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Men’s and Women’s Basketball Sweep American International

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Sweep American International

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Coming off a defensive 59-41 victory against Bloomfield on Monday February 12, women’s basketball took the court Saturday on senior night to take on American International at Charger Gym. Junior Alexandria Kerr came into the matchup needing only 10 points to reach a 1,000-career point milestone...

Interview with an Athlete: Cathy Cinque

Interview with an Athlete: Cathy Cinque

Kenny Sorrentino, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Kenny Sorrentino: How are you doing today? Cathy Cinque: I'm great, thanks. KS: To introduce you, you play defense on the field hockey team. What was it like transitioning from high school field hockey, to a club sport, to what is now an NCAA sport? CC: It was fun getting to play in those ...

The Challenges of a Student-Athlete: An Athlete’s Perspective

The Challenges of a Student-Athlete: An Athlete’s Perspective

Kelly Quigley, Guest Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Being a student athlete is a privilege and an opportunity. I feel blessed to have been recruited by not only a top university for my major, sport management, but also by a highly regarded women’s soccer team. Receiving academic and athletic scholarships to attend the University of New Haven took h...

2018 Winter Olympics Underway

2018 Winter Olympics Underway

Kenny Sorrentino, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under National Sports, Sports

    With the 2018 Winter Olympics under way in PyeongChang, South Korea, there's been quite a few headlines:  At the time of writing, the United States has the fifth most medals of any country, with nine total, behind Netherlands (13), Canada (15), Germany (17), and Norway (22). Four years ago, Am...

Softball Season Preview

Softball Season Preview

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Spring has almost sprung and that means it is almost time for softball season. Last season the Chargers finished the season with an overall record of 30-16, with 19 of those wins coming from within NE-10 conference play. New Haven finished the 2017 regular season in third place behind Merrimack and r...

Rash of NBA injuries hurting the game

Rash of NBA injuries hurting the game

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

In today’s NBA, it has become the norm that big stars get hurt and finish the rest of the season on the injury report. In a world where technology is king, and medicine is at its finest we still see world class athletes go down with horrific injuries. But why? These athletes train every day ...

What it means to be a Charger: An Athletes Perspective

What it means to be a Charger: An Athletes Perspective

PJ Contreras, Guest Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

Being a New Haven Charger means so much more than just being part of a team or organization.  Being a Charger means following in the footsteps of people that came before you while also setting an example for future generations.  Being an athlete means I get to represent the school, but I am also repre...

Experience the 2018 Winter Olympics in Virtual Reality

Experience the 2018 Winter Olympics in Virtual Reality

Matthew Verrilli, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Sports, Television

Every four years, the many countries of the world get together to complete in the Winter Olympic Games. Each time they come around, a different city is given the privilege to host them. In 2018, this privilege has been given to PyeongChang, South Korea. The events that countries compete in at the Winter...

Philadelphia Eagles Fly to Victory

Philadelphia Eagles Fly to Victory

Kenny Sorrentino, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under National Sports, Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII Sunday (Feb. 4) evening, 41-33. On a frigid night in Minneapolis, Minn., the AFC's Patriots and NFC's Eagles faced off in the NFL Championship at the new U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings. The game beg...

The battle on Native American mascots continues

The battle on Native American mascots continues

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under National Sports, Sports

Earlier this week it was announced the Cleveland Indians controversial “Chief Wahoo” logo will be retired following 2018 MLB season. The logo will be removed from all aspects of the uniform and will be replaced with the Indians primary block C logo. The team had been pressured by MLB to remove the ...

Are Conference Tournaments Weighted Too Heavily?

Are Conference Tournaments Weighted Too Heavily?

Erik Nybro, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, National Sports, Sports

For some small schools, whether it is Division II or Division I, the conference tournaments are way more important than the regular season. For all schools in NCAA basketball every team’s goal is to make the NCAA tournament, and for a select few, it is to win the tournament. The goal of the...

What Being a New Haven Charger Means to Me: A Softball Player’s Perspective

What Being a New Haven Charger Means to Me: A Softball Player’s Perspective

Maddy Derosia, Guest Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

    Being a New Haven Charger means much more to me than simply having “Chargers” written across my jersey. It means being a part of a family, an organization, and something much larger than myself. For the past two and a half years I have had the opportunity to be a part of the university...

Robin Salters retires as coach after 24 years

Robin Salters retires as coach after 24 years

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

After 24 years coaching, 11 NCAA Elite Eight appearances, six NE-10 championships, and 650 career wins, legendary women’s volleyball coach Robin Salters has decided to call it a career coaching from the volleyball sideline. Salters will step down from coaching to take on the role of Deputy Director ...

Swim Club treads water at the university

Swim Club treads water at the university

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Get your swim trunks ready, because the inaugural New Haven Swim Club is now officially here. The University of New Haven may not have a pool on campus, but that didn’t stop club President Matthew Ruggiero from pursuing his dream of swimming at the collegiate level. “I had been swimming ...

Kerr and Rowland Reach Milestones as Chargers Sweep Franklin Pierce

Kerr and Rowland Reach Milestones as Chargers Sweep Franklin Pierce

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

January 28, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

On Tuesday (Jan. 23) men’s and women’s basketball took the court to take on Franklin Pierce in a doubleheader at Charger Gym. The women took the court first to take on the Raven’s. The Chargers were coming off a three-game losing streak, so naturally the Chargers were looking to bounce back a...

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