NJIT Newsroom tagged with "highlanders" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 Two NJIT Sports Accept Invitations to Compete in Division I Conferences http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-042.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-042.phpWed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Two NJIT sports, women's tennis and men's soccer, have been invited to join and accepted membership in conferences whose championship team receives an automatic spot in the postseason NCAA Division I championship field.

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A Tradition of Giving: Typhoon Haiyan Relief Update and Noble November http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-389.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-389.phpTue, 26 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's student organizations have rallied once again for their annual Noble November activities to raise awareness of those in need. Members of the Filipino Student Association, many of whom have families in the Philippines that have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan, have collected almost $1,000 for UNICEF.

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NJIT Pitcher Strikes Out 20--Most Ever in This Division I Season http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-168.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-168.phpSat, 04 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT senior right-hander Mark Leiter, Jr. struck out 20 Chicago State batters in a nine-inning 5-3 win for the Highlanders Friday night. Leiter's 20 strikeouts were the most nationally in a 2013 NCAA Division I game and the most in NJIT program history.Read more in The Wall Street Journal.

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"NJIT's Winning Ways Enhance Its Standing; a Great Example of Brand Turnaround" http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-098.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-098.phpMon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Read the article from NewJerseyNewsroom.com, Mar. 8, 2013.

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NJIT Wins Great West Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-087.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-087.phpMon, 04 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT men's basketball team led by head coach Jim Engles won the Great West Conference Championship on Saturday by coming back from a 17 point deficit against Houston Baptist.  Congratulations to NJIT athletics, men's basketball, its coaches and players.

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Women's Track and Field Team Earns Academic Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-279.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-279.phpWed, 17 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT women's track and field team has been honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as an All-Academic team for the 2011 season.

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For Third Straight Year, Tennis Earns ITA All-Academic Team Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-263.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-263.phpMon, 01 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 For the third straight year, the NJIT men's and women's tennis teams have both been awarded ITA All-Academic Team honors by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. 

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Twenty-Nine Student-Athletes Named to Great West Conference All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-243.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-243.phpWed, 29 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Twenty-nine student-athletes in six sports were named to the Winter/Spring 2010-11 Great West Conference all-Academic team.

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NJIT Soccer Alum's Son Gets His "Big Break" on Golf Channel Reality Show http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-200.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-200.phpFri, 20 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Piri "Petey" Borja, son of NJIT soccer alum and former Olympian Hernan "Chico" Borja, was chosen from thousands of applicants to appear on the Golf Channel's "Big Break" reality show, the winner of which will receive a PGA tour exemption to compete professionally. 

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NJIT Men's Basketball Coach Is Finalist for Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-105.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-105.phpMon, 28 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT men's basketball coach Jim Engles is one of 16 national finalists for the 2011 Skip Prosser Man of the Year award, which is presented by the website CollegeInsider.com.

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Twelve NJIT Athletes Named to the 2010 Great West Conference Fall Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-029.phpMon, 07 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Twelve NJIT student-athletes in three sports were named to the Fall 2010 Great West Conference All-Academic team. 

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Essex County Executive DiVincenzo Joins With Zoological Society of NJ To Welcome NJIT as Newest Exhibit Sponsor at Essex's Turtle Back Zoo http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-519.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-519.phpWed, 15 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. joined with the Zoological Society of New Jersey on Monday, December 13th to welcome NJIT as the newest exhibit sponsor at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo. 

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NJIT Women's Soccer Team Tops Saint Peter's in 2-1 Road Win http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-296.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-296.phpMon, 30 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT newcomers Camille Billing and Amanda Redden collected their first college goals, lifting the Highlanders to their first women's soccer victory of 2010, a 2-1 win at Saint Peter's Sunday afternoon. The Highlanders (1-1) also got the first college assist from freshman Rebecca Tustin, who helped out on Billing's goal, in taking the road win.

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NJIT Women's Track and Field Earns Academic Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-285.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-285.phpMon, 16 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT women's track and field team has been named by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as an All-Academic team for the 2010 season.

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NJIT Places 29 Student-Athletes on 2009-10 Winter/Spring Great West Conference All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-237.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-237.phpWed, 30 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT placed 29 student-athletes in six sports on the 2009-10 Winter/Spring Great West Conference All-Academic team. Selection to the team requires that student-athletes achieve a minimum cumulative 3.2 grade-point average and also must have participated in at least 50 percent of their respective teams' contests.

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Three Freshman Highlanders Make 2010 State Division I All-Rookie http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-210.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-210.phpTue, 08 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT freshmen Teddy Bickert, Mark Leiter Jr., and Matt Petrone were voted onto the 2010 New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association Division I All-Rookie team. 

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NJIT Sophomore Adam Gustafson Named to 2010 EIVA All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-158.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-158.phpFri, 23 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT sophomore Adam Gustafson was named to the 2010 Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA) All-Academic team. Gustafson, a biomedical engineering major enrolled in NJIT's Albert Dorman Honors College, holds a 3.72 cumulative GPA.

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NJIT Tabs Nine Athletes on 2009 Great West Conference All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-029.phpWed, 03 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Nine NJIT student-athletes in four sports were named to the Fall 2009 Great West Conference All-Academic team. The honorees were: Joe Ju (men's cross country); Cara Constantino, Iulia Doci, Daisy Gallegos, Kelsey Johnson (women's cross country); Christi Taylor (women's soccer); Sabrina Baby, Katrina Hornstein and Erica Schultz (women's volleyball).

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, great west conference, all-academic team, daisy gallegos, sabrina baby, katrina hornstein, erica schultz, cara constantino, iulia doci, christi taylor, kelsey johnson, joe ju


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NJIT Ice Hockey Club To Play Benefit Game for Haiti Earthquake Relief http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-021.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-021.phpWed, 27 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Ice Hockey team and their counterparts from Seton Hall University will play a benefit game on Sunday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m. at the Englewood Field Club rink, with proceeds going to raise money for victims of the Haitian earthquake.

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NJIT Men's Basketball Team Scores Emphatic Win Over Chicago State in First Conference Home Game http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-018.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-018.phpMon, 25 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Junior guard Jheryl Wilson led the way with a game-high 23 points for NJIT in a program Division I record-setting 66-37 men's basketball win over visiting Chicago State Saturday afternoon in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center. Saturday's win for the Highlanders raises their Great West Conference record to 1-2 and the game against Chicago State was the first at home for NJIT in its new conference.

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Highlander Women Score Season-High 83 Points http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-011.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-011.phpTue, 19 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT scored a season-high 83 points Saturday evening recording its first Great West Conference victory, 83-70, over Houston Baptist at Sharp Gymnasium in women's basketball action.

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Women's Basketball Team Holds Off Colgate, 52-41, at Faculty-Staff Appreciation Night http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-434.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-434.phpThu, 10 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT faculty, staff and their families watched the women's basketball team hold off visiting Colgate University, 52-41 last night in the Fleisher Athletic Center. The annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation event was co-hosted by Athletics and Human Resources.

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Defense Fuels NJIT's 78-40 Win Against SUNY Cobleskill http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-428.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-428.phpFri, 04 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Defense carried the night for NJIT, which also got a game-high and personal-best 17 points from freshman guard Chris Flores in a 78-40 men's basketball win over visiting SUNY Cobleskill Thursday night in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center.

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Sabrina Baby Named to ESPN Magazine’s Academic All-America Volleyball Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-422.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-422.phpTue, 01 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT senior Sabrina Baby was named to the ESPN Magazine's Academic All-America third-team for volleyball, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. She is NJIT's first Highlander student-athlete in any sport to receive Academic All-America laurels at the Division I level.

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NJIT Men's Basketball Team Rolls in Home Opener http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-408.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-408.phpTue, 17 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Freshman guard Drejon Scott scored a game-high 15 points, leading six double-figure scorers for victorious NJIT in a 96-54 win over visiting St. Joseph's of New York Monday night in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center. NJIT, in its first season as a full member of NCAA Division I, never trailed in defeating the Bears from Brooklyn, NY, who were playing their season opener.  

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NJIT Women's Soccer Team Blanks Longwood on Senior Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-374.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-374.phpMon, 26 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT women's soccer team celebrated Senior Day and Breast Cancer Awareness Day with a 2-0 win over visiting Howard Sunday afternoon in Great West Conference action at J. Malcolm Simon Stadium at Lubetkin Field. The Highlanders recognized senior Briana Morales in pre-game ceremonies. With 58 career games played, Briana is among the program's all-time leaders.

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Women's Volleyball Sweeps Great West Conference Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-356.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-356.phpWed, 14 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT women's volleyball players Baaba Hughes and Sabrina Baby have been selected Great West Conference Volleyball Players of the Week. Hughes and Baby led the Highlanders to a five-set victory over Utah Valley Saturday afternoon to clinch first-place in the Great West Conference.

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NJIT's Home Soccer Venue Renamed http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-329.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-329.phpMon, 28 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has renamed its on-campus soccer venue as Lubetkin Field at J. Malcolm Simon Stadium, adding the name of the great former coach, director of athletics and physical education, and professor to the facility's title. J. Malcolm Simon's name was added this year in a special recognition ceremony held in the NJIT Campus Center in conjunction with the home soccer game played the evening of Sept. 12. 

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NJIT's Sabrina Baby Named Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-323.phpThu, 24 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT senior Sabrina Baby has been named the latest Great West Conference women's volleyball Defensive Player of the Week.

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NJIT Women's Soccer Team Blanks Rider http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-311.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-311.phpMon, 14 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT scored twice in the second half and the Highlanders, backstopped by junior goalkeeper Sadie Mele, posted their first shutout of the season in a 2-0 win over visiting Rider University Sunday afternoon on Lubetkin Field at J. Malcolm Simon Stadium.

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Sabrina Baby Claims Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-304.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-304.phpWed, 09 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT women's volleyball captain Sabrina Baby has been named Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week. Baby, a senior from Florianopolis, Brazil, led the Highlanders to a 4-0 record last week helping NJIT extend their winning streak to seven matches. 

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Kori Washington's OT Goal Sends NJIT Women's Soccer Team Past Drexel http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-301.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-301.phpTue, 08 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Kori Washington scored a breakaway goal in the sixth minute of the second overtime, lifting NJIT to a thrilling come-from-behind 2-1 win over visiting Drexel in the Highlanders' 2009 home opener Friday night on Lubetkin Field.

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NJIT Women's Volleyball Team Rolls in Season Opener http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-267.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-267.phpMon, 31 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Three Highlanders produced double-figure kill totals to lead NJIT in its season-opening 3-0 women's volleyball win over St. Francis (NY) in the opening round of the St. Francis Tournament on Friday afternoon.

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Women's Soccer Selected First in East Division of Great West Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-261.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-261.phpThu, 20 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT women's soccer team has been selected first in the East Division of the Great West Conference in the inaugural preseason coaches' poll. NJIT will begin the Great West Conference women's soccer season on October 2, with a 7 p.m. home match on Lubetkin Field against South Carolina State. Read more.

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Tennis Programs Receive National ITA Recognition to the All-Academic Teams http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-258.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-258.phpMon, 17 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Five members of the NJIT men's and women's tennis teams were recognized by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) for their excellence in the classroom. The honorees were: Steve Erickson, Anthony Tunnero, and Bryan Keelan from the men's team and Iulia Doci and Isha Toor on the women's side. Read more. 

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Teams and Athletes Will Be Eligible for Division I Championships Starting September 1 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-244.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-244.phpWed, 22 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT athletics has officially gained across-the-board active membership in NCAA Division I, beginning Sept. 1, 2009. The NCAA made the announcement in a news release posted on its official website and in direct correspondence with NJIT officials.

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NJIT Places 23 Athletes on Great West Conference All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-225.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-225.phpTue, 16 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT had 23 student-athletes in seven sports named to the 2009 Great West Conference Winter/Spring All-Academic Team. Selection to the team requires that student-athletes achieve a minimum cumulative 3.2 grade point average and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests.

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NJIT Swimmers Earn Conference All-Academic Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-218.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-218.phpTue, 09 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT swimmers Pablo Botero, Andrew Helbers, Michael Lawson, James Paccioretti and Karen Cilento were named to the Metropolitan Swimming and Diving Conference All-Academic team for the 2008-2009 season.

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NJIT Sports Dinner Will Honor Omaha Star Athlete Alum Who Became Air Force Colonel and Children’s Book Author http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-185.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-185.phpMon, 04 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will induct former star soccer player and fencing alumnus Roland Barth into its 2009 Athletics Hall of Fame on May 9, 2009 in the Campus Center Atrium.

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NJIT To Honor Roxbury Resident, Morris Knolls Coach Dave DeNure at Dinner http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-184.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-184.phpMon, 04 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will induct former coach Dave DeNure, of Roxbury, into its 2009 Athletics Hall of Fame on May 9, 2009 in the Campus Center Atrium. 

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NJIT To Honor Timonium Resident and Alum Jean Graziano, Former Sports Star http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-183.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-183.phpMon, 04 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will induct Jean Graziano, of Maryland, into its 2009 Athletics Hall of Fame on May 9, 2009 in the Campus Center Atrium.

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Baseball's PJ Saporito Named Great West Conference Pitcher of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-167.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-167.phpThu, 23 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT senior left-handed pitcher PJ Saporito has been named Great West Conference Pitcher of the Week. Saporito's ERA for the week was 3.24 in 8.1 innings as he struck out four batters.

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Seven Highlanders Named to Great West Conference Fall 2008 All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-032.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-032.phpTue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Seven NJIT student-athletes in three sports were named to the Fall 2008 Great West Conference All-Academic team.

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NJIT Men's Volleyball Is 2-0 After Win at NYU http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-026.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-026.phpWed, 28 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Senior Amobi Armstrong notched a match-best 25 kills for NJIT, which won its second men's volleyball match in as many starts with a 3-1 victory at New York University Tuesday night. 

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Dickinson Leads NJIT Women's Basketball Team Past Texas-Pan American, 69-54 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-020.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-020.phpMon, 26 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Senior guard Jill Dickinson produced a game-high 22 points for NJIT to pace the Highlanders' 69-54 win over visiting Texas-Pan American in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center.

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NJIT Men's Basketball Team Breaks Through with 61-51 Win Over Bryant http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-018.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-018.phpThu, 22 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Sophomore guard Jheryl Wilson scored 26 points, including 20 in the first half, for NJIT, as the Highlanders defeated visiting Bryant, 61-51, Wednesday night to halt a 51-game losing streak.

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Team Defense, Key Play in Women's Basketball Win at Albany http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-439.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-439.phpThu, 11 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's defense held University at Albany scoreless in the second half over nine minutes en route to a 58-47 victory in women's basketball action at the SEFCU Arena Tuesday night. The Highlanders recorded its second win of the season having two double-figure scorers on the night led by sophomore guard Jessica Gerald scoring a game-high 20 points—15 coming in the second half. 

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Atlantic Soccer Conference Tabs Seven Highlanders for Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-423.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-423.phpThu, 20 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Seven members of the NJIT men's soccer team, headed by first-team honorees Eddie Romero, Devon Newton, and Alex Brito, were selected as all-Atlantic Soccer Conference (ASC) players in awards presented at the annual season-ending ASC awards banquet. Juniors Gustav Warfving and Erik Magnusson and seniors Kayo Emojong and Ryan Sutherland were voted onto the all-conference second team.

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For Up-Close Look at NJIT, Make Time To Attend Open House Tour http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-414.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-414.phpFri, 14 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 For an up-close look at life at NJIT, make time this fall and winter to attend an upcoming open house. The take-away will be more than a campus tour and meeting with an admissions counselor. You'll learn about NJIT's graduate and undergraduate programs in high-growth in-demand fields and meet one on one with faculty and admissions representatives.

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Five Highlanders Named to the 2008 ASC All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-405.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-405.phpFri, 07 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Five members of the NJIT men's soccer team—Rafael Barrero, Keven Blanco, Erik Magnusson, Alex Brito, and Gustav Warfving—have been named to the 2008 Atlantic Soccer Conference All-Academic team.

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NJIT’s Romero, Sutherland and Granizo Sweep Atlantic Soccer Conference Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-397.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-397.phpMon, 03 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Eddie Romero, Ryan Sutherland, and Luis Granizo have swept the Atlantic Soccer Conference weekly awards. This is the first honor for each of the Highlanders. 

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NJIT Men's Soccer Team Upends Rutgers, 2-1 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-385.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-385.phpThu, 23 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Erik Magnusson and Eddie Romero scored second-half goals for NJIT in the Highlanders' inspired come-from-behind 2-1 men's soccer win over visiting Rutgers on a cold Wednesday night on Lubetkin Field. The Highlanders, hosting a Big East Conference opponent in men's soccer the first time in NJIT's five seasons as a Division I program, gave their strongest effort of 2008 from start to finish.

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NJIT Women's Soccer Team Opens Conference Play with 2-0 Win http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-357.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-357.phpMon, 06 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Erika Taugher and Emma Vinski each scored goals and visiting NJIT came away with a 2-0 women's soccer win Sunday afternoon at South Carolina State in the United Soccer Conference opener for each team. The Highlanders will host Longwood University this Saturday at 11 a.m. on Lubetkin Field as part of NJIT Day.

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Women's Volleyball Team Scores Close Sweep over Wagner http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-312.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-312.phpWed, 10 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT swept Wagner, 3-0, in women's volleyball Tuesday night, but it wasn't easy, as the Highlanders edged the Seahawks, 25-23, 25-21 and 27-25. Baaba Hughes led the NJIT attack with 10 kills, Danielle Thompson had 25 assists and three players—Agnieszka Pregowska, Hughes and Renata Pandolfo—had two service aces apiece.

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Jheryl Wilson Named Star-Ledger College Summer League All-Star http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-309.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-309.phpMon, 08 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT rising sophomore men's basketball guard Jheryl Wilson was named a Star-Ledger College Summer League All-Star for his play this summer in the top college summer league in New Jersey. The Star-Ledger College Summer League, an NCAA-sanctioned summer league, brings together men's college players from all levels to compete in regular competition in New Brunswick, NJ.

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Sophomore Goalkeeper Sadie Mele Named Great West Defensive Player of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-307.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-307.phpFri, 05 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT sophomore goalkeeper Sadie Mele earned the first Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week award, as the league began to recognize student-athletes within the membership. The Highlanders will return to action on Friday, when they host Canisius at 7 p.m. on Lubetkin Field.

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NJIT's Josh Osit Named Goalkeeper of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-305.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-305.phpWed, 03 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT senior men's soccer goalkeeper Josh Osit has been named Atlantic Soccer Conference (ASC) Goalkeeper of the Week, the ASC announced today. Osit recorded five saves in the season opener against Siena.

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NJIT Joins Great West Conference Expansion http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-268.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-268.phpMon, 14 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT is one of six institutions that have joined the expansion of the Great West Conference to form a Division I all-sports league that will conduct championship competition in several sports in 2008-09 and then begin full conference scheduling and championships in 2009-10.

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Three Highlanders Named to Division I Independent Baseball All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-236.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-236.phpMon, 09 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT baseball student-athletes Chris Cardone, PJ Saporito and Miguel Lugo were named to the Division I Independent Baseball All-Academic Team for 2008.

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Six Highlanders Named 2008 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-233.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-233.phpWed, 04 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Six NJIT student-athletes were named Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars in the May 29, 2008 issue of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. They are: Angelica Sepulveda, civil engineering major, soccer (second team); Isha Toor, business major, tennis (first team); Robert Herrera, architecture major, soccer (first team); Kevin Blanco, business major, soccer (second team); Rodrigo Correa, business major, volleyball; and Leonardo Paludo, business major, volleyball. Diverse: Issues In Higher Education established the Sports Scholars Awards to honor undergraduate students of color who have made achieving both academically and athletically a winning combination.

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Dom Hayes Makes NJCBA Division I All-Rookie Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-226.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-226.phpWed, 28 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT freshman Dom Hayes was selected by the New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association to the 2008 all-rookie all-state team as an outfielder. Hayes is the second NJIT outfielder to be selected for Division I all-state honors as the Highlanders finish up their second year competing at the NCAA Division I level.

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NJIT's Doci Named National Division I Independent Women's Tennis Player of the Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-200.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-200.phpTue, 13 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT junior Iulia Doci was selected as the 2007-08 national Division I Independent Player of the Year in women's tennis and she joined three other Highlanders on the all-Independent women's tennis team.

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Four Highlanders Named to the EIVA All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-182.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-182.phpThu, 01 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT men's volleyball athletes Rodrigo Correa, Leonardo Paludo, Greg Wagner and Eduardo Welter were named to the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association All-Academic Team for 2008.

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NJIT Set for Next Step in Bid for 2008 Men's Volleyball Crown http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-171.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-171.phpThu, 24 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will step onto the big stage of men's college volleyball today, heading to University Park, PA, for the semifinal round of the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Playoff Tournament against second-seeded George Mason.

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NJIT Men's Volleyball Team Rallies for 3-2 Playoff Win at Princeton http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-160.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-160.phpMon, 21 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT rallied from a 0-2 deficit in games to win the final three games and defeat Princeton, 3-2, in the quarterfinal round of the 2008 Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Playoff Tournament Saturday night.

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NJIT Men's Volleyball Team Returns to Winning Form http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-110.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-110.phpThu, 27 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT men's volleyball team returned to winning form with a 3-0 win over visiting SUNY-New Paltz in a non-conference match Wednesday night in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center.

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NJIT Men's Volleyball Team Stops NYU, 3-1 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-091.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-091.phpThu, 13 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT closed out its 3-1 men's volleyball win over visiting New York University with an emphatic 30-17 victory in game four Tuesday night in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center.

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Jessica Gerald Named Division I Independent Women's Basketball Newcomer of the Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-084.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-084.phpThu, 06 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Freshman guard Jessica Gerald has been named Division I Independent women's basketball Newcomer of the Year. Gerald, the six-time NCAA Division I Independent Newcomer of the Week recorded 65 out of a possible 70 points for all-Newcomer team selection.

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Portuguese Women's National Team Recalls NJIT's Erika Taugher http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-071.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-071.phpWed, 27 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT women's soccer player Erika Taugher is set to return to the international stage, having been called to train with the women's national team of Portugal in preparation for the prestigious 2008 Algarve Cup.

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NJIT Men's Volleyball Team Blanks Stevens, 3-0 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-065.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-065.phpWed, 20 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Leonardo Paludo, Amobi Armstrong and Eduardo Welter were the leading players for NJIT in Tuesday night's 3-0 (30-24, 30-24, 30-19) non-league men's volleyball victory over visiting Stevens Institute of Technology in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center.

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Highlanders Win Big, 90-61, Led by Guards on Women's Basketball Alumnae Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-058.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-058.phpMon, 18 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Freshman Jessica Gerald led the way with a game-high 23 points, joining NJIT's other two starting guards to combine for 54 points in the Highlanders' 90-61 win over visiting Savannah State Saturday afternoon on women's basketball Alumnae Day in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center.

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Men's Volleyball Sweeps Ramapo, 3-0 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-055.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-055.phpThu, 14 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Senior captain Mike Nonnenmann piled up a match-high 22 assists leading NJIT to a 3-0 decision over Ramapo in a non-conference match-up Wednesday night in men's volleyball action.

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Men's Volleyball Team Sweeps East Stroudsburg, 3-0 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-043.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-043.phpThu, 07 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Leonardo Paludo and Eduardo Welter combined for 32 kills and visiting NJIT swept East Stroudsburg, 3-0, in Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Tait Division action Tuesday night. The Highlanders, playing in the EIVA's higher-power rated Tait Division for the first time since the 2002 season, came away with a 30-22, 30-23, 30-23 win.

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Jessica Gerald Earns Division I Independent Newcomer of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-036.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-036.phpThu, 31 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT freshman guard Jessica Gerald was named Division I Independent women's basketball Newcomer of the Week. 

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Men's Swimming Edges St. Francis (NY), 94-90 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-033.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-033.phpTue, 29 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT senior Hayk Ekshian led the way for the Highlanders picking up two individual wins and a season-best time in the 50-free as visiting NJIT edged St. Francis (NY), 94-90, recording its first win of the season Saturday afternoon.

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NJIT Women's Basketball Team Closes Out Chicago State, 66-57 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-030.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-030.phpMon, 28 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT women's basketball team won for the third time in its last six starts, holding off a late rally by visiting Chicago State for a 66-57 win by the Highlanders Saturday afternoon in the Prudential Center in downtown Newark.

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NJIT Men's Volleyball Team Rolls in Season Opener http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-027.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-027.phpFri, 25 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Junior Amobi Armstrong's match-best 13 kills led NJIT in its season-opening 3-0 men's volleyball win over visiting Sacred Heart Wednesday night in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center.

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Gerald's Record 37 Points Lead Highlanders Past CSUB, 76-61 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-014.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-014.phpMon, 14 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Freshman guard Jessica Gerald exploded for a school-record 37 points, pacing NJIT to a 76-61 neutral-site win over California State University, Bakersfield in women's basketball action on the campus of Texas-Pan American Friday night. Her 37-point outburst was the highest single-game total in the 21-season history of NJIT women's basketball.

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Highlanders Record First Road Victory of the Season, 67-61, Over UTPA http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-011.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-011.phpThu, 10 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Four Highlanders posted double-figure totals as they went on to a 67-61 road win over Texas-Pan American Wednesday night in women's basketball action. The win for NJIT was its third of the season and first road victory under new head coach Margaret McKeon.  

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NJIT To Host Women's Basketball Clinic http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-007.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-007.phpTue, 08 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Girls in grades 3-8 will have the opportunity to practice their basketball shooting techniques at a clinic sponsored by the NJIT Women's Basketball Program on Jan. 21, 9 a.m.-12 noon in the Fleisher Athletic Center. Fee: $25 early registration; $35 walk-ups. Contact: Head Coach Margaret McKeon, 973-596-3633; e-mail: margaret.m.mckeon@njit.edu. 

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Kraig Peters Scores 1,000th Career Point http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-002.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-002.phpWed, 02 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Senior captain Kraig Peters scored a game-high 19 points and passed the 1,000-point career threshold in the consolation game of the UCF Holiday Classic at the University of Central Florida. Peters, who entered the game with 982 career points, became the 22nd member of NJIT's 1,000-point club on his final tally of the game.

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Freshman Jessica Gerald Honored as Division I Independent Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-466.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-466.phpWed, 19 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT freshman guard Jessica Gerald is the national NCAA Division I Independent women's basketball Newcomer of the Week. Gerald combined for 13 points while shooting 6-for-11 from the field in 22 minutes of action off the bench last week.

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NJIT's Milosevic Named Independent Men's Basketball Player of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-452.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-452.phpWed, 05 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT junior forward Nesho Milosevic is the national NCAA Division I Independent men's basketball Player of the Week. Nesho and the Highlanders are slated to return to action on Thursday, Dec. 6, when they host Army in NJIT's first-ever game in the Prudential Center in downtown Newark.

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Highlanders Upset UMBC, 58-44 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-438.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-438.phpThu, 29 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Sophomores Taiwo Oyelola and Katie Piekielski shared game-high honors with 14 points, while freshman Adriana Johnson recorded a career-high 11 points in the Highlanders' 58-44 victory over defending AEC champion UMBC Wednesday night. The win marks the first NJIT victory for new head coach Margaret McKeon and the first for the Highlanders this year.

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Women's Volleyball Tabs Four Highlanders to the 2007 Division I All-Independent Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-431.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-431.phpMon, 26 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Agnieszka Pregowska, Kristy Haeckel and Sabrina Baby of the NJIT women's volleyball team were selected to the 2007 Division I All-Independent second team. Sophomore Erica Schultz was honored with an honorable mention.

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Washington Leads Highlanders Past South Carolina State in Opening Round of USC Tournament http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-419.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-419.phpThu, 08 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Third-seeded NJIT blanked sixth-seeded South Carolina State, 4-0 in the first round of the United Soccer Conference women's soccer quarter finals Wednesday afternoon.

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Washington's Two Goals Lead NJIT's 5-1 Win Over Howard http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-391.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-391.phpThu, 25 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Freshman Kori Washington's pair of goals led the NJIT women in a 5-1 win over Howard University in United Soccer Conference play in a steady rain Wednesday night on Lubetkin Field. Washington, who collected her second and third goals of the season, added an assist, giving her a five-point night.

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NJIT Topples Wagner, 3-1 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-373.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-373.phpMon, 15 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Kubra Tanrikulu, with 10 kills, 20 digs and three service aces, helped NJIT score a 3-1 women's volleyball win over visiting Wagner Friday evening in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center. The win was the eighth of the season for NJIT, which won 10 last year in its first season of NCAA Division I competition.

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NJIT's Magnusson Repeats as Atlantic Soccer Conference Player of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-338.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-338.phpTue, 18 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT sophomore men's soccer player Erik Magnusson was named Atlantic Soccer Conference Player of the Week—his second such honor in as many weeks—for his play in games through September 16.

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NJIT's Erik Magnusson is Offensive MVP in San Diego http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-310.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-310.phpMon, 10 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT sophomore Erik Magnusson, who scored both goals in the Highlanders 2-0 upset win at San Diego State last Friday, was named the Offensive Most Valuable Player of the Soccer Post/Aztec Classic men's soccer tournament.

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NJIT's PJ Saporito Makes NYCBL All-Star Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-288.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-288.phpFri, 24 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT junior PJ Saporito was voted onto the New York Collegiate Baseball League (NYCBL) all-star second team. Saporito, who pitched for the Brockport entry in the NYCBL, made history late in the season when he tossed the first perfect game in the history of the NYCBL.

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NJIT Picked for 2007 NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-279.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-279.phpMon, 06 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will step into big-time men's college basketball in a big way this season as one of 16 teams picked for the 2007 Dick's Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament. The Highlanders, who are headed for their second season of NCAA Division I competition, will venture to Seattle for the four-team West Regional.

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NJIT's PJ Saporito Pitches Perfect Game in Top College Summer League http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-274.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-274.phpMon, 30 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0400 PJ Saporito, the left-handed ace starting pitcher for the NJIT baseball team, made history Thursday night, tossing the first perfect game in the history of the New York Collegiate Baseball League, a summer circuit that was founded in 1978 as a development league for Major League Baseball.

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NJIT Names Margaret McKeon Head Women's Basketball Coach http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-243.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-243.phpWed, 13 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Margaret McKeon was recently named the new head coach of the NJIT women's basketball program. McKeon, whose track record includes five NCAA Division I postseason tournament appearances, will take over a program that completed its first season of Division I competition in March 2007.

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NJIT's PJ Saporito Named NJCBA Pitcher of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-203.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-203.phpThu, 10 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT sophomore PJ Saporito is the latest New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association Pitcher of the Week for the week ending May 6. Saporito threw a complete-game five hitter for NJIT's first Division I shut-out in a 2-0 win over visiting New York Institute of Technology last week at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium.

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NJIT Will Introduce Yefim Litvan as Fencing Coach in Thursday Gathering on Campus NJIT Will Introduce Yefim Litvan as Fencing Coach in Thursday Gathering on Campus http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-188.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-188.phpTue, 01 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will host a gathering to introduce Yefim Litvan as the new head coach of NJIT's men's and women's varsity intercollegiate fencing teams on May 3 at 4 p.m., Eberhardt Hall, Room 112.

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KUDOS - May 2007 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-187.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-187.phpTue, 01 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Development Director Honored by North Essex Chamber of Commerce   Billy McDermott, director of development for NJIT's School of Management, received the President's Award at the North Essex Chamber of Commerce Leadership Recognition Banquet on May 16, 2007. Three Highlanders Receive Independent Baseball Academic Honors NJIT baseball athletes Austin DeRogatis, Rob Pietrocola and PJ Saporito were named to the NCAA Division I Independent All-Academic team for 2007. The NCAA Division I Academic All-Independent team was selected by sports information directors at member institutions. Nominations from each school were accepted for student-athletes who had a least a 3.25 cumulative grade point average, had reached at least a sophomore academic standing and were a starter or key reserve for their respective program.

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Two-out Grand Slam in Ninth and Walkoff Solo Shot in 10th Lift NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-183.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-183.phpMon, 30 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Senior outfielders Derrick McCain and Kwesi Mitchell were the home run heroes for NJIT in its 8-7 10-inning baseball win over visiting Felician College Sunday afternoon at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. Sunday's game was played before an Alumni Day crowd of 300 that included numerous former Highlander standouts.

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Four Highlanders Receive Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Academic Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-175.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-175.phpFri, 27 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT men's volleyball athletes Rodrigo Correa, Leonardo Paludo, Greg Wagner and Eduardo Welter were named to the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association all-Academic team for 2007.

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Ascolese Pitches Complete Game in a 7-2 Victory Over Army http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-179.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-179.phpWed, 25 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Senior righthander Brian Ascolese pitched a complete game, recording his second win of the season in a 7-2 win over Army Tuesday afternoon at Johnson Stadium at Doubleday Field. Ascolese (2-2), who pitched his first complete game of the year, scattered nine hits, two runs and struck out two.

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