The Tulane Hullabaloo

Women’s hoops improves to 19-5 after impressive Central Florida win

Women’s hoops improves to 19-5 after impressive Central Florida win

Jordan Figueredo, Associate Sports Editor

February 11, 2015

Tulane (19-5, 10-3 AAC) won its third straight game 66-55 against the Central Florida Knights (7-17, 3-10 AAC) Tuesday at Devlin Fieldhouse.In the last meeting, Tulane held the lead for 32 seconds, and ultimately lost 71-70. On Tuesday, The Green Wave lead the entire 40 minutes.With just five minutes into th...

Football revamps coaching staff

Football revamps coaching staff

Jordan Figueredo, Associate Sports Editor

February 11, 2015

Tulane football announced the hiring of Carter Sheridan to serve as the new wide receivers coach and the promotion of Jason Rollins to co-defensive coordinator Tuesday. Doug Lichtenberger will work as linebackers’ coach and coordinator for special teams.Sheridan has spent the last 12 seasons with New O...

Wave finishes No. 2 despite Garces’ record-tying performance

Wave finishes No. 2 despite Garces’ record-tying performance

Oliver Grigg, Print Sports Editor

February 10, 2015

Junior golfer Silvia Garces tied the school record for the lowest individual round with a 7-under 65 Monday but Tulane shot a 3-over 291 total Tuesday and finished No. 2 at the 2015 UCF Challenge at the Eagle Creek Golf Club in Orlando, Florida.Garces finished in fourth place, which marks the best...

Wave stays local, signing 17 recruits on National Signing Day

Jordan Figueredo, Associate Sports Editor

February 8, 2015

Despite the growing national reputation of Tulane's football program, head coach Curtis Johnson has remained committed to recruiting locally and building strong in-state relationships. The Wave signed 17 student-athletes on National Signing Day Feb. 4, including 14 Louisiana natives. Johnson has successfull...

Huskies roll past Wave in final five minutes

Huskies roll past Wave in final five minutes

Oliver Grigg, Print Sports Editor

February 8, 2015

The game had the makings of a David vs. Goliath matchup: defending NCAA National Champions Connecticut (13-9, 6-4 American Athletic Conference) against first-year AAC member Tulane (13-10, 4-7 AAC). The Wave, riding a four game losing streak and sinking fast in the AAC standings, took the court aga...

Football announces 2015-16 opponents

Jordan Figueredo, Associate Sports Editor

February 7, 2015

Tulane will face tough opponents during the 2015 football season, including six teams that made an appearance in a bowl game last season. The Athletics Department announced the Wave's schedule Feb. 4. The Wave opens its season against Duke Sept. 3 at Yulman Stadium. The team will also play against Ma...

Baseball Media Day

Baseball Media Day

Will Potts, Photo Editor

February 4, 2015

Head coach David Pierce comes from Sam Houston State, where he had coached since 2012 and compiled a 121-63 record. Pierce said his goal is to win five types of championships this season: the regular season title, the American Athletic Conference tournament championship, a NCAA Regional, a NCAA Supe...

Former Wave standout Julius Warmsley enjoys Super Bowl as Seahawk

Former Wave standout Julius Warmsley enjoys Super Bowl as Seahawk

Dara Tucker, Sports Reporter

February 3, 2015

Though the New Orleans Saints missed the playoffs this year, New Orleans was still well represented in Super Bowl XLIX. Former Tulane football defensive end Julius Warmsley is a member of the NFC champion Seattle Seahawks’ practice squad.As part of the Seahawks’ 10-man practice squad, Warmsley did...

Wave rolls into prominent Southland Bowling League

Wave rolls into prominent Southland Bowling League

Jordan Figueredo, Associate Sports Editor

February 3, 2015

Tulane has been selected as one of eight collegiate bowling programs to join the Southland Bowling League, a newly formed conference for NCAA bowling programs. Tulane will join the league alongside Sam Houston State, Stephen F. Austin State, Arkansas State, Louisiana Tech, Monmouth, Valparaiso and Vanderb...

Opinion: Overshadowed by football, Conroy deserves recognition for basketball wins

Opinion: Overshadowed by football, Conroy deserves recognition for basketball wins

Alec Freudenstein, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2015

Tulane is on a mission to become a football school and the sport has dominated the recent focus of Tulane Athletics. The emphasis is not without reason; football is a moneymaker in the South.A higher level of commitment and attention to the football program from the athletic department was required t...

Season Review with Curtis Johnson

Season Review with Curtis Johnson

Jonathan Harvey, Online Sports Editor

February 3, 2015

Tulane head coach Curtis Johnson just completed his third season at Tulane. After a promising Bowl birth last season, the Wave took a step back in the new American Athletic Conference, finishing 3-9. Inconsistency and inexperience on offense and special teams plagued Tulane all season, but Johnson love...

Pierce leads new baseball era

Pierce leads new baseball era

Jordan Figueredo, Associate Sports Editor

February 1, 2015

The 2014-15 baseball season brings a fresh Green Wave program.In its inaugural season in the American Athletic Conference, Tulane — which finished 30-28 overall, 11-13 in Conference USA last season — is now under new leadership with head coach David Pierce.Pierce comes from Sam Houston State, whe...