The Charger Bulletin

Q&A with Athletic Director, Chris Palmer

Q&A with Athletic Director, Chris Palmer

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

March 28, 2019

Chris Palmer officially became the director of athletics and recreation on Jan 16, 2018. He is the sixth person to hold this title, coming into the university with 25 years experience in the National Football League, including a 2008 Super Bowl Championship with the New York Giants. He comes back to t...

“Networking is one Letter away from Notworking”

“Networking is one Letter away from Notworking”

Rob Thompson, Director of Development

March 27, 2019

At an early stage in my career it was engraved in me the importance of relationships and the value of your network. Not necessarily the amount of people you have in your network digitally or in the real world, rather the quality of people in your network. If you are curious about people and naturally extroverted it...

Postponements in Spring Sports

Postponements in Spring Sports

Ethan Cardona, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

Playing collegiate softball or baseball in the northeast is no easy task. It often requires multiple layers of compression shirts and double socks to stay warm. But that, of course, is if the games actually get played, as the word “postponed” on the schedule has been a regular occurrence for the Ne...

My Time as a Charger

My Time as a Charger

Michael Kandolin, Men's Track and Field

March 27, 2019

When I was approached  to write about my four years as a student-athlete here at the University of New Haven I was both surprised and at a loss for words. The task to me was monumental. I had to figure out how to put the best four years of my life, so far, into words. A challenge that I was happy to...

Sport Management Department to Introduce eSports Minor

Sport Management Department to Introduce eSports Minor

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

March 27, 2019

The wildly popular eSports industry has taken over the world, and it has now made its way into academia. The University of New Haven sports management department is proposing a new eSports minor that would expose students to the business side of the multibillion-dollar industry.   The proposed mi...

Men’s Basketball Loses NE-10 Final

Men’s Basketball Loses NE-10 Final

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

March 15, 2019

Men’s basketball suffered a heartbreaking defeat Saturday as they lost to the Merrimack Warriors 51-46 for the NE-10 Conference Championship. The Chargers fought to the final buzzer, but two costly turnovers in the final seconds sealed the defeat for New Haven. Both teams came out in the first half ready ...

Club Softball Coming in Fall 2019

Club Softball Coming in Fall 2019

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

March 14, 2019

There is a new club sport coming to the University of New Haven, and it is going to make its debut in fall 2019. Club softball will be the 18th club sport added to ChargerRec’s crowded slate of club sports. Club softball will join the likes of men’s and women’s rugby, club baseball, men’s lacr...

Getting to Know Brie Pergola

Getting to Know Brie Pergola

Ethan Cardona, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

Brie Pergola is a sophomore business management major from Torrington, Conn. She is also  the starting point guard on the women’s basketball team under first-year head coach Debbie Buff. In her two years as a member of the Chargers women’s basketball team, Pergola has played in 54 games, started in ...

Women’s Basketball Wins NE-10 Playoff Thriller

Women’s Basketball Wins NE-10 Playoff Thriller

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

March 4, 2019

The New Haven Chargers Women’s Basketball team defeated the Stonehill Skyhawks in overtime in the NE10 Tournament, 58-52.  The Skyhawks started the game on a 7-0 run, but New Haven enjoyed a 10-4 run of their own to cut the lead to one after a quarter. Stonehill would streak again, 11-2 over the f...

Women’s Lacrosse Loses Season Opener

Women’s Lacrosse Loses Season Opener

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

March 4, 2019

Women’s lacrosse kicked off the 2019 season with a tough loss to no. 10 Mercy College on Feb. 27. The Chargers made a strong second half push but came up short losing 12-8. Leading the way for the Chargers was junior Kendra Nolan, who had a hat trick to keep New Haven in the game. Following Nolan wa...

Duke’s Williamson Starts College Basketball Controversy

Duke’s Williamson Starts College Basketball Controversy

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

February 27, 2019

Thirty seconds into Wednesday’s UNC-Duke men’s basketball matchup, Blue Devil star Zion Williamson received a pass, dribbled toward North Carolina’s bench, planted his foot to pivot, and felt his foot break through his Nike sneaker as he sprained his knee. The number-one ranked Duke team would lose b...

Men’s Basketball Secures Big Road Win

Men’s Basketball Secures Big Road Win

Anthony Gangemi, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2019

University of New Haven’s men’s basketball (18-7, 12-7 NE10) capped off its regular season road schedule with a 79-65 win over American International. All five starters for New Haven scored in double figures, with junior Elijah Bailey leading the way with 23 points. Bailey was fantastic all night, shooting 10-of-21 from t...

Women’s Basketball Logs 16th Season Win

Women’s Basketball Logs 16th Season Win

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

February 27, 2019

Women’s basketball secured their 16th win of the season Saturday, Feb. 23, defeating American International in a 55-52 nail biter. Senior Alexandria Kerr secured the win for the Chargers as she hit two free throws with 14 seconds left to give New Haven a three-point lead. The Yellow Jackets would ...

Women’s Lacrosse Gears Up for Successful Season

Women’s Lacrosse Gears Up for Successful Season

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

February 27, 2019

The 2019 women’s lacrosse season is upon us, and it’s time to get to the action. Last season, women’s lacrosse finished 12-6 overall with a 9-4 record in the NE-10 Conference. The 2018 season ended in the first round of the NE-10 Championship, where the Chargers lost to Merrimack 14-10. Wo...

Women’s Basketball Wins on Senior Day

Women’s Basketball Wins on Senior Day

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

February 21, 2019

Women’s Basketball snapped their two-game losing streak Saturday, Feb. 16, as they defeated Saint Rose 55-37. Before the game, the Chargers honored seniors Alexandria Kerr, Katia Oge, Sianna Van Dyke, and Aliyah Christy. The Chargers struggled at the start of the game, going down 15-10 after th...

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