Despite earning a 9-0 victory against Stevens Institute of Technology on Wednesday, April 18, the women’s tennis team lost its first game of the season when they fell to the University of Mary Washington, 7-2, on Saturday, April 21. Meanwhile, the men dropped both of their games.
With only a couple of weeks of the season left to play, the women’s tennis team continued its undefeated season last week, earning two victories. At the same time, the men’s team claimed two more wins before enduring a 6-3 loss against New York University on Sunday, April 8.
Continuing where they finished last semester, the women’s tennis team began their spring season with two massive victories over Rider University, 8-1, and Swarthmore College, 6-3, while the men’s team suffered its first defeat of the season to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 8-1.
A great week for the women’s side began on Thursday, March 22, defeating Rider University, 8-1, at the Student Recreation Center.
The men’s tennis team began their season with a pair of wins at home, defeating both Dickinson College, 9-0, on Saturday, March 3, and Franklin and Marshall College the next day, 7-2.
“This was a great start for us,” said head coach Scott Dicheck. “We are very optimistic about the season. The toughest problem we’ve had to start the season is a lot of injuries, but the leaders we have on the team helped us through.”
The soccer world woke up to the most dreadful news imaginable on Tuesday, Nov. 29: A flight carrying the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense crashed in Colombia just outside of Medellin.
Of the 81 people on the flight, which included players, coaches, journalists and airline staff, only six survived.
After more than five years of conflict between the forces of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria and opposition rebels, fighting in one of the most war-torn nations over the past half decade has come to a halt.
After the women’s tennis team’s 8-1 victory against William Paterson University, they managed to clinch their 34th consecutive New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) title and continue their 171-match winning streak against NJAC competition along the way.
Ansar al-Islam, a Bangladeshi militant group with close links to al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the killings of a top gay rights activist and his friend on Monday, April 25, in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka.