Augi, augi, never quit

By Kari Condel Staff Writer As the DeSales women’s rugby team approaches their fifth season, they are more dedicated, dialed-in and driven than ever. With its commencement in 2013 and fluctuating growth pattern, the program aims to grow in strength and numbers this season. “Rugby offers an incomparable atmosphere as members are strongly bonded in a tight-nit family and … [Read more...]

Men’s rugby team set to tackle fall season

By Kari Condel Staff Writer It is that time of year again for the intramural fields to serve as home to the DeSales men’s rugby team until the early November. The men’s team began competitive play in the Lehigh Valley Rugby Tournament to assess their strengths and weaknesses before the season begins. Founded in 2011 as a 7s program, with seven players per team, and … [Read more...]

Fall Preview: Who to look out for this season

By Bridget Walsh Sports Editor A recurring theme this fall, as with any new sports season, is the transition within teams. Many new freshmen have joined the rosters, and preseason has finally concluded, making way for official competition. After the preseason polls have been announced by the MAC Conference office, the Bulldogs are prepared to represent the university and … [Read more...]

Umbenhauer, Dauer, Wheeler close out season at Nationals

By Bridget Walsh Staff Writer On May 25-27, three DeSales women’s track and field athletes competed at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship meet held at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. Senior Nicole Umbenhauer placed 22nd in the javelin, senior Beth Dauer placed 11th in the 800-meter and junior Veronica Wheeler placed 18th in the 5K to conclude the 2017 outdoor … [Read more...]

Track and field prepares for MACs at home

By Bridget Walsh Staff Writer In the outdoor track and field season, the men’s track and field team has competed in seven meets as of May 1, and they are anxiously preparing to host the MAC Conference meet from May 4–6. At the Tribe Invitational hosted by William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va., the Bulldogs placed second out of three teams. It was at this meet that … [Read more...]