Supreme Court OK’s Sports Betting

Supreme Court OK’s Sports Betting

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under National Sports, Sports

The decades old argument of whether or not sports betting messes with the integrity of the game has finally become obsolete. On Monday May 14, the Supreme Court struck down the 26-year-old Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act that barred state authorized sports gambling with some exceptions. ...

Rios, Caico Named Athletes of the Year, Others as MVP at Annual Ceremony

Rios, Caico Named Athletes of the Year, Others as MVP at Annual Ceremony

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

May 6, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The University of New Haven Department of Athletics held its annual Athletics and Senior Awards Banquet on Sunday, April 29 at Anthony’s Ocean View, where over 250 people gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of New Haven’s student-athletes during the 2017-18 academic year. The event was presented b...

The Story Behind Duane Bailey

The Story Behind Duane Bailey

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

In a recent interview, President Kaplan explained the abrupt leaving of former Athletic Director Duane Bailey. Bailey was hired as Athletic Director in May 2017 and was here until January 2018 when the University announced the hiring of new Athletic Director Chris Palmer. At the time the University decl...

Mental Health Plays Factor in College Athletics

Mental Health Plays Factor in College Athletics

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

Mental illness has played quite a big role in our society over the past decade, but it is something that has been overlooked. It is an illness that goes unnoticed and undetected because it is solely affecting the person that is going through it. There are no telltale signs like a fever or a rash, but it ...

Ted Hotaling inducted into Upstate New York Basketball Hall of Fame

Ted Hotaling inducted into Upstate New York Basketball Hall of Fame

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

On Wednesday April 25th it was announced that the University of New Haven head basketball coach Ted Hotaling is going to be inducted into the Upstate New York Basketball Hall of Fame.  Hotaling is one of 13 members that are going to be inducted into the 2018 class. The ceremony is going to take place o...

Chargers Baseball Midseason Update

Chargers Baseball Midseason Update

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

April 21, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The New Haven Chargers baseball team is on fire this year. Currently with a record of 25-6, the Chargers are ranked #16 nationally according to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), and are #9 in the Collegiate Baseball rankings. New Haven is also #5 in the East region. The team...

Deborah Buff Named New Women’s Basketball Coach

Deborah Buff Named New Women’s Basketball Coach

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports, This Week's Top Stories

On Monday, April 9 University of New Haven Athletic Director Chris Palmer announced the hiring of Deborah Buff as the 18th women’s basketball coach in program history. Buff previously coached at Wheeling Jesuit University for seven years, which included back to back Mountain East Conference Championships and ...

Tennis Kicks off Spring Season

Tennis Kicks off Spring Season

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

    The women’s tennis team has started their spring schedule and will look to duplicate their success from this past fall season. Last season the Chargers finished ninth in the NE-10 Conference and finished the year with a 6-8 overall record while going 5-7 in NE-10 Conference play under new...

MLB partners with Facebook to broadcast games

MLB partners with Facebook to broadcast games

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under National Sports, Sports

     Earlier this year Major League Baseball announced that it was partnering with Facebook to exclusively broadcast 25 games on the social network throughout the season. The deal is said to be worth between $30 million to $35 million. This is the first time that a major U.S. league has agreed ...

Sports Industry Club Hosts First Responders Cup

Sports Industry Club Hosts First Responders Cup

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

  On Tuesday (April 3) the Sports Industry Club hosted their first annual First Responders Cup at Charger Gym. The event pitted West Haven’s finest against West Haven’s bravest in a charity basketball game. Both departments played for families in the West Haven community. The West Haven Polic...

Softball Drops Tough Game to Pace

Softball Drops Tough Game to Pace

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

March 29, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The New Haven Chargers softball team dropped their game this past Tuesday, March 27 v. the Pace Setters in a tough 4-5 loss. New Haven falls to 10-10 on the season so far (3-2 NE-10). Pitcher Megan Butts (6-4) took the loss after tossing the complete 7 innings, giving up 10 hits, with 4 earned runs....

Chargers Lacrosse Loses Third Straight

Chargers Lacrosse Loses Third Straight

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Women’s lacrosse lost to No. 4 Le Moyne 20-4 on Wednesday March 28. The Chargers have now lost three consecutive games, which is something they haven’t done in five seasons. The last time the Chargers had a losing streak of this magnitude was in 2013 when they lost to No. 10 Dowling, No.1 LIU Pos...

The Money Behind Athletics and Where it Goes

The Money Behind Athletics and Where it Goes

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, Sports, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

With allegations surrounding the NCAA and Division I Athletics, we will take a look at how a Division II school handles their budget to avoid any allegations of their own. If you want to know how the University of New Haven spends its money on athletics, the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in...

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