The Charger Bulletin

Return to play postponed

Joe Klaus, Sports Editor

October 26, 2020

After being in Phase 1 of return to play for most of the beginning of the year, athletics transitioned into Phase 2 starting on Oct. 5, meaning that practice sizes and practice time would increase. This was a step forward as the start of seasons for many teams is just around the corner. However, after...

Women’s Soccer Preview

Women’s Soccer Preview

Neva Bostic, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2020

“Live in the moment… Be in the moment,” is a message from senior captain of the women’s soccer team, Jordan Nichols. Even with a season anticipated for a playoff run pushed back to the spring, and a global pandemic that separates a brand new team, New Haven Women’s Soccer is not letting their...

University of New Haven fall sports preview

University of New Haven fall sports preview

Joe Klaus, Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

As students return to campus this fall, there will be two major components that will make this year different than in the past: the lights at Kathy Zolad stadium will not be on for soccer matches and Saturdays will be quiet without football games at Dellacamera. While games are not being played, that...

Power 5 conferences set precedents for other schools amid the pandemic

Power 5 conferences set precedents for other schools amid the pandemic

Joe Klaus, Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

As schools begin to return to campus for their respected fall semesters, all eyes are on Power 5 conferences, the Big Ten, South Eastern Conference (SEC), Atlantic Coastal Conference (ACC), Big 12 and the Pac 10 as to what they going to do and potentially set as a precedent for smaller conferences. The...

Baseball is Back… Sort of

Baseball is Back… Sort of

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2020

For sports fans across the globe, the past month has felt quiet and empty. With the suspension of sports after the COVID-19 outbreak, fans have turned to archived footage of games from years. However, we can find inspiration in countries that have been able to flatten the curve as they begin to make...

Senior Day: Baseball

Senior Day: Baseball

Zack Pincince, Sports Editor

April 21, 2020

This week’s Senior Day will focus on the baseball team. This group of seniors was one of the most successful classes to come through the University of New Haven. In their freshman year, they won the conference tournament, and then followed it up their sophomore year by being ranked as high as #7 in...

A Safe Haven Revoked

A Safe Haven Revoked

Ethan Cardona, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2020

Oct. 30, 2001. President George Bush throws out the first pitch of the World Series at Yankee Stadium, one month after the September 11 attacks. May 2, 2011. U.S.A. chants arise from the crowd at Citizens Bank Park as news breaks on the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Nov. 22, 2016. I woke up at 1...

Coronavirus: How is it Affecting Sports?

An empty baseball stadium in lieu of the delay of the MLB season due to COVID-19.

Alex Cunkle, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

COVID-19 has disrupted sports in a way not seen since World War II. The virus has shut down sports globally. Both amateur and professional leagues have canceled full season and championship tournaments. The NCAA has canceled all spring sporting events. They started by canceling all post-season play,...

“My Time as a Charger”

“My Time as a Charger”

Alex Cunkle, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

In March 2015, I knew I wanted to be a part of the Charger family and was lucky enough to be given that opportunity shortly after. I studied the culture before I came to the university. The Charger family was known for its successful performances within each sport. They excelled in all post-season play,...

Women’s Basketball Season Recap

NO. 11 Camryn DeBose, Sophomore

Tyler Wells, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

With a 55-44 loss at Saint Anselm on Sunday, the New Haven women’s basketball team concluded their season in the NE10 Quarterfinals. The Chargers were able to find success during the year, finishing at 18-9 (12-7 NE10) mark with notable wins over nationally-ranked Bentley University and Le Moyne College. ...

Softball Wins Home Opener

NO. 3 Selena Aponte, Freshman

Zack Pincince, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

On Thursday afternoon the Chargers softball team took the field against cross-town rival Southern Connecticut State University Owls. The Chargers have not played since their trip to Florida and in the first couple innings, they had to shake off some of the rust. New Haven gave up five runs in the first...

Charger’s Men’s Basketball Loses a Heartbreaker to #1 Seed Saint Anselm

NO.10 Derrick Rowland, Redshirt Junior.

Alex Cunkle, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2020

The New Haven Chargers fought a hard 45 minutes in the championship game against Saint Anselm Hawks, but unfortunately, the basketball gods were not on their side today, and the Hawks won by two points in overtime. The Chargers came out strong in the first half and held the lead over the Hawks for...

Recap of Charger Softball Trip to Florida

NO. 25 Jovanna Hillman, Junior.

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

Though it may not feel like it in the Northeast, it is finally time to welcome spring sports as the New Haven softball team got their campaign underway down in Florida last weekend. The Chargers got to play in five games at the Florida Tech Invitational, and went 2-3 over the weekend, which got their...

Women’s Lacrosse Season Preview

Women's Lacrosse Season Preview

Zachary Pincince, Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

With the spring sports season in a few short weeks, the Chargers women’s lacrosse team is getting ready for another competitive year. Coming off a solid 12-7 season last year, and an exit in the NE-10 semifinals, the Chargers can build off some young talent and veteran leadership from last year. New...

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