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Football expands 2017 roster with JUCO transfers

Football expands 2017 roster with JUCO transfers

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor
January 21, 2017
Filed under Football, Online Features, Sports

In the wake of a 4-9, 1-7 American Athletic Conference season, head coach Willie Fritz has found a new source of talent: junior college transfers.Athletes use time in JUCO to gain experience and put together a resume with the hopes of transferring to a different program. Often, these players get...

Men’s conference play continues against Cincinnati

Men’s conference play continues against Cincinnati

Kevin Qualman, Staff Reporter
January 21, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Online Features, Sports, Uncategorized

With its American Athletic Conference schedule well underway, the Tulane men’s basketball team (4-14, 1-5 AAC) will look to turn its season around at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, when it hosts conference rival Cincinnati Bearcats (16-2, 6-0 AAC) in Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse.The...

Wave still seeking home conference win, fall to Tulsa 89-82

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
January 20, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Tulane men's basketball team (4-14, 1-5 American Athletic Conference) suffered another conference defeat at the hands of Tulsa (10-7, 4-1 AAC) 89-82 on Wednesday in Tulsa, Oklahoma.This is Tulane's fifth conference loss this season, having already fallen to University of Memphis and Southern...

Building a legacy: Woman’s basketball head coach reflects on 26 years

Susan Fanelli and Madeline Billeaud
January 19, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Upon entering women's basketball head coach Lisa Stockton's office, the first observation made is nothing is a hair out of place. In contrast to her job's unpredictability, Stockton's office reflects the personality traits players see in her.Senior guard Leslie Vorpahl said she respects Stockton's...

Turchin renovations bring fresh take to 2017 season

Turchin renovations bring fresh take to 2017 season

Josh Rothstein, Staff Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Uncategorized

As the Tulane baseball team prepares for its upcoming season, Greer Field at Turchin Stadium is preparing to open its doors with major changes. Beginning in late November, Tulane replaced the original artificial turf playing surface for the first time in nine years. The change makes way for new turf...

Team honors seniors’ strong performances

Team honors seniors’ strong performances

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
December 8, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming and Diving

In a year filled with tough competition, the Tulane women's swimming and diving team competed hard in its senior day against LSU on Saturday, Dec. 3 in the Reily Student Recreation Center natatorium.In the midst of a 161-79 loss to the Tigers, the Green Wave celebrated two seniors, Joy Jason and...

Volleyball, basketball kick off recruitment season

Madeline Billeaud, Staff Reporter
December 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

It is the time of year when high school senior athletes everywhere sign their National Letters of Intent and commit to play their sport at the collegiate level. Tulane Athletics teams have announced several recruits coming with the class of 2021, including men's basketball and women's volleyball.Last...

Final Four returns

Final Four returns

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor
December 8, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports

For the sixth time in the city's history, the National Collegiate Athletic Association men's basketball Final Four will head to the Big Easy.The NCAA announced on Nov. 10 that the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will host both the men's Final Four and men's National Championships in 2022. The announcement...

Bowling prepares for first home fall invitational

Clara Harrington, Sports Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Sports

This weekend, women's bowling will host the fifth annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Bowling Invitational in Kenner, Louisiana. With its beginnings at Tulane going back only to 2011, the team is still quite young. Over the past five years, however, the team has seen enormous growth through the lead...

Tanzel Smart accepts invitation to play in Reese’s Senior Bowl

Susan Fanelli, Sports [email protected]
November 30, 2016
Filed under Football, Online Features, Sports

For the first time since 2014, a Tulane football player has been invited to compete against top football players around the country in the Reese’s Senior Bowl.Tulane’s football Twitter page announced on Wednesday that senior defensive tackle Tanzel Smart will be attending the Senior Bowl ...

Strong November performances show strength of women’s basketball team

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor [email protected]
November 30, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports

As November comes to a close, Tulane women's basketball (5-1, 0-0 American Athletic Conference) is poised to be a threat in the conference after a successful first month.The Green Wave wrapped up its November schedule on Wednesday with an 82-65 win against McNesse State, its last home game before a three...

Volleyball serves up dual sport athletes

Volleyball serves up dual sport athletes

Madeline Billeaud, Staff Reporter
November 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Green Wave volleyball team closed out the season Friday, Nov. 25, with an 18-14 record. The team finished as the most improved team in the nation from the beginning of the season through the end.For most volleyball players, wrapping up the season means taking a break, then focusing on buil...

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