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After losing the first contest of the 2012-13 season against Longwood, the women’s soccer team has rebounded with an impressive three-game winning streak. The Drexel University women’s soccer season is finally underway. The Dragons (3-1-0) have already played four games against Longwood University, Liberty University, Villanova University, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Drexel […]
Well, it’s finally coming down to the 11th hour. The National Hockey League season may be in jeopardy for the second time since the 2004-05 season. The probability of the season starting on time is unlikely. While this is just the first round of offers and counteroffers between the NHL Players’ Association and the owners, […]
The Dragons stuggle to earn a win after a series of losing games. New head coach Miranda Ervin hopes to bring a new energy and a winning attitude to Drexel. After four consecutive losing seasons with Drexel’s softball team, Kim Camara resigned and Miranda Ervin was named the team’s new head coach. Ervin has a […]
The Philadelphia Flyers had an overall successful season. There weren’t too many expectations going into the season because the team was, for the most part, brand new. The common thought among “hockey people” is that trading away a former 40-goal scorer and a team captain could set the organization back a few years. The Flyers […]
In her final year as a Drexel pitcher, Hillary Allen and the Drexel softball team came within one win of making it to the postseason. Although they didn’t make it, their heart and determination are to be applauded. “Obviously we wanted it to go the other way,” Allen said. “Our last game that could have […]
Superstitions exist in all sports, but hockey players are known to take them to another level. Every player has his own pregame ritual that stretches beyond the game itself. Whether it’s having spaghetti and meatballs or a porterhouse steak from an expensive steakhouse, every player likes to stay in his comfort zone. During rituals in […]
On the heels of an outstanding season and career, capped off with her fourth First Team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection, senior catcher Paige Collings will ride off into the sunset with a bang. Collings finished her Drexel softball career as the Dragons’ all-time leader in home runs and RBIs. Even with such high accolades, she […]
Drexel junior attackman Robert Church shoots one bye Villanova University goalkeeper Dan Gutierrez. Church scored one goal and two assists in the 9-14 loss to the Wildcats at Villanova Feb. 28. Church on the season leads the Dragons with 24 goals and 42 points. Coming off clinching a spot in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament […]
After hitting a stride last week, the Drexel softball team encountered a daunting and difficult task against Georgia State University April 14-15. The Panthers (32-12, 9-3 Colonial Athletic Association) hold the best overall record in the CAA, and they are currently third in the CAA standings. The Dragons struggled against their conference rivals, losing all […]
The Drexel softball team has found itself on a bit of a hot streak. The Dragons have finally been able to get their bats going on a consistent basis, giving their pitchers the run support they’ve been yearning for all season. “We were always hitting. Now we are just stringing them together a little more […]
The Drexel softball team has settled into its spring season, and while its record leaves much to be desired (13-15, 1-4 Colonial Athletic Association), the Dragons still have a good chunk of their schedule remaining. After a slow start to the season, they have managed to come within two games of .500 and possibly finish […]
Sophomore forward Goran Pantovic attempts a shot against the University of Central Florida. Pantovic played eight minutes agaunst UCF and scored a career high 10 points The selection committee didn’t call Drexel’s name to be invited to the big dance on Selection Sunday. After posting a 25-2 record since Dec. 10, the Dragons were left […]
The Drexel softball team (3-8 overall) has gotten off to a rocky start, but the season is still young, and the Dragons have time to resurrect it. The team traveled to Lawrenceville, N.J. March 6 to challenge Rider University (2-9 overall) in a doubleheader. Senior pitcher Hillary Allen got the start for Drexel in the […]
Senior guard Marisa Crane directs the offense as she dribbles the ball up the court. On senior day against VCU Crane had one rebound and one assist in 16 minutes of play. The Drexel women’s basketball team has had a largely successful and exciting run this year, boasting a 16-12 overall record (12-6 Colonial Athletic […]
Softball looks to find their first win of the season Softball looks to find their first win of the season
The Drexel softball team didn’t exactly start their season off on the right foot. The Dragons dropped the first four games of their young campaign at the Pirate Classic in Greenville, N.C. A common remedy for a losing streak is to jump right back into action and play through the struggles. This was not the […]
The Drexel softball team traveled to Greenville, N.C. Feb. 10-12 to compete in the Pirate Classic for its first action of the season. The Dragons struggled against the competition,, losing all four games they played. The Dragons were defeated by the University of Virginia twice, then Canisius College, and finally the hosting East Carolina University, […]
Despite the flurriesinthe air, the Drexel softballteamis primed for the start of a new season. The Dragons had anoverallunderwhelming 2011 season finishing with a 15-28 (7-14,ColonialAthleticAssociation)record,goodfor seventh placeinthe CAA.Sincethen, Drexel has lost five seniors,whichincludesKelly Downes, Laura Stagliano, Ellen Boundy, Katy Harrington and Rachel Campbell. Of the five, Campbellwillbe missed the most withher.305 battingaverage, three home […]
The Dragons are breathing fire right now — plain and simple. They boast a 16-5 record (8-2 in the Colonial Athletic Association) and are tied for second in the CAA standings, just below George Mason University and tied with Virginia Commonwealth University and Old Dominion University. The Dragons have won eight games in a row, […]
The Dragons entered their game against Northeastern University riding high on a three-game win streak. They were coming off a dominating 65-38 win over Georgia State University at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Junior Hollie Mershon was credited with 16 points, nine rebounds and six assists in the win and was named Colonial Athletic Association co-Player […]
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