Kean Athletics raise money for toddler

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Photo Courtesy of Leslie LaFronz

By : Brittany Pavlichko | Published Feb 8, 2017 When Leslie LaFronz, field hockey head coach overheard Margie Acker, head softball coach at Kean University tell her about her brother’s son who has a brain tumor, LaFronz took it upon herself to join together with the Kean athletics to raise money. “Do not take anything for granted, enjoy every moment you […]

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Kean men’s volleyball team opens season with winning record

The men’s volleyball team brings it in before the match. Photo Credit: Sara Ridgway

By Sara Ridgway  | Published Feb 8, 2017 Starting their season with a bang, the Kean men’s volleyball team is currently 7-2 after defeating the seventh ranked team in the nation, Nazareth College. Currently ranked at ten in the country, the team is projected to capture the Skyline Conference title for the sixth consecutive season. The team returned to campus […]

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Batter up

Richard Ferguson throwing out a pitch

  By Brittany Pavlichko | Published Feb 8th, 2017 With the spring quickly approaching, Kean University’s baseball team is preparing to take home the national championship with 13 new faces on the team. Head Coach Neil Ioviero will be entering his 20th season with the Cougars and believes the new players will adjust quickly and the pitching staff will be better […]

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Women’s volleyball suffers season-ending loss to Ramapo

Women’s Volleyball 2016 Team Photo
Photo courtesy of Kimberly DeRitter

By: Brittany Pavlichko l Published Dec. 21, 2016 Kean University’s women’s volleyball team ended their 2016 season with a record of 21-12, losing to Ramapo in the semi-finals. The Cougars landed their spot in the postseason for their fifth straight consecutive year. They started the season strong with a five-game winning streak and had a seven-game winning streak in mid-October. They […]

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Jesse Larkin named NJAC Rookie of the Year

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By: Craig Epstein | Published Dec. 12, 2016 For the second year in a row, a Kean University women’s volleyball player received the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Rookie of the Year award. Jesse Larkin, a native of California and freshman, finished the season second in the league with a .333 hitting percentage and averaged 1.01 blocks per set. She […]

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Kean football goes ‘bowling’ to end 2016 season

Kean University's football team after winning the ECAC Bowl in 2016. Credit: Larry Levanti

By Brittany Pavlichko | Published Dec. 12, 2016 Kean University’s football team won the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Bowl Championship, ending their 2016 season with a 7-4 record. Throughout the season, the team suffered major injuries which made them fall in the middle of the season. Linebackers Robert Meade and Darin Hungerford were injured, leaving the Cougars suffering in […]

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Cougar goalie Brad Watkins recognized for athletics, academics

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By Sara Ridgway | Published Dec. 12, 2016 Brad Watkins earned College Sports Information Director (CoSida) Academic All-District 2 First-Team recognition for his performance both athletically and academically. He is the first Cougar in Kean University history to receive the award. Earning the award that Watkins did not even know existed was a pleasant surprise, as he described being recognized […]

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