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 [...]
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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 [...]
There are many reasons why I love the City of Philadelphia. Naturally, growing up in the surrounding area gave me an affinity for the City of Brotherly Love, but there are a whole host of other reasons behind my deep love for this beautiful, dysfunctional city. One of them is unquestionably the abundance of diversity. [...]
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 [...]
Design and merchandising sophomore Julia Pacitti empties her everyday tote bag to show us the essentials and fun products she carries around with her: Bag, Fossil: sturdy, water resistant and has plenty of pockets, perfect for toting things around campus Sequined laptop sleeve, Urban Outfitters: a gift from her roommates last year for her birthday, [...]
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 [...]
Seeing a former athlete in the broadcast booth has turned into a common occurrence in today’s sporting landscape. However, a sport like crew typically lacks big-name stars, so when Drexel University graduate Alexandra Paulin found her way into the 6ABC booth for the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta May 10 and 11, it was quite the [...]
A week after being named to the All-Colonial Athletic Association First Team, the Drexel men’s lacrosse team trio that head coach Brian Voelker called the “1-2-3 punch” moved on to the offseason lifestyle. Senior attack Robert Church appeared in the Daskalakis Athletic Center with some scrapes across his face and a cut on his nose; [...]
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 [...]
It’s back to the drawing board for Drexel softball. The Dragons were swept in their season-ending three-game series against Colonial Athletic Association rival George Mason University May 3-4 in Fairfax, Va. Tara Konopka took the mound for the first game and did her job to keep the Dragons competitive. She gave up six hits and [...]
Drexel University acquired property on the corner of 31st and Market streets, where the auto-repair shop Firestone currently resides, a University press release announced April 26. The University paid $8.95 million for this 26,675-square-foot piece of land from Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC. Although the property now belongs to Drexel, the Firestone located on it is [...]
The Drexel crew teams had another successful weekend on the Schuylkill River, as the men’s and women’s teams won the Bergen Cup and Kelly Cup, respectively, April 27. It marked the second straight season that the Dragons won both regattas, which pit Philadelphia programs against each other. Joining Drexel on the river were La Salle [...]
The Drexel men’s lacrosse team’s identity this season was no secret, as the Dragons boasted a run-and-gun style of play that resulted in lots of scoring opportunities. Was it entertaining? Absolutely. Was it consistent? Eh, not so much. At times, Drexel was unstoppable, filling the net at will while opponents looked like deer in the [...]
Open Mic Night never fails to bring in a myriad of talents. From comedians to singers, it is very seldom that you will be bored at one of these Drexel events. Prior to attending, I was in touch with one of the people set to perform that night. Her name was Diana Chittester, a singer, [...]
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 [...]
Forty-seven days after the Drexel men’s wrestling team competed in the Colonial Athletic Association Championships, the program announced its intention to leave the CAA for the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association next season. The Dragons, who accrued an 8-12 overall record with a 3-3 record against CAA opponents, will join the EIWA next year along with [...]
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