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Tulane baseball loses to previously winless Columbia, Jewett still hopeful

Tulane baseball loses to previously winless Columbia, Jewett still hopeful

Jake Brennan and Josh Axelrod, Sports Editor and Associate Editor
March 23
Filed under Archives, Baseball, Sports

It was bound to happen at some point, and — considering the state of Tulane baseball (7-13) — it is fitting that it happened here.Previously 0-10 on the season, Columbia (1-11) defeated Tulane 11-5 on Saturday at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium. While the Green Wave won the three-game series overall,...

Tulane athletes participate in Special Olympics Clinic

Tulane athletes participate in Special Olympics Clinic

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
March 23
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Sports, Swimming and Diving

While most of Tulane's athletes are deep in the throes of the offseason, members of various teams have shifted gears from dunking and diving to community outreach.On Saturday, several Tulane athletes participated in a clinic for members of the Special Olympics Unified Sports program. The two groups...

Transfer trend continues: Men’s basketball loses 20 players in five seasons

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
March 23
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

Even though it means riding the bench for a season, student-athletes often transfer. Their reasons range from changes in coaching staff to a lack of playing time.Transferring is most common in basketball, which has more than double those of football and triple those of baseball. According to For...

Colin Slater left New Orleans after Katrina, returns for basketball

Colin Slater left New Orleans after Katrina, returns for basketball

Madeline Billeaud, Staff Reporter
March 23
Filed under Basketball, Sports

When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, more than a million people were displaced, many of whom never returned to the city they once called home.Freshman Colin Slater was one of these displaced residents. Despite being away for 11 years, his love for the city led him back home as he pursues...

Wave cruises through second round of WNIT with 66-49 win over Grambling

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
March 21
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

Tulane women's basketball (8-14, 7-9 American Athletic Conference) advanced to the Women's National Invitational Tournament on Sunday after winning against the Grambling State Tigers (19-15, 14-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) 66-49 at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in the Devlin Fieldhouse.The game...

Women’s basketball advances in NIT with win over UT-Arlington

Shea Dobson, Contributing Reporter
March 17
Filed under Archives, Baseball, Sports

Junior guard Kolby Morgan scored 20 points, senior guard Leslie Vorphal scored 13, and the Green Wave dominated the boards in a 62-53 victory over Texas-Arlington Thursday at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse in round one of the Women's National Invitational Tournament.UT-Arlington lept...

Green Wave pitchers wind up for challenges, pressures of college play

Green Wave pitchers wind up for challenges, pressures of college play

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
March 16
Filed under Basketball, Sports

There are 60 feet and six inches which separate the pitcher from the plate. That distance separates the opponent from the challenger. A win from a loss.Tulane baseball features 33 men on its roster, 17 of which are pitchers.While baseball has gotten off to a 4-12 start under new head coach Travis...

From the Basement: March Madness predictions

From the Basement: March Madness predictions

Jake Brennan, Jordan Figueredo, Susan Fanelli, and Josh Axelrod
March 16
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

It's everyone's favorite time of the year.On Thursday, March 16, March Madness will officially begin as 68 teams from across the country lace 'em up for the opportunity to win the national championships in Phoenix. Everyone, even The Hullabaloo, wants a piece of the action as we pick our favorites...

Pay to play

Pay to play

Jordan Figueredo and Jake Brennan
March 16
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Showcase, Sports

"We do have hungry nights that we don't have enough money to get food in," former UConn guard and current Portland Trailblazer Shabazz Napier said in a post-game interview in 2014. "Sometimes, there's hungry nights where I'm not able to eat, ... but I still gotta play up to my capabilities."Napier is not alone in his struggles. Former Housto...

Baseball drops final two, is swept by San Diego through weekend series

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
March 15
Filed under Archives, Baseball, No Photo, Online Features, Sports

In a four-game series against the San Diego University Toreros (10-3), Tulane baseball (3-12), dropped its final two on Saturday and Sunday. The Wave fell to the Toreros 5-4 on Saturday and 6-2 on Sunday at Greer Field in Turchin Stadium.The Wave entered the stadium on Saturday looking to bounce...

Baseball drops first two in four-game weekend series against San Diego

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
March 13
Filed under Baseball, Online Features, Sports

The 2017 season had a rough start for Tulane baseball (3-11). It lost the first two games in a four-game series against the San Diego Toreros (9-3) on Thursday and Friday, losing 11-4 and 7-4, respectively at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium.The Green Wave entered the series after snapping a losing...

From the basement: Tulane women’s basketball struggles in AAC, deserves NCAA tournament spot

From the basement: Tulane women’s basketball struggles in AAC, deserves NCAA tournament spot

Rebecca Sprague, Contributing Reporter
March 11
Filed under Basketball, Online Features, Sports

With the announcement of the 2017 NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Championship bracket fast approaching on Monday, something needs to be said: Tulane women's basketball (16-14, 7-9 American Athletic Conference) deserves an at-large bid.At first glance, Tulane's stats are not as impressive as other...

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