The Tulane Hullabaloo

Starting anew: Tulane baseball seeks success with new team and season

Tulane baseball looks to start strong after a slowdown last year. The team opens against Wright State on February 16th.

Shea Dobson, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2018

With almost a week to go before the start of the season, Tulane baseball coach Travis Jewett has quite a bit on his mind. Perhaps the most important of those things will be choosing a starting lineup. The Green Wave added 21 new players to the team this season, including 12 freshmen and nine transfer players. After finishing 27-31 last year during Jewett's first season as head coach, a massive numb...

Rookie season shows strengths of Gozzo twins

Rookie season shows strengths of Gozzo twins

Kevin Qualman, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2017

Playing collegiate sports is a rare enough experience in itself. Playing with a twin brother on the same field at the same time is an experience that few can share. For freshmen shortstop Sal Gozzo and catcher Paul Gozzo, that strange circumstance is their reality. "It is definitely special...

Wave, Tigers rivalry stands test of time

Wave, Tigers rivalry stands test of time

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

April 27, 2017

Beyond the Red Sox and Yankees, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, or Batman and Superman, Tulane and LSU's rivalry runs deeper and fiercer than any other. Tuesday night, the Tulane and LSU baseball teams faced off for the fourth time in two years. The Wave not only won the game and swept the series...

Wave sweeps Huskies in weekend series, take sole control of AAC

Wave sweeps Huskies in weekend series, take sole control of AAC

Kevin Qualman and Josh Axelrod

April 20, 2017

With its 18-19, 7-2 American Athletic Conference record, underdog Tulane took down AAC champ UConn. In an early weekend series, the Wave swept UConn (21-14, 6-3 AAC). Heading into the series, UConn had not lost a game in conference play and sat atop the conference standings. After the sweep, the...

#WaveCrushWednesday: Brandon Issa

#WaveCrushWednesday: Brandon Issa

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

April 19, 2017

This week’s #WaveCrushWednesday is Brandon Issa, a redshirt sophomore pitcher for the Green Wave. Issa, originally from Old Tappan, New Jersey, is studying public relations and has been playing baseball all his life. In his most recent appearance on Tuesday at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium, Issa started...

Matter of trust: Pitcher-catcher relationship solidifies success

Matter of trust: Pitcher-catcher relationship solidifies success

Jordan Figueredo and Brandi Doyal

April 13, 2017

"The game starts [and] ends with the pitching," redshirt junior pitcher J.P. France said. "I mean, the starting pitcher is going to set the tone for the game and depending on what the score is, the closer's going to end the game." Many fans see pitching as the heart of the game of baseball, and while Fran...

Conference play heats up for Green Wave against Cincinnati

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

April 7, 2017

Coming off a win in its first conference weekend series against South Florida, the Green Wave (12-17, 2-1 American Athletic Conference) will head to Ohio for a weekend conference series against the Cincinnati Bearcats (14-14, 1-2 AAC). In its final home game before heading north, Tulane fell 9-5...

Tulane travels to Baton Rouge, faces rival LSU

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

March 27, 2017

The most anticipated Louisiana rival game returns as Tulane (9-15) takes on No. 4 LSU (18-7, 4-2 SEC) at 6:30 Tuesday at Skip Bertman Field at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge. From a sold-out Greer Field at Turchin Stadium in 2015 which ultimately ended with the Wave losing 13-7, to the first Tulane...

Tulane baseball loses to previously winless Columbia, Jewett still hopeful

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Jake Brennan and Josh Axelrod, Sports Editor and Associate Editor

March 23, 2017

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

Members of Tulane's football, baseball and men's basketball teams led clinics and drills with participants from the Special Olympics Unified Sports program on the basketball courts of the Reily Center on March 18.

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

March 23, 2017

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...

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

Shea Dobson, Contributing Reporter

March 17, 2017

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...

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

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

March 15, 2017

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...