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Friday, October 23, 2020

Player Profile: Roman Ammirato

Andhika Wardojo, Staff Writer Utica College senior Roman Ammirato is currently playing in his second season with the Pioneer men’s hockey team. Born in Williamstown, New Jersey, Ammirato was a transfer student from Union College and arrived as a junior. Eight games into this season, Ammirato...

Player Profile: Hayden Dawes

Ben Mehic, Staff Writer Imagine coming into a new situation, a new school and a new country. That’s exactly what many of Utica College’s most prominent hockey players must do. The jump from Canada to the United States could be a tough one, despite the countries...

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.

Coach profile: James Lemieux

Anthony Cittadino, Sports Editor   The Utica College track and field team added a strong member to their coaching staff in the fall of 2014, coach James Lemieux. Since his hiring, Lemieux has specialized in all throwing events for the Pioneers. His presence here at UC...

Coach Profile: Sam Catterson

Douglas Seitz, Staff Writer Coach Sam Catterson was a 2005 graduate of Ithaca College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History. While completing his degree, Catterson also competed in track and field where he excelled at three different events: pole vault, decathlon,...

Facilities team keeps dome squeaky clean

Zach Thomann, Assistant Sports Editor   When the dome opened its doors in 2015, the Utica campus became a focal point for numerous track events during the winter season. The construction of the dome did not only benefit student-athletes, but also created two custodian positions. Keneth Smith...

Coach Profile: Matt Rogers

Douglas Seitz, Staff Writer Head football coach, Blaise Faggiano says “Every Coach on our staff is a Utica College graduate except three of us” and continues to explain that is something that he takes a tremendous amount of pride in.” Utica College assistant football coach Matt...

Behind the scenes of UC athletics: Jeff Stanimer

Christian Rodriguez, Assistant Sports Editor Equipment manager Jeffrey Stanimer is one of many workers at Utica College operating behind the scenes. The fans see the coaches, administrators, trainers and team managers, but Stanimer is out of the spotlight. His job is to make sure the players...

Player Profile: Anthony Bierria-Anderson

Zach Thomann, Sports Editor The Utica College football team has not won the last game of the season in the three years senior Anthony Bierria-Anderson has put on the Pioneer uniform. This includes the loss in last year’s James Lynah Bowl to Westminster College. “I remember...

Lauren Patterson- Player Profile

Benjamin Mehic, Staff Writer Lauren Patterson, a freshman hockey player for Utica College, carries herself with a quiet demeanor. In the hallways, you would never think that she prefers to play hockey for the aggressiveness. On the ice though, Patterson is third in goals for...