Kean women’s basketball falls short in semifinals

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By Craig Epstein | Published March 7, 2017 Kean University’s women’s basketball team suffered a loss of 77-71 in their semi-final match-up against Rutgers-Newark on Feb 22. Throughout the game, Kean led the Scarlet Raiders, but fell short in the fourth quarter leaving the team disappointed. However, the loss will be a motivation for next season. “I am very proud […]

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Softball kicks off season

2017 Softball Team.
Photo Courtesy of  Julia Stasil

By Brittany Pavlichko | Published March 3, 2017 For 18 consecutive seasons, head softball coach Margie Acker will be returning to Kean University in addition to four new players on the team. Some of the new faces on the field will include freshman infielder Julia Stasil and Tatiana Yourstone, Pitcher and outfielder Taryn DiGiacomo and transfer pitcher and infielder Jacqueline Riley. Stasil […]

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Kean Athletics raise money for toddler

Wristbands for fundraiser 
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


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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