Men’s, Women’s Basketball Teams Slated First in Preseason Polls

Photo by Chris Knight.

By Bridget Walsh Staff Writer After last seasons ending loss to Fairleigh Dickinson- Florham in the conference championship game and an overall record of 20-7, the women’s basketball team is anticipating another successful season under Coach Fred Richter who is entering his 27th season as the Bulldog’s head coach. “Probably the largest overall goal is for us to get … [Read more...]

Hart, Golf Team Looks to Continue Fall Success in Spring


By Bridget Walsh Staff Writer Through five matches this fall, the DeSales golf team has a 1-0 MAC Freedom Conference record and has placed in the top 10 for all four of their invitationals. The team began the season at the Moravian College Fall Invitational and tied for ninth place out of 13 teams. Then, they placed 10th out of 18 at the Elizabethtown College Fall … [Read more...]

Pink Warriors Strike Back

The front and back of the t-shirts sold to support American Cancer Society. Photo courtesy of Tommy Friedman

By Chris Shaddock  Sports Editor   Early in the 2016 spring semester, junior Tommy Friedman was hanging out in his room when he got a call from his mother. She explained to him that she was diagnosed with breast cancer. “I just remember being really upset,” said Friedman. “I didn’t tell many people what was happening. I told my coach, and then eventually he told … [Read more...]

Photo By Pat Jacoby

Photos by Pat Jacoby.

An alumnus' passion for his school, job By Chris Shaddock Sports Editor If readers looked at previous issues of The Minstrel, they would notice that for the past few years, below almost all of the pictures within the sports pages say “Photo by Pat Jacoby.” Jacoby is the assistant sports information director and the athletic multimedia director for DeSales. His job … [Read more...]

Starting With Love

Photo courtesy of Facebook/DeSales University Tennis.

Last year their program didn’t exist. Now the men’s and women’s tennis teams will play their first seasons since 2010. By Will Edwards Managing & Online Editor While senior TV/film major Lindsay Driscoll was busy playing in her first high school tennis season at Nazareth Academy in 2009, the DeSales University men’s and women’s tennis teams were playing … [Read more...]