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2010 - 3 stories
2009 - 9 stories
2008 - 12 stories
2007 - 8 stories
2006 - 8 stories
2005 - 9 stories
2004 - 4 stories
2010
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. >>
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). >>
2009
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. >>
An estimated 3,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni and their families participated in the university's annual fall festival, NJIT Day 2009, on Oct. 10. NJIT Day highlights included carnival rides and student organization game booths. Other weekend events included the Young Alumni Club Chili Cook-Off (at left), wins for men's soccer and women's volleyball, Highlander Games, NJIT Parents Association Sports and Celebrity Memorabilia Auction, 30th Anniversary of Residence Life alumni reception, and the Tour de Tech bike race. >>
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. >>
NJIT senior Sabrina Baby has been named the latest Great West Conference women's volleyball Defensive Player of the Week. >>
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.  >>
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. >>
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.  >>
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.  >>
2008
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. >>
NJIT's Office of Greek Life received the Community Spirit Award for the largest civic team in attendance on the 10th Annual Jersey Cares Day on May 3. More than 100 NJIT students and staff, including the NJIT soccer and volleyball teams, Albert Dorman Honors College, and the Office of Greek Life painted murals, cleaned parks and planted trees around the city and its public schools. NJIT donated a total of more than $1,200 and more than 650 hours of community service as part of The Big Give program. “I am thankful for all the support of the students, faculty and staff who donated or volunteered for this new initiative,” said Humberto Baquerizo, assistant director of Greek Life. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
Timing may not have been everything, but it meant a lot for NJIT, which fought its way to a 3-2 win over visiting Princeton in an Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Tait Division match Wednesday night in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
2007
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 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. >>
The NJIT men's volleyball team will open the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association playoffs on Wednesday in a 7 p.m. match at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. NJIT (19-9 overall) is seeded seventh in the eight-team field after capturing the regular season championship of the EIVA Hay Division with a 9-1 divisional record. >>

KUDOS- April 2007

April 01, 2007
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. >>
NJIT rolled to an impressive 3-0 men's volleyball win over Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Hay Division rival Harvard Friday night in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center. The Highlanders, who defeated Harvard 3-2 on Feb. 2, upped their EIVA Hay record to 6-1. >>
NJIT scored one of its most impressive men's volleyball wins in recent years, defeating George Mason University, 3-1, in the second round of the Golden Dome Classic hosted by Rutgers-Newark on Sunday evening. >>
The NJIT men's volleyball team extended its season-opening winning streak to five straight matches, taking a 3-0 decision Tuesday night at Rutgers-Newark.  Three wins have come in the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Hay Division. Tuesday's win marked the first win of the season for NJIT over a team from the EIVA Tait Division. >>
Tagged: highlanders, rutgers
The NJIT men's volleyball team stayed hot Wednesday night, winning its second Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Hay Division volleyball match with a 3-0 win over Sacred Heart at the Pitt Center. The Highlanders began their 2007 campaign with a 3-0 sweep against NYU on Jan. 25. >>
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2006
Kristy Haeckel's superb attacking led the way for NJIT in the Highlanders' dominant 3-0 win over visiting St. Francis in women's volleyball Wednesday night in the Fleisher Athletic Center. >>
NJIT rolled past visiting Wagner, 3-0, Wednesday for the Highlanders' seventh women's volleyball win in their inaugural season of competition at the NCAA Division I level. It was NJIT's second win over Wagner this season. >>
The NJIT women's volleyball team made history Friday night, registering its first victory as an NCAA Division I program in a 3-0 (30-19, 30-25, 30-23) win over Manhattan College in the American Invitational. >>
The NJIT men's volleyball team extended its winning streak to six straight matches, taking a 3-1 decision at Sacred Heart University. All six wins have come in the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Hay Division. >>
The NJIT mens' tennis team got on track Saturday night, scoring its first win of the spring semester—a 6-3 victory over East Stroudsburg University that evened the Highlanders' season record at 3-3. >>
Three NJIT men's volleyball players—Eduardo Welter, Christianssen Siddayao and Rodrigo Correa—were ranked among the national NCAA Division I-II statistical leaders through matches of February 6 >>
NJIT began its brief Midwest men's volleyball trip with a rousing 3-2 win over traditional power Lewis University Friday night. The Highlanders, now 2-0, will take on Loyola University of Chicago on Saturday night. >>
NJIT's trio of Brazilian players led the offense in the season-opening 3-0 men's volleyball sweep of Mount Olive College on Saturday afternoon. Leonardo Paludo and Eduardo Welter were NJIT's kill leaders and Rodrigo Correa, a freshman setter, collected 26 assists in triggering the Highlanders' offense. >>
2005
The NJIT women's volleyball team ended its 2005 season with a pair of home wins in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference tri-match on Saturday afternoon in the Fleisher Athletic Center. NJIT defeated Nyack College and Felician College by identical 3-0 scores. >>
Freshman Aggie Pregowska posted a season-high 38 kills and classmate Danielle Thompson set a new assists high with 63, leading NJIT in its 3-2 win over visiting Wilmington in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) women's volleyball Wednesday night. The Highlanders will host a CACC tri-match on Saturday beginning at 12 noon. >>
The NJIT women's volleyball team had its best day of the season, sweeping both ends of Saturday's Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference tri-match at Dominican College. The Highlanders opened the day with a 3-1 win over host Dominican and then NJIT took Holy Family, 3-0. >>
Coming off a 17-day layoff, the NJIT  men's volleyball team posted its most convincing victory of the year, defeating the University of New Haven, 3-0 (30-21 30-16 30-19) in Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association mandatory crossover play Wednesday night at the Fleisher Athletic Center. NJIT freshman Eduardo Welter (at left), the nation's leader in service aces per game, recorded a career-high eight aces. >>
Graduate student Keith Samuel had two kills and three blocks in Game 5, leading NJIT to a 3-2 Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association mandatory crossover victory over visiting East Stroudsburg University on Wednesday evening at the Fleisher Athletic Center. >>
Sophomore Kelly Crowe scored 22 points as the NJIT women's basketball team defeated visiting Bloomfield College, 73-55, in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference action Saturday afternoon at the Fleisher Athletic Center. The team has won nine of their last 11 games and seven consecutive home games. >>
Eduardo Welter had 22 kills as the NJIT men's volleyball team defeated host Princeton University, 3-1 (18-30 30-27 32-30 30-27) in EIVA interdivision action Saturday afternoon at Dillon Gymnasium. Welter, a freshman, had a .368 attack percentage and added six digs and four aces. >>
The NJIT men's volleyball team opened EIVA Sweeney Division play with a 3-0 (30-27, 30-17, 30-26) victory over host Southampton College yesterday afternoon. >>
Ryan McNeil earned his first collegiate head coaching victory as the NJIT men's volleyball team defeated visiting College of Mount St. Vincent, 3-1, in non-conference action last night at the Fleisher Athletic Center. The match was the season opener for both schools. >>
2004
Angie Casado, a freshman outside hitter, was named Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Volleyball Newcomer of the Year earlier this week. A First-Team All-CACC selection, Casado is the first all-conference women's volleyball player at NJIT since 1995. >>
The NJIT women's volleyball team earned a 3-2 victory over host Bloomfield College on Tuesday night. >>
Angie Casado, a freshman outside hitter for NJIT, has been named Sports Imports/American Volleyball Coaches Association Division II National Player of the Week. Casado, the first player in program history to win the award, paced NJIT (3-3) to a 3-0 week. >>
Tagged: highlanders, women's
The NJIT women's volleyball team defeated host Felician College, 3-0 (30-8 30-18 30-20) in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference action last night. It was the first victory in the collegiate career of NJIT head coach Pavlina Klimova.  >>
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