There was one thing that my family and friends told me to do before I entered my first year at Drexel. “Get involved,” they constantly told me. I resisted at first; I was never one to load up on extracurricular activities, but I realized that college was as good a time as any to feel […]
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Of all of the storylines that have emerged in this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs, the most intriguing one has to be that the final four teams left in the playoffs are the last four teams that have won it all. The Los Angeles Kings, the Boston Bruins, the Chicago Blackhawks and the Pittsburgh Penguins have […]
Head field hockey coach Denise Zelenak has been busy this offseason since the Drexel University field hockey team won the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament. Zelenak coached the United States Senior Women’s National Indoor team to a RohrMax Cup win Jan 6. The tournament was played in Vienna and featured national indoor teams from Switzerland, Austria […]
The Drexel University women’s lacrosse team wasn’t able to overcome top-seeded Towson University in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament. The Dragons fell to the Tigers 8-7 May 3 in Towson, Md. The loss marked the end of the season for Drexel, with hopes of an NCAA bid slim. The game didn’t […]
The Drexel University women’s lacrosse team (11-6, 4-3 Colonial Athletic Association) will enter the CAA Tournament on a two-game skid. They have also been outscored 15-5 combined in the first half of both games against Towson University (8-8, 6-1 CAA) and Hofstra University (10-7, 4-3 CAA). The team’s first-half woes have been an issue the […]
The Drexel University women’s lacrosse team (11-5, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Association) split a pair of weekend games against rivals the University of Delaware (10-6, 4-3 CAA) and Towson University (8-8, 6-1 CAA). The Dragons beat Delaware 11-6 April 19 in a game that saw the Blue Hens give up seven goals in the second half […]
The Drexel University women’s lacrosse team opened the conference portion of its schedule with two wins to take an early lead atop the Colonial Athletic Association. The Dragons defeated The College of William & Mary 11-9 and Old Dominion University 8-4 April 5 and 7, respectively. “Getting two early wins in the CAA is hugely […]
The Drexel University women’s lacrosse team faced the 11th-ranked Pennsylvania State University March 22 and only lost by one goal. A little over a week later, the Dragons hosted the University of California, Davis and won 9-7. Those two games placed Drexel at 7-3 on the season. The Dragons have the best record in the […]
The Drexel University women’s lacrosse team’s five-game winning streak was halted March 9 by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The 14-8 loss was their first of the season, but the Dragons bounced back 12-7 in their next game March 13 against Colgate University. The latest win elevated Drexel’s record to 6-1, the best in […]
For the first time since 2006, the Drexel University women’s lacrosse team is 5-0 to start the season. The Dragons defeated city rivals Saint Joseph’s University and Villanova University March 1 and 3, respectively. “It feels really good to win out against the Philly teams this year considering the amount of competition Philly has,” head […]
For the first time since 1993, the Drexel University women’s lacrosse team defeated the rival University of Pennsylvania. The win was even sweeter with the Quakers being ranked 11th in the nation. “It was a defining moment for our program,” head coach Anna Marie Vesco said. “It’s probably the best win that our program has […]
The Drexel University softball team kicked off its season with back-to-back losses Feb. 15 against The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The Dragons saw early leads slip away in both losses. The Dragons participated in the Charlotte Classic along with Youngstown State University, the United States Military Academy and Charlotte. Drexel lost both games […]
The Drexel University men’s basketball team earned its first win of the season Nov. 17 against the rival University of Pennsylvania 61-59. However, the Dragons were unable to carry that momentum into the DirecTV Classic, losing two of their three games. The Dragons put in a more complete effort against Penn than they did in […]
The Drexel field hockey team’s miraculous season came to an end Nov. 10 with a tough loss in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Princeton University. The Dragons fell to the No. 2 Tigers 5-0 in a game that saw Princeton score goals in the second half. The unceremonious end to the season […]
For the first time in program history, the Drexel University field hockey team has won the Colonial Athletic Association championship. The top-seeded Dragons defeated second-seeded Northeastern University Nov. 4 in dramatic fashion by a score of 2-1 in overtime at Buckley Field. Sophomore forward Christina Conrad scored the game-winning goal off a pass from senior […]
The Drexel field hockey team will host this year’s Colonial Athletic Association Tournament as the top seed, earning them a first-round bye. The Dragons will face the winner of the University of Delaware-College of William & Mary match Nov. 3. Drexel finished the season with a 13-6 record overall and a 5-2 record within the […]
For the second consecutive year, the Drexel University men’s basketball team has been projected to win the Colonial Athletic Association regular-season title. The selection was made by coaches, media relations directors and media members at the CAA basketball preseason Media Day Oct. 16 in Arlington, Va. In addition, two Dragons were given personal honors. Following […]
Before Oct. 12, the Drexel University field hockey team was 4-2 against ranked opponents and had a chance to make a statement against the then-No. 11 University of Iowa. The then-No. 15 Dragons (11-5, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association) fell to the Hawkeyes (10-4, 3-1 Big Ten) in a lopsided 3-1 loss. The loss marked just […]
The Drexel men’s basketball team will kick off its season Nov. 9 against Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. The Dragons will play their home opener Nov. 15 against Illinois State University, and just two days later, Drexel will face its 33rd Street rival, the University of Pennsylvania. The Dragons will then travel to Anaheim, […]
Drexel Athletics named two soccer players as CLEAR Players of the Week for their performance the weekend of Sept. 21. Sophomore midfielder Michele Pataia won the honors for the men’s team, and sophomore defender Melissa Chapman received the honors for the women’s team. Pataia won the award for his effort in a 4-1 win over […]
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