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Chargers Go Pink for Colleen Sorbello

Chargers Go Pink for Colleen Sorbello

Ethan Cardona, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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

It was a weekend of pink across Charger athletics as teams showed their support in the fight against breast cancer. On Friday, the Colleen Sorbello Breast Cancer research lab in Dodds Hall was dedicated in honor of the late Colleen Sorbello, wife of New Haven alum Sam Sorbello. Ms. Sorbellow died of b...

Chargers Dominate Assumption at Home Game

Chargers Dominate Assumption at Home Game

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

October 24, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

In a game full of individual victories, the New Haven Chargers football team defeated the Assumption Greyhounds on Saturday, 27-21. The team is now 6-0 in the NE10, and 6-1 overall. After a scoreless first quarter, New Haven began deconstructing the Greyhounds’ defense. Graduate transfer Ju’an Wi...

Field Hockey has First NE-10 Win

Field Hockey has First NE-10 Win

Ethan Cardona, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Field hockey won its first home game on Oct. 9 on the blue turf as freshman Morgan McCarty scored the game-winning goal with just 4.4 seconds left to lift the Chargers over rival Southern Connecticut State 2-1. This was also the team’s first Northeast-10 conference win. It was a goal by Southern Connecticut in the...

Field Hockey Wins First Home Game

Field Hockey Wins First Home Game

Ethan Cardona, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Field hockey won its first home game on Oct. 9 on the blue turf as freshman Morgan McCarty scored the game-winning goal with just 4.4 seconds left to lift the Chargers over rival Southern Connecticut State 2-1. This was also the team’s first Northeast-10 conference win. It was a goal by Southern Connecticut in the...

Chargers Volleyball Bounces Back

Chargers Volleyball Bounces Back

Majelique Lewis, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Charger’s volleyball took their fourth loss of the season and broke their 10-match win streak after facing Adelphi, Oct. 9. They also broke the Chargers’ 29-game winning streak vs an NE-10 opponent dating back to 2016.   Kali Greathead was the bright spot in a tough loss; she led the team with 15 kills. Grea...

New Additions Lead Tennis to Success

New Additions Lead Tennis to Success

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Women’s tennis made program history last season, and they look to do it again. Last season, the team won 10 matches, the most in program history. Coming into the season, the Chargers were picked to finish only eighth in the NE-10 preseason poll as voted on by the league’s head coaches. They ...

Player Profile: Taylor Geaglone

Player Profile: Taylor Geaglone

Ethan Cardona, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Taylor Geaglone is a freshman forward/midfielder on the University of New Haven’s Field Hockey team, who majors in sports management. She comes into her rookie collegiate year a member of a team with only four returning players from its inaugural year and 14 new freshmen. For her, the opportunity was no...

Chargers Defeat AIC

Chargers Defeat AIC

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

The New Haven Chargers football team defeated the American International College (AIC) Yellow Jackets this past weekend, 33-13. The victory puts New Haven 5-0 in NE10 play and 5-1 overall.   AIC led for almost the entirety of the first half. On the first drive of the game, Chargers quarterback ...

Women’s Soccer Continues to Struggle

Women’s Soccer Continues to Struggle

Ethan Cardona, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The women’s soccer team finished last week on the short end of the stick, with losses to Southern New Hampshire Wednesday (Sept. 27) and the College of Saint Rose Saturday (Sept. 29). Wednesday’s meeting with the Penmen got off to a slow start, with not many shots on goal. In fact, there were ...

Field Hockey Victory Makes Program History

Field Hockey Victory Makes Program History

Ethan Cardona, Staff

October 3, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

It was a historic victory for the women’s field hockey team Tuesday, as they earned their first win in the program’s history, defeating Mercy College 3-2. Freshman Taylor Geaglone scored the winning goal with less than five minutes remaining in the second half. Capping off the long-awaited first win ...

Volleyball Extends Winning Streak to Nine After Coaching Change

Volleyball Extends Winning Streak to Nine After Coaching Change

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The volleyball team may not  be playing with their former coach, but not much has changed as they were able to defeat LIU Post in five sets on Tuesday. This was a tough matchup for the Chargers as they finished the game with a .208 hitting percentage, 35 points lower than their season average o...

Nowicki, Rios Leading Way Toward Volleyball Success

Nowicki, Rios Leading Way Toward Volleyball Success

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Chargers volleyball has been nothing short of dominant  this season. So far, volleyball has gotten off to a 6-0 start in NE-10 conference play while going 15-3 overall. This early success can be attributed to the overall play of the team. The Chargers currently lead the NE-10 Conference in assis...

Chargers Rush to Homecoming Victory

Chargers Rush to Homecoming Victory

Kenny Sorrentino, Business Manager

October 3, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The New Haven Chargers (4-1, 4-0 NE-10) ran the ball for over 270 yards in route to defeating NE-10 foe Bentley (1-4, 1-3 NE10). A pair of Charger running backs, senior Chris Liggio and junior Ryan McCarthy, led the Blue and Gold with 18 carries for 109 yards and 16 for 105 yards, respectively, with M...

Field Hockey Drops Tough Match against Merrimack

Field Hockey Drops Tough Match against Merrimack

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

Field hockey welcomed nationally-ranked Merrimack to the blue turf of DellaCamera stadium on Saturday. The Chargers second half comeback came up short as they lost 4-2.    The warriors were able to get out to a quick 2-0 lead to start the first half, scoring both goals within the first 10 minute...

Ana Pego Out as Volleyball Coach Amid Immigration Issue

Ana Pego Out as Volleyball Coach Amid Immigration Issue

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

September 28, 2018


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

On Friday, it was confirmed by the University of New Haven’s athletics director that Ana Pego will no longer be the women’s volleyball coach. Former coach and current deputy director of athletics Robin Salters will replace Pego as the interim head coach. Before her leaving, Pego coached the team to...

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