Coming off a 2012-13 season in which the Drexel women’s basketball team won the Women’s National Invitation Tournament, Athletic Director Eric Zillmer announced May 30 that head coach Denise Dillon has agreed to a multiyear contract extension that will keep her at the school through 2020. The contract extension is not only for the record-breaking [...]
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The Drexel crew team completed its 2012-13 season by sending the men’s team to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships May 31 through June 2. The Dragons finished 19thoverall in the team standings with 21 total points. In the varsity eight race, Drexel finished second in the fourth final with a time of 6:00, just [...]
The Drexel Dragons squash teams have not been around long, but they are knocking on the front door of being a top program in the nation. Drexel invited squash to become an official varsity sport in 2011. After two years, the women’s team finished with a ranking of 20th in the nation, and the men’s [...]
Not many names have more clout in the sport of cycling than Lance Armstrong. Regardless of his performance-enhancing drug usage, he was one of the world’s most dominant athletes for nearly two decades. This past Sunday, June 2, three Drexel University alumni raced in the Philly Cycling Classic, the same event that Armstrong won back [...]
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 [...]
The Drexel men’s basketball team began the 2012-13 season with sky-high expectations. The Dragons were predicted by their peers to win the Colonial Athletic Association and seen as capable of making some noise near the top 25 in the nation. Instead, Drexel finished 13-18, and with its previous campaign not going as planned, the team [...]
Organized by the Eastern College Athletic Conference, the IRA Regatta was established in 1895. The regatta is a national championship for Division I collegiate men’s varsity rowing. Although the first regatta held only 18 teams, 110 programs are currently granted a bid to participate. This weekend marks the 111th IRA Championships in Sacramento, Calif., but [...]
Sports teams are often compared to cars. It is certainly not a surprising phenomenon, considering the growth in popularity of sports coinciding with the growth of the automobile industry in the United States. Analysts, coaches and fans throw around terminology like “well-oiled machine” and “firing on all cylinders” from time to time as appropriate accolades [...]
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 [...]
The 2012-13 season for Drexel’s swimming and diving teams had its ups and downs, to say the least. As the Dragons turn the page for next season, they will aim for more consistency throughout the program. The women finished with a disappointing record of 2-8. Their season ended with a seventh-place finish at the Colonial [...]
At a time when Rutgers University should be finding ways to make an impact in its new conference, the Big Ten, the school is instead trying to right the ship that is sinking amid many controversies and allegations over the past two months. Former Rutgers men’s basketball coach Mike Rice came under fire April 3 [...]
The San Antonio Spurs may be old, but they haven’t forgotten how to get to the NBA Finals. The Spurs needed only four games to dispose of their Western Conference Finals opponent, the Memphis Grizzlies, completing the sweep May 27. Although the Spurs have not been to the finals since 2007, this is a familiar [...]
Drexel women’s soccer is coming off one of the best seasons the program has ever seen. The Dragons had a record of 13-3-3 last year, but suffered a semifinal shoot out loss to the University of North Carolina Wilmington, ending their great run. However, like any program, a great season most likely meant you had [...]
Never have expectations been higher for the Drexel men’s soccer team. After eight seniors graduated from a squad that won the regular season Colonial Athletic Association title, the Dragons will defend that title in every one of their seven conference matches this fall. After reaching the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 40 years [...]
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 [...]
This fall, the Drexel men’s wrestling team will begin competition in the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association, and head coach Matt Azevedo thinks a batch of incoming recruits will be able to contribute. During the Dragons’ first year in the EIWA, they will be facing an elevated level of competition, and they will look to a [...]
The 2012-2013 season for the Drexel men’s and women’s tennis teams was a successful year under head coach Mehdi Rhazali. Last year, Rhazali was promoted to head coach of a Dragons program looking to make a mark within the Colonial Athletic Association. In a short period of time, Rhazali has made an initial mark and [...]
For the first time in the 75-year history of the decorated Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta, the host program took home the title. The Drexel Dragons, defending their home Schuylkill River, captured their first overall team title in the long history of the prestigious regatta. The grand event, held May 10-11, pitted Drexel against some of [...]
Having your Drexel co-op in Italy is amazing, but having your Drexel co-op in Italy while working for an Italian football team is just incredible. Luckily enough, that is exactly what two sport management students, Rene Coleman and Cullen Hynes, are doing. The Parma Panthers, based in Parma, Italy, are an American football team playing [...]
Two members of the Drexel men’s golf team were honored for their contributions to the team this season. Head coach Mike Dynda was voted the Colonial Athletic Association Coach of the Year, and freshman Christopher Crawford was voted CAA Rookie of the Year. Crawford was also named Second Team All-CAA. Their awards reflect the success [...]
- Univ. ends students’ housing contracts June 7, 2013
- Scholarship app simplifies search June 7, 2013
- Dillon signs extension through 2020 June 7, 2013
- Drexel rowing earns 19th place at IRA Regatta June 7, 2013
- Peace is still an option June 7, 2013
- How to save the USPS February 1, 2013
- University responds to tuition dispute January 13, 2012
- QE3 on horizon for US economy August 17, 2012
- Law school delays plans for new building April 29, 2011
- Occupy Wall Street dying down April 6, 2012
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