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Women’s Volleyball keep the NEC title in their clutches By Brandon Glogau The LIU women’s volleyball team is heading to the NCAA tournament for the third straight year in a row. The team finished with a 25-6 overall record and finished undefeated in conference play. On the weekend of Nov. 22 and Nov. 23, LIU […]

Blackbirds Take Second Straight Conference Title

BY: SHANEL GILBERT Golf is a sport that requires skill, dedication and above all patience. LIU-Brooklyn’s women’s golf team has proven itself to embody all three properties as it took the Northeast Conference (NEC) Championship title for the second time in a row. The Blackbirds defeated 11 opponents with a total team stroke of 942 […]

Men’s Golf Completes Final Events

BY: SHANEL GILBERT LIU-Brooklyn men’s golf team, Participated at the Navy spring Invitational, where it placed fifth out of 21 with a team total of 603. Sophomore Obe Ayton placed fourth in the individuals after carding 73 in both rounds. Senior Josh Waters took the next top spot for LIU, tying for seventh with a […]

Women’s Tennis Ends At The NEC

BY: SHANEL GILBERT LIU-Brooklyn’s women’s tennis team shutout St. Francis (Pa.) 4-0 in the Northeast Conference (NEC) Quarterfinals match. In the doubles, Long Island recorded back-to-back wins. In the No.2 spot, senior Aleksandra Pavlovic and sophomore Katya Yegoreychenko took an 8-2 win to beat Shivani Patel and Lucy Jasso. Senior Taysha Blessington and sophomore Sanne […]

Boyd Granted A Sixth Year

BY: SHANEL GILBERT Senior Julian Boyd has seen his fair share of bad luck. Following a breakout freshman year, the 6’7” forward was forced to sit out what would have been his second year of college basketball, after being diagnosed with noncompaction cardiomyopathy. But, like straight out of a movie, Boyd not only returned to […]

Baseball Picks Up Another Win

BY: JUSTIN ELLIS LIU Baseball is now in its Northeast Conference schedule, finally escaping the terrors that other teams outside its conference offered. Despite this, the atrocious season only got worse. The Blackbirds in its first NEC series went against Sacred Heart, winning just one of four games. The second game of the series would […]

Blackbirds Secure Home Game In The NEC

BY: SHANEL GILBERT The men’s Basketball team managed to secure another game at the Brooklyn Campus after a much needed 96-90 win over Quinnipiac. Led by Senior Jamal Olasewere with a career high of 33 points the Blackbirds made the most of its senior night. Senior CJ Garner opened the closing period with just four […]

Volleyball Caps Undefeated Season, Set To Host NEC Tournament

BY: JOHN TOLIS If you had one word to describe the LIU women’s volleyball team this season, it would be perfect. The Blackbirds went undefeated in the Northeast Conference with a record of 16-0 and an overall record of 23-7. This past weekend they defeated Saint Francis (Pa.) 3-0 and Robert Morris 3-1. Against Saint […]

Website Offers Front Row Seat to LIU Games

BY: ALANA WOHLERS For many LIU Brooklyn student athletes whose hometowns are thousands of miles away, it’s long been difficult for their families and friends to follow their games. “Being only six hours away from home doesn’t seem far, but when I play on Fridays it’s hard for my parents to take work off to […]

Behind The Iron Curtain: How Svetlana Simic Has Assembled An NEC Powerhouse

BY: JOHN TOLIS Not many student athletes decide to go into coaching after their playing days. Other players take their experiences from the court to the sidelines, like LIU graduate Svetlana Simic. She is currently in her third year as the LIU’s women’s volleyball assistant coach, her knowledge from the game into good use. The […]