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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...

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 ...

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...

Being a New Haven Charger

Being a New Haven Charger

Alexandria Kerr, Guest Writer

January 28, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Being a New Haven Charger has given me priceless experiences and connections. Not only does it allow me to play the sport I love, but it also allows me to be a part of something bigger than myself. Being a Charger is being a member of a family. From faculty members to players, everyone is connected ...

Charger eSports Becomes Club Sport

Charger eSports Becomes Club Sport

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

In December it was announced that Charger eSports is going to be considered a club sport starting in January 2018. The club was started by club president Charles Kmiec in 2013. “The goal of the club was to create a fun and competitive environment for campus gamers to show off their skills and make new fr...

Men’s Basketball Drops the Ball

Men’s Basketball Drops the Ball

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Men’s basketball ended their four- game winning streak Saturday (Jan. 20) afternoon, on the road against Stonehill. The loss was the Chargers first loss on the road in NE-10 Conference play. The Chargers were lead by sophomore Derrick Rowland who finished with 14 points with six shots from the fi...

University Names Chris Palmer New Athletic Director, Bailey Gone

University Names Chris Palmer New Athletic Director, Bailey Gone

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, Charger Athletics, Sports, This Week's Top Stories

On Tuesday, January 16, the University of New Haven announced the hiring of Chris Palmer as the new Director of Athletics and Recreation. Duane Bailey was named athletic director in May of 2017, but left that post during the winter intersession due to unknown reasons. The university declined multi...

Chargers Host “Class at the Court” With WH Elementary

Chargers Host “Class at the Court” With WH Elementary

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, Charger Athletics, Sports, University of New Haven

The University of New Haven Department of Athletics hosted the 6th annual “Class at the Court” event on Wednesday, Jan 3. The event brought 450 fourth grade students from the West Haven Elementary School district to help create an experiential learning and a community engagement experience for the student...

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