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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Athletes of the Week

Dan Piersma, Assistant Sports Editor Each week, the Utica Pioneers hand out a pair of awards for Athlete of the Week. Recently, senior Chase Pecoraro and sophomore Kira Seaman were given those honors.    

Organization Profile: SAAC, Giving a Voice to Student Athletes

Dan Piersma, Staff Writer The Students Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) is like most of the other clubs on campus but the only difference is that it is only open to athletes who are willing to have their voices heard...

Former UC Running Back Goes Pro in Germany

Nick McAdam, Assistant Sports Editor The Erding Bulls of the German Football League recently agreed to terms to sign former Utica Pioneers running back Nicodemus Gambill to a professional contract. Details about the contract were undisclosed to the public.

Staying fit in the Dead of Winter

Debra Born, Assistant Features Editor Staying fit and energized can be a challenge for some when it is cold and dark outside during the winter months. With much of the little energy that students have being...

Non-Winter Athletes Show School Spirit

Nick McAdam, Assistant Sports Editor According to the NCAA, over 70,000 college athletes participate in winter sports; that is, around 14 percent of the total 480,000 athletes at the collegiate level that exists. Offseason athletes or non-athletes, in general,...

UC Graduate is Running for a Good Cause

Maggie Reid, Features Editor Derek Seminaro is an ultra-marathon athlete who was born and raised in upstate New York. Being a native Utican, he decided to attend Utica College after graduating high school.

Michele Davis Continues to Find Success Through Devotion to Players

By Samuel Northrup, Editor-In-Chief While growing up in South Utica, Michele Davis had two options to keep herself busy after Sunday morning church service let out: she could watch the day’s NASCAR race with her father, which she found boring with the exception of car...

Time Flies: Senior Athletes Reflect on Good Memories

Christian Rodriguez, Assistant Sports Editor Utica College senior athletes have devoted their lives to their sports for the last four years. For the class of 2018, their journey has come to an end. They are now what senior basketball player Maggie Tabone calls “NARPs,” which stands...

Spring Sports in Full Swing

Madison Judge, Staff Writer Student’s across campus are excited for a new chapter in UC sports to begin as the Pioneers have a chance to come out and win their respective Empire 8 championships. Some, like freshman Maki Medici, are hopeful for the Pioneers success...

Get to know your Pioneers: Matthew Patton for Swim and Dive

Interview by Assistant Sports Editor Zach Thomann Utica College sophomore diver Matthew Patton has had frequent success for the Pioneer swim and dive team, placing first in the 1-Meter diving event for the last five meets. During his streak, Patton broke his own school record...