NJIT Newsroom tagged with "sports" 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 NJIT Ice Hockey Team Takes GNCHC Championship Trophy http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-064.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-064.phpMon, 28 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Ice Hockey Team took the championship trophy in the 2010-2011 Great Northeast Collegiate Hockey Conference (GNCHC) playoffs yesterday at at Protec Ponds in Somerset. 

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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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Programs, Sports and More Strengthen Bonds of NJIT and Newark http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-450.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-450.phpTue, 23 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 The bond between NJIT and Newark grows stronger every year.  Since NJIT's founding as Newark Technical School in 1881, NJIT has been a vital partner in education, economic growth and civic betterment in the city. 

Tagged: athletics, enterprise development center, division 1, edc, center for pre-college programs, newark, sports, elizabeth del tufo, central high school


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Charles Lubetkin, of Verona, Donates Sports Scholarship to NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-415.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-415.phpFri, 14 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT has received a donation of $30,000 from Charles Lubetkin, of Verona. The money has been earmarked for the Lubetkin Family Soccer Endowed Scholarship fund.      

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, athletics, scholarship, charles dees, sports, university advancement, athletics hall of fame, lenny kaplan, omicron delta kappa


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NJIT Prof Sees 59 Percent Chance of Rays Win Over Phillies in World Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-381.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-381.phpMon, 20 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Bruce Bukiet, a mathematician who has applied mathematical modeling techniques to elucidate the dynamics of scoring in baseball, has computed the probability of the Rays and Phillies winning the World Series now that the Rays have defeated the Boston Red Sox in the American League Championship Series.

Tagged: department of mathematical sciences, baseball, bruce bukiet, vincent naimoli, sports, tampa bay rays, operations research, cy young awards


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Recent NJIT Graduate Receives Top Awards for Academic Excellence and Sports at NJIT Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-330.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-330.phpWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Robert A. Herrera, a recent NJIT graduate, received a Presidential Leadership Award during NJIT's recent convocation ceremony. The award recognizes students who have shown a deep commitment to NJIT.

Tagged: convocation, presidential leadership award, robert herrera, arthur ashe jr sports scholars


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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.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, awards, leonardo paludo, rodrigo correa, robert herrera, kevin blanco, arthur ashe jr sports scholars, isha toor


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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.

Tagged: highlanders, school of management, sports, development, university advancement, billy mcdermott


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KUDOS- April 2007 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-138.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-138.phpSun, 01 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Students Named 2007 Arthur Ashe Sports ScholarsSix NJIT student-athletes were named 2007 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars in the April 5, 2007 edition of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. They are: Felicia Amaechi, biomedical engineering major, fencing; Aileen Davila, management major, Third Team, track and field; Robert Herrera, architecture major, Second Team, soccer; Rafael Barrera, Jr., management major, 3rd Team, soccer; Babatunde Busari, mechanical engineering and math double major, 2nd Team, track and field; and Leonardo Paludo, management major, volleyball.Four Highlanders Receive Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Academic HonorsNJIT 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. In order to be eligible for the honor, student-athletes needed a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50 or higher, have reached at least sophomore athletic standing and participated in at least 60 percent of the games played.

Tagged: soccer, eduardo welter, all-academic team, leonardo paludo, rodrigo correa, aileen davila, felicia amaechi, robert herrera, greg wagner, arthur ashe jr sports scholars, track and field, fencing, babatunde busari


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Record-Setting Swimmer To Represent NJIT at National Girls and Women in Sports Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-065.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-065.phpFri, 09 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Record-setting swimmer and scholar-athlete Ana Ossa will represent NJIT as part of the National Girls and Women in Sports Day celebration on Feb. 11 at Seton Hall.

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NJIT Swim Teams Sweep Mount St. Mary College http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-278.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-278.phpWed, 22 Dec 2004 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT swim teams ended their fall semester schedules with victories over host Mount St. Mary College earlier this week. The Highlander men earned an 83-52 victory, while the women won, 92-66.

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NJIT Men's Basketball Teams With Local Charity http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-270.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-270.phpTue, 14 Dec 2004 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT men's basketball team has volunteered to assist Cherished Creations, a New Jersey-based charity, throughout the 2004-05 season. Cherished Creations is a non-profit corporation that helps create better lives for seriously ill children and the underprivileged. The Highlanders have adopted the wish of a 12-year-old girl with leukemia for a pet puppy.

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NJIT Men's Basketball Defeats Holy Family, 68-65 http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-258.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-258.phpMon, 06 Dec 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Sophomore guard Clayton Barker (at left) scored five points in 1.5 seconds to lift the Highlanders to a 68-65 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference men's basketball victory over visiting Holy Family University on Saturday afternoon at the Fleisher Athletic Center.

Tagged: highlanders, basketball, sports, mens, clayton barker


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Mathematics Leads Way To Better Golf Swing, Health and More at NJIT International Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-062.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-062.phpFri, 21 May 2004 00:00:00 -0400 If you're interested in learning how to improve a golf swing, create a better baseball bat or combat sepsis, NJIT is the place to be.  More than 200 mathematicians and scientists are on campus for NJIT's first international research conference May 21-22.  Conference sponsors are NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics.

Tagged: mathematical sciences, sports


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