Kean falls to Salisbury in home opener

Quarterback Charles App

By Gregory Patuto | Published Sept. 22, 2017 Salisbury University spoiled the home opener for Kean as they defeated the Cougars, 21-13. Salisbury (2-1) set the tone right away as quarterback Brandon Lewis hit wide receiver Josh McClain on a 52-yard touchdown pass. This lead would not last very long as Kean (0-2) would respond on their first drive of […]

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Kean football falls to Springfield College in season opener

Football team photo 2016 season. Credit: Larry Levanti

By Gregory Patuto | Published Sept. 12, 2017 Kean University’s football team opened up its season with a loss on Saturday against Springfield College. The Cougars traveled to Stagg Field in Massachusetts only to fall 28-8. Springfield (2-0) gained 339 yards on offense in this game, however, only eight of them came via pass. Running back Jordan Wilcox led the […]

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Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony

Jay Sgaramella holding his prestigious award. Credit: Craig Epstein

By Craig Epstein | Published May 8, 2017 On what was a very ceremonious night, seven new members were inducted into the 20th edition of the Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame. Melissa Beyruti, Pascal Clergio, Johanna Hedler, Ebony Jackson, Melissa Nunez, Perry Schatzow, and Jay Sgaramella made up the Class of 2017. Each member showed extreme humility and grace towards […]

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Men’s volleyball wraps up 2017 season


By Sara Ridgway | Published May 8, 2017 The men’s volleyball team reigns as Skyline Conference Champions for the sixth consecutive season. After going undefeated in conference play during the 2017 season, the Cougars faced St. Joseph’s College – Long Island in the semifinals of the conference playoff s for a three-set win. Advancing to the finals, Kean faced The […]

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Women’s lacrosse in hope of postseason run


  By Greg Patuto | Published May 8, 2017 Before the season began, head coach Jordan Trautman had one thing in mind and that was for her team to make it back to the postseason. With conference play winding down, the women’s lacrosse team is right where they need to be. The Cougars are 14 games into their season and […]

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Kean graduate named head coach in Westfield

Matthew Gualtieri coaching the team at Warinanco Park.

Photo by: Beth Hornstein

By Alex Wisniewski| Published May 6, 2017 Matthew Gualtieri, a graduate of Kean University, has been named head coach of the first-ever girls’ ice hockey team of Westfield High School. Gualtieri, who has been coaching hockey for twenty-two years, was selected for the coaching job in the Spring of 2016. The team finished their first season with a 3-11-1 record. […]

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Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Hall of Fame announcement.
Photo Courtesy of Kean Athletics Department

By Craig Epstein| Published April 6, 2017 On Thursday, April 20, 2017, seven new members will be inducted into the Benisch Athletic Hall of Fame as the Class of 2017. Inductees include Melissa Beyruti, Pascal Clerigo, Johanna Hedler, Ebony Jackson, Melissa Nunez, Perry Schatzow and Jay Sgaramella. They will be among 124 other members of the Kean University Benisch Athletic […]

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Player of the week: Morgan Graham

Graham in action on the field. 
Photo Courtesy of Larry Levanti

By Gregory Patuto | Published April 6, 2017 Sophomore Morgan Graham of the women’s lacrosse team has been named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the week of February 27 to March 6 after a monster game in their season opener. The Cougars opened on March 4, 2017, with a 20-4 win over SUNY Old Westbury. […]

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Men’s volleyball undefeated in the Skyline

Garbowski and Mercadante set up the block.
Photo Courtesy of Sara Ridgway

By Sara Ridgway | Published April 6, 2017 The men’s volleyball team opened Skyline Conference play undefeated, picking up four wins over the course of their first two tri-matches. The Cougars picked up their first two conference wins on March 19, 2017 against Sarah Lawrence College and Yeshiva University to begin battling for their sixth straight conference title. Kean swept both teams […]

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Kean baseball takes on California

Getting ready to catch the ball. 
Photo Courtesy of Richard Ferguson

  By Brittany Pavlichko | Published April 6, 2017 While spring break was a time to relax and unwind, it was the opposite for Kean University’s baseball team as they traveled to California to play tough teams. In California, the Cougars lost two of their six games stating it was a challenge competing against good teams. They played against University of […]

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