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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Player Profile; Kells Casey

Jim McLaughlin, Sports Editor  After four years of playing field hockey in the cage, and being a part of three Empire 8 Championships, senior Kells Casey decided to pick up a lacrosse stick and give it a shot as well. “My roommates Colleen and Tori both...

Profile: Laurel Simer

Matt Rogers, Co-Editor-in-Chief Then ten years old, Laurel Simer was playing on an inflatable obstacle course when she tripped and hit her head. It was still hurting a few days later, so as a precaution, she got it checked out. After a CAT scan and a...

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...

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...

Coach Profile Nikki Kieffer

Morgan Manfredo Staff Writer Nikki Kieffer is Utica College’s new assistant women’s field hockey coach. Although it can be tough for a former Pioneer to coach a year after their playing career, Kieffer found a way to make the adjustment. She was welcomed by her former teammates...

Player Profile: John Burke

Ed Zakrzewski Staff Writer John Burke is a senior on the men’s soccer team at Utica College. Burke is from Commack, NY, which is on Long Island. He is regarded as a highly respected teammate and player by his coaches and teammates. In 2014, Burke appeared in...

Coach Profile: Devyn Ramsay

James McClendon Staff Writer Coach Devyn Ramsay is in her first year as a Utica College cross-country/track and field assistant coach. She is very excited to be a part of the Utica College community. Ramsay graduated from Benzie Central High School in Benzonia, Michigan. So the decision...

Player Profile: Cassandra McNitt

Ed Zakrzewski Staff Writer Cassandra McNitt has been a part of the Utica College women’s soccer team for only two seasons, but in that short time she gained the respect from her teammates and coaches. McNitt transferred to Utica College her junior year after spending her first...

Coach Profile: Alex Fisher

Patrick Rivers Asst. Sports Editor Utica College men’s soccer assistant coach Alex Fisher is extremely happy to be here. The soccer program at UC welcomed him with open arms this year and he is here to help mold them into Empire 8 Conference champions. Although he...

Player Profile: Colleen Dowling

Eddie Zakrzewski Staff Writer For most student-athletes, winning one championship is the ultimate goal or dream. But to be a part of three championships is something special. Colleen Dowling is a senior field hockey player for the Pioneers and has had the opportunity to be a part...