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Madness returns

Madness returns

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Every game is sudden death: lose and go home.The end of the regular season marks the beginning of the pinnacle of collegiate basketball, officially known as March Madness.Before the best 68 men's and women's teams from across the nation "lace them up" to compete with the ultimate hopes of becoming...

New leaders, old faces step up for No. 25 men’s tennis

New leaders, old faces step up for No. 25 men’s tennis

Josh Rothstein and Jordan Figueredo
March 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

Game. Set. Match.Starting off with an 8-2 record, the ball was in Tulane's court as the men's tennis team began its 2017 season.Fans questioned how the team would be able to replace the former face of Tulane tennis, Dominik Koepfer, who finished his career at Tulane with the second-highest record...

Offensive struggles at the plate cause Wave’s slow start

Offensive struggles at the plate cause Wave’s slow start

Kevin Qualman, Staff Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Tulane baseball made it to the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference last year and played in the NCAA Regional Playoff. Despite losing head coach David Pierce and five players to the MLB, the Wave retained five positional starters and new head coach Travis Jewett brings a history of winning...

#WavecrushWednesday: Leslie Vorpahl

#WavecrushWednesday: Leslie Vorpahl

Jake Eig, Staff Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

This week's #WaveCrushWednesday is senior point guard Leslie Vorpahl, the Tulane women's basketball star who is a force on the basketball court and in the classroom. Leslie has started for the past two seasons and is the second player in program history to reach 1,000 points and 500 assists in her...

Baseball opens season with tie in Air Force doubleheader, loss to Army

Baseball opens season with tie in Air Force doubleheader, loss to Army

Rebecca Sprague, Contributing Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

After Friday night's storms delayed the Green Wave's season opener at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium until Saturday, the Travis Jewett era began.Tulane (1-3, 0-0 American Athletic Conference) split a doubleheader against Air Force (2-2, 0-1 Mountain West Conference) on Saturday, winning the first...

The Olive and Blue

The Olive and Blue

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

While known today as The Green Wave, from 1893 to 1919 Tulane Athletics teams were known as "The Olive and Blue." The eye-catching colors of olive green and sky blue have long been and continue to be a staple at Tulane.Thanks to the minds of Tulane's equipment managers, these unique color combinations have led to a new su...

Central Missouri honors Fritz’s legacy

Central Missouri honors Fritz’s legacy

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under Archives, Football, Sports

Coaching the Central Missouri Mules runs in the Fritz family.On Feb. 11, Central Missouri honored second-generation head football coach Willie Fritz for his dedication to the football program by giving him one of the school's highest honors. Fritz was inducted into its Athletics Hall of Fame as a...

From the basement: New March Madness unveiling process is an unnecessary attention grab

From the basement: New March Madness unveiling process is an unnecessary attention grab

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Tulane men's basketball's 5-23 record (2-14 American Athletic Conference) means it will not be one of the teams selected to participate in March Madness this year. Even if the team improves significantly in the offseason, it will most likely not be selected next year either.That does not change...

Women’s basketball nearly pulls off upset over No. 1 UConn, but falls 63-60

Jake Eig, Contributing Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

Tulane women's basketball (16-11, 7-7 American Athletic Conference) nearly ousted the No. 1 ranked UConn (26-0, 13-0 AAC) before falling to the Huskies 63-60 in the final minutes on Saturday at home.The Wave's last game was a 62-51 win over AAC rivals Cincinnati on Wednesday, while UConn's last...

Men’s tennis defeats LSU Tigers for second consecutive year

Madeline Billeaud, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

Adding another win to its season, the Tulane men's tennis team took down LSU 4-2 Thursday. Tulane beat LSU for the second year in a row, this time on home court."We knew this year they were going to come out and try and get some revenge," senior Sebastian Rey said. "But we really wanted to get the...

From the basement: Investments, patience yield results

From the basement: Investments, patience yield results

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Sports

The first principle stated in Tulane Athletics' mission statement is "to recognize participation in athletics as an integral part of the educational process." If Tulane shows the patience to let investment bloom, then students choosing Tulane because of athletics might not be so hard to believe.Students...

Tulane signature chant draws roots from student journalism

Tulane signature chant draws roots from student journalism

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
February 20, 2017
Filed under Archives, Sports

A One, A Two, A Helluva Hullabaloo?  The classic cheer that orientation leaders ingrain in you — or try to — during orientation is not just a random combination of words but also a way to unite the crowds at sporting events and support the Green Wave every time the team scores.Not everyone ...

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