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Monday, September 28, 2020

Gil Burgmaster: Associate Athletic Director Profile

James Den Bleyker, Staff Writer When it comes to understanding a sport, statistics will play a major role in how the public can interpret whether a team or individual had a successful performance. In addition to performance, statistics can be backed up with worthy connections...

Fall sports preview: Football

Zach Thomann, Sports Editor The Utica College football team is off to a good start to the season with a 20-7 win over St. Lawrence University. The team will look to improve upon a 7-4 season last year and have adopted a new mentality. Head coach Blaise Faggiano...

Skipper jumps into the record book

Jacqui White, Staff Writer   Clarence Skipper was born in Albany, New York, a short drive from Utica College. He didn’t play sports in middle school, due to him preference for video games over sports. But by his freshman year of high school, Skipper was a...

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...

Player profile: Rebecca Plunkett

Jacqui White, Staff Writer   Rebecca Plunkett, a senior from Kings Park, has played lacrosse since she was in kindergarten. Besides starting all 16 games for the lacrosse team last season, Plunkett also had a team high of 40 goals last season. With her two assists...

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...

Behind the scenes

Trainers keep athletes game-ready Christian Rodriguez, Staff Writer   Utica College has 24 athletic programs and has hundreds of student athletes. With these athletes giving their all, there are times where injuries come into play. Some may be major and some may be minor, but our student...

Player profile: Ashelyn Babb

Jordan Hughes, Staff Writer   Ashelyn Babb is the epitome of an ideal player – someone who carries herself with a team oriented mentality, strong work ethic and motivation. The junior health study major is a member of the women’s basketball team, and as a third year...

Coach Profile: David Wadas

Jordan Hughes, Staff Writer   Coaching is the ability to teach what one has been taught.  A task that is far from simple and takes many years to master. One might have all the ability in the world, but to teach is a whole different category. ...

Player profile: Grace Gallentine

Christian Rodriguez, Staff Writer   The UC women’s swim and dive team have had their ups and downs this season, which is normal for a team filled with youth. There are some experienced players who stick out and keep the team focused and positive. One player...