UMassD Weekly Sports Wrap-Up 10/24-10/30

Volunteer Writer: Nick Stabila Email: nstabila@umassd.edu Football Saturday, October 29th – UMass Dartmouth continued its dominant season, defeating Bridgewater State 48-7 at Cressy Field. Bridgewater State is now 4-4 overall and 4-2 in MASCAC. The Corsairs honored 12 seniors honored before the game: DB #3 Adam Washington, LB #5 Javien Delgado, DB #7 JP Mason, DB #8 Stevie Kolodko, WR #12 Winston DeLeon, WR #19 … Continue reading UMassD Weekly Sports Wrap-Up 10/24-10/30

UMassD Weekly Sports Wrap-Up 10/17-10/23

Volunteer Writer: Nick Stabila Email: nstabila@umassd.edu Football Saturday, October 22nd – The Corsairs continued their dominant form, this time with a 49-0 shutout win at Fitchburg State (1-7, 0-6 MASCAC). UMass Dartmouth’s offense accounted for 532 yards, with 170 passing yards and 362 rushing yards. Junior QB #6 Dante Aviles-Santos completed 7 passes for 140 yards. Sophomore QB #24 Matt Gacioch completed 3 passes for … Continue reading UMassD Weekly Sports Wrap-Up 10/17-10/23

Aaron Judge: Your New American League Home Run King

Staff Writer: Kelsey Wink Email: kwink@umassd.edu On October 4th, New York Yankees outfielder, Aaron Judge broke the American League (AL) single-season homerun record by hitting his 62nd home run of the season Tuesday night. Judge broke the single-season American League record of 61, which was set 61 years earlier in 1961 by Roger Maris, also of the Yankees. Judge’s record-breaking homer came in the first … Continue reading Aaron Judge: Your New American League Home Run King

UMassD Weekly Sports Wrap-Up 10/3-10/9

Volunteer Writer: Nick Stabila Email: nstabila@umassd.edu Football Thursday, October 6th – UMass Dartmouth continued their dominant form and picked up their fourth straight win Thursday night. The Corsairs defeated Mass. Maritime 28-14 away from home at Clean Harbors Stadium.  Coming off winning another MASCAC Offensive Player of the Week, junior QB Dante Aviles-Santos completed 19 passes for 319 yards and a touchdown. Aviles-Santos also added … Continue reading UMassD Weekly Sports Wrap-Up 10/3-10/9

White-Out Game Brings Corsair Success

Staff Writer: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: sbacchiocchi@umassd.edu UMass Dartmouth’s Corsairs ended with an impressive win over Western Connecticut’s Wolves at the White-Out Football game Friday night. Junior quarterback Dante Aviles-Santos completed a career-high six touchdowns, putting UMass Dartmouth’s football team at a whopping win of 48-21 over the Wolves.   With the Student Alumni Association hosting the first annual White Out, Friday’s game was ultra-spirited. There … Continue reading White-Out Game Brings Corsair Success

Ranking Every MLB Playoff Team’s World Series Chances

Staff Writer: Colton Almeida Email: calmeida4@umassd.edu As the 162-game Major League Baseball regular season comes to a close, the playoff picture is all but finalized. The playoffs are set to begin Friday, October 7th, with the best-of-3 wild card round matchups kicking off. Who is a serious contender and who is just happy to be in the dance? Time to rank every team’s realistic chances … Continue reading Ranking Every MLB Playoff Team’s World Series Chances

UMassD Weekly Sports Wrap-Up 9/26-10/2

Volunteer Writer: Nick Stabila Email: nstabila@umassd.edu Women’s Soccer Wednesday, September 28th – Rhode Island College (RIC) defeated UMass Dartmouth 2-1 at Cressy Field. The Corsairs scored the game’s first goal in the 23rd minute. Freshman defender #15 Jenny Kinnear scored and Graduate student forward #21 Kait Bernier assisted on the goal. Rhode Island College scored immediately in the 46th minute, tying the game 1-1 to … Continue reading UMassD Weekly Sports Wrap-Up 9/26-10/2

UMass Dartmouth Dominates First Two MASCAC Games Of The Season

Volunteer Writer: Nicholas Stabila Email: nstabila@umassd.edu On Saturday, September 17th, the UMass Dartmouth Corsairs football team took on the Framingham State Rams at Cressy Field. Entering this game, the Corsairs had not defeated Framingham State since 2016. But, not even a minute in, it was clear that it would be going differently. Junior Quarterback Dante Aviles-Santos threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Sophomore wide receiver … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth Dominates First Two MASCAC Games Of The Season

Governor DeSantis Claims Lia Thomas is Undeserving of NCAA Win 

(Image taken from Business Insider via Getty Images; Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Staff Writer Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: sbacchiocchi@umassd.edu Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) went on a Twitter rant earlier this week over transgender athlete Lia Thomas’ NCAA win. In a lengthy twitter statement, he stripped Lia Thomas of her title and claimed runner-up Emma Weyant as the true winner.  By allowing men to compete in women’s … Continue reading Governor DeSantis Claims Lia Thomas is Undeserving of NCAA Win 

Paralympic Games Ban Russia

(image taken from Rueters.com) Staff Writer: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: sbacchiocchi@umassd.edu The Paralympic Winter Games announced March 3rd they would no longer be allowing athletes from Russia and Belarus to compete, reversing their decision made just the day before.  These bans come in the wake of the ever-worsening Russian invasion of Ukraine. The U.S. along with Europe has been implementing harsh economical sanctions against Russia, and … Continue reading Paralympic Games Ban Russia