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Mayweather takes on McGregor in Fight for the Ages

Mayweather takes on McGregor in Fight for the Ages

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports

On May 2, 2015 boxing fans everywhere payed $100 to witness what was billed as “Floyd Mayweather Vs. Manny Pacquiao: The Fight of the Century.” This fight featured two of the greatest fighters of the generation, and the hype was phenomenal. The media could not get enough, boxing experts analyzed every si...

University Coach Elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame

University Coach Elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

August 5, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Longtime coach and administrator at the University of New Haven, Dr. Joe Machnik, was elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2017, as announced by the organization on Thursday. Manchnik has had a lot of experience with United States Soccer throughout his career serving as a player, coach, referee, instructor, match commissioner, and a broadcaster for FOX Sports. Machnik spent a lot of time developing both the men’s and women’s soccer programs at the University of ...

Chargers Baseball Wins NE-10 Championship

Chargers Baseball Wins NE-10 Championship

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

May 15, 2017


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

In a double-header win on Saturday against the Franklin Pierce Ravens, the UNH Chargers Men's Baseball Team claimed the NE-10 championship, their first conference title since 2013. Chargers beat the Ravens in both games 7-3 and 21-1. David Palmer, a junior from East Slip, N.Y., won the Most Outstanding Playe...

University Names New Athletic Director

University Names New Athletic Director

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

May 9, 2017


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

The University of New Haven has named Duane Bailey as associate vice president and director of recreation, filling the hole left by the retirement of longtime director Deborah Chin in February. Bailey is currently serving as director of intercollegiate athletics and recreation at the New York Institute...

Charger Track Prepares for Championship

Charger Track Prepares for Championship

Billy Sakmann, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The semester is rapidly coming to an end, and with it, the University of New Haven’s Track and Field teams are also putting the finishing touches on their season. The championship is nearly underway, where meets become more competitive and exclusive to the top collegiate athletes. This past weekend was...

NHL: Nolan or Nico?

NHL: Nolan or Nico?

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Leading up to April 29, die-hard fans of the NHL’s lowest-placing teams are eagerly waiting to find out where their favorite team would be drafting this June. The NHL uses a lottery system, with the 14 non-playoff team all being assigned odds based on where they finished in the regular season. In this ...

New York Mets Underachieving on All Levels

New York Mets Underachieving on All Levels

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports

It seems that New York sports fans cannot catch a break when it comes to getting disappointed by their teams. The latest team to give its fans agita is the New York Mets. The Mets came into the season with high expectations and some dangerous weapons, but it hasn’t turned out the way it looked on paper....

Chargers Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader

Chargers Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The University of New Haven Chargers baseball team swept a Northeast-10 Conference Southwest Division doubleheader on Sunday, April 30. They downed LeMoyne College 5-0 in the opener, and 2-1 in the second game of the day. Both wins were credited to solid starting pitching and a strong bullpen of relieve...

Rec Sports Ends for the Season

Rec Sports Ends for the Season

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Rec-Sports season four came to an end last Thursday (April 20), but now it is time for the playoffs. This season consisted of softball, roller hockey, 4v4 volleyball, 3v3 basketball, dodgeball, racquetball, and cricket. This was a competitive season and it is going to be very interesting to see whic...

NFL Draft Preview

NFL Draft Preview

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports

The NFL draft is finally upon us, and draft experts have continuously updated and altered their mock drafts. Some have changed drastically and others haven’t budged on their viewpoints on where each prospect is going to go in this year’s draft. There has only been one unanimous pick throughout the path to th...

Teams Eye Larry O’Brien Trophy with Playoffs Underway

Teams Eye Larry O’Brien Trophy with Playoffs Underway

Billy Sakmann, Sports Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports

The first round of the NBA playoffs are underway, and though there are some favorites, the race for a championship is much more open and exciting than in recent years. Four teams have a great chance to win the NBA Finals, and there a couple dark horses that could make some noise and advance under th...

Elm City Express Adds Two Players As Season Approaches

Billy Sakmann, Sports Section Editor

April 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, West Haven News

New Haven’s professional sports drought is set to end very soon. The Elm City Express, a third tier soccer team in the National Premier Soccer League will soon be playing home games in Yale’s Reese Stadium. Unfortunately, non-residents will be moved out of the University of New Haven by the time...

Grad Students Take a Ride to Queens

Sean Kingsepp, Staff Writer

April 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Life

Dr. Gil Fried’s Professional Sport Management class took a trip to Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, to meet with University of New Haven graduate, Chris Brown. No, not the singer, but Brown is now the Vice President of Guest Experience and Venue Services for the New York Mets. The seven students...

Should Tom Brady Retire?

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer

April 15, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports

One thing that’s been a topic of discussion this entire offseason has been the longevity of Tom Brady’s career. The Super Bowl LI MVP has been quoted saying he feels like he can play another five to seven years at the level he is playing now, but many fans think that he should just quit while he’s...

Women’s Lacrosse Is the Real Deal

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer

April 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The University of New Haven Women’s Lacrosse team has been on a rampage so far this season. Led by Graduate Student Kendall Cietek, the Chargers have found a way to stay in every game through their explosive offensive production. Cietek has lead the way with 28 goals and 34 points through eight...

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