The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane beach volleyball puts up solid performance at White Sands tournament

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Dustin Birnbaum, Contributing Reporter

October 30, 2019

In its first preseason tournament games in Gulf Shores, Alabama, the Green Wave beach volleyball team went 3-0 at the White Sands Volleyball Courts. Three of the team’s pairs also went undefeated. The duo of junior Ashley Delgado and sophomore Ellie Leitko proved to be too much for their opponents, junior Gabriella Becerra and freshman Ashton Mares were a force to be reckoned with and sop...

First football, now basketball: Tulane’s sports are on the rise — and it starts with coaching

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Charles Lieberman , Contributing Reporter

October 30, 2019

  After a more than forgettable 2018-19 basketball season, Tulane hopes to bounce back and prove the naysayers wrong. After going 0-18 in conference and 4-27 overall, the Green Wave has obvious room for growth. And growth is what new coach Ron Hunter intends to achieve. Beginning with the...

Tulane baseball begins fall ball and preparations for 2020 season

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Abe Seldowitz, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

The Tulane Green Wave baseball team has announced its 2019 fall ball schedule. Fourth-year head coach Travis Jewett is looking forward to the practices and scrimmages upcoming for his team in the fall to prepare for the spring. “Our approach to the fundamentals and attention to detail during th...

A missed opportunity: Tulane should consider varsity soccer

Czars Trinidad | Senior Staff Artist

Abe Seldowitz, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

The Green Wave Athletics program has not had a soccer team since 2008, when there was a women’s team but not a men’s team. This might seem unusual. A bona fide NCAA Division I athletic program with athletes seeking professional careers across multiple sports lacks soccer, the most popular sport ...

Tulane’s bowling team strikes gold

Madison McCall bowls in a tournament.

Ben Friedman, Contributing Reporter

October 23, 2019

The Tulane women’s bowling team is currently ranked No. 14 in the NCAA. Last year, the team finished with a record of 66-56. That’s 26-20 in Baker competitions and 32-18 in the traditional team format matches, for a 54% winning percentage. This year’s team consists of freshmen Jenica Baron...

Winterfest: a new athletic tradition

Hanson Dai | Art Director

Owen Scher, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

This October, Tulane Athletics is introducing an exciting opportunity for Green Wave fans. The inaugural Winterfest will take place Thursday, Oct. 24, at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Winterfest is billed as a celebration of the upcoming seasons for Tulane’s winter sports teams....

Tulane women’s tennis freshmen have impressive debut

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Jude Papillion, Sports Editor

October 23, 2019

Since the first serve of the 2019-20 season, the Tulane women’s tennis team has competed in two tournaments. The team kicked off its season on the weekend of Friday, Sept. 27, at the Samford Invitational in Birmingham, Alabama.  On the first day of the invitational, the Green Wave defeated Memp...

Tulane swimming & diving kicks off season against LSU

The Tulane women's swimming and diving team heads to North Miami, Florida, for its next meet Oct. 18-19.

Harrison Simon, Contributing Reporter

October 16, 2019

After a fourth-place finish at last year’s American Athletic Conference Championships, the Tulane women’s swimming and diving team is seeking to repeat last year’s success with aspirations to secure a medal at this year’s competition. But first, the team faces a rigorous season ahead. The Green Wave, led by he...

Tulane sailing brings the boom, makes acceptable showings at multiple regattas

Sophomore Ciara Rodriguez-Horan participates in a regatta for the Green Wave sailing team.

Jude Papillion, Contributing Reporter

October 16, 2019

The Green Wave sailing team has participated in four competitions since The Hullabaloo’s last update on the team.  After finishing second and winning seven of nine events in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Regatta, the team traveled to New London, Connecticut, Sept. 28-29 to compete in the Women's Sho...

Memphis alone stands between Tulane and spot in AP top 25

Courtesy of Tulane Athletics.

Jake Blancher, Contributing Reporter

October 16, 2019

This Saturday, the Tulane Green Wave will face the 5-1 Memphis Tigers for lone control of second place in the American Athletic Conference West Division, trailing only the 6-0 SMU Mustangs.  This will be the 36th matchup between the two AAC teams, with Memphis currently leading the all-time series...

The name’s Monaco Caterine. Mallory Monaco Caterine. Professor by day, superhero athlete by night.

Professor of classical studies Mallory Monaco Caterine was on the AllStar team of the Big Easy Rollergirls.

Alex Smith, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Professor of classical studies Mallory Monaco Caterine saw her first roller derby match 12 years ago at a Philly Rollergirls match in Philadelphia. To say this experience created a lasting interest would be an understatement. “I thought they looked like superheroes,” Monaco Caterine said when rem...

‘Fear the trees!’: The Hullabaloo’s picks for weirdest mascots in sports

Ashley Chen | Production Manager

Jude Papillion, Contributing Reporter

October 9, 2019

Mascots have been a part of the gameday experience for decades, and these sometimes-furry creatures are beloved by the fans of the teams they symbolize and are used to rally their teams to victory. That has not, however, stopped universities from picking some extremely strange critters to represent ...