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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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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The NJIT women's basketball team set a school record for points in a game in its 98-72 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference victory over visiting Goldey-Beacom College last night at the Fleisher Athletic Center. >>
The NJIT women's basketball team earned a 65-55 victory over host Felician College last night in the CACC opener for both schools. Sophomore Kelly Crowe (at left) led all scorers with 23 points for NJIT. >>
Freshman forward Brett Johnson made the go-ahead basket with 2.0 seconds left in overtime to lift NJIT to a 64-63 victory over Philadelphia University last night at the Fleisher Athletic Center. NJIT forced the extra session on a three-point field goal from Clayton Barker (at left) with just over eight seconds remaining in regulation. >>
Sophomore Kelly Crowe scored 22 points as the NJIT women's basketball team defeated East Stroudsburg University, 66-55, on Friday afternoon at Kutztown University. The game marked the opener of the two-day Golden Bear Classic. >>
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. >>
NJIT graduate student Mario Douglas has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District II Men's Soccer Second Team for the University Division. Douglas, a defender and co-captain, is the first player in school history to win an NCAA Division I postseason award. >>
The NJIT men's basketball team will spend the 2004-05 academic year as mentors to the students of Warren Street Elementary School in Newark. They will serve as teaching assistants in the school's English and math programs and conduct a basketball clinic. The Highlanders play their first home game against nationally-ranked Philadelphia University on Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. >>
The NJIT women's soccer team ended their last game of the season with a 4-1 non-conference victory over visiting Purchase College on Sunday afternoon at Lubetkin Field. >>
The NJIT women's tennis team concluded its fall season with a 4-1 record following a 9-0 home victory over Georgian Court University last week >>
The NJIT women's volleyball team earned a 3-2 victory over host Bloomfield College on Tuesday night. >>
The NJIT cross-country team, joined by members of the track and field club team, volunteered at the Healthy Neighbors 5K Run on October 9 in Hoboken. Proceeds from the run will help to build a new emergency room at St. Mary Hospital. Running greats Grete Waitz and Marcus O'Sullivan, both supporters of the event, posed with the team for a group photo. >>
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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. >>
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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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A 24th-minute goal by NJIT freshman Erika Taugher lifted the Highlanders women's soccer team to a 1-0 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference victory over visiting Bloomfield College yesterday afternoon at Lubetkin Field. The win marked the first collegiate victory for NJIT head coach Alyssa Radu. >>
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The NJIT men's soccer team plays its first match as a member of Division I today when it hosts Monmouth University at 6:30 p.m. at Lubetkin Field. “The match will be a good opportunity to see where we stand at the Division-I level,” says Head Coach Pedro Lopes. >>
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Astride his motorcycle, NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch led a procession of students, staff, and the Highlander mascot to watch the Newark Bears shut out the Camden Riversharks at Riverfront Stadium yesterday afternoon. Altenkirch threw out the first ball and NJIT received special recognition at the game.  >>
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Brian Callahan, who has guided the Highlanders to their most successful seasons as members of NCAA Division II as head baseball coach at NJIT, was recently voted the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Coach of the Year in balloting done by the league's nine head coaches. Callahan and the Highlanders set the school record for victories in a season with 23 in 2004. The team earned its second consecutive CACC Tournament berth, as well as its first ECAC postseason appearance since 1990. He has coached 10 all-conference athletes in his NJIT career. Callahan, who has a 62-96 overall record, was one of the nation's youngest head coaches when he was hired in the fall of 2000 after one year as an NJIT assistant.  Chris Schwartz, a senior at NJIT, was named Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Baseball Player of the Year. He went on to earn first-team all-state and second-team all-region honors, and was named team most valuable player for the third time. Schwartz led the CACC in triples (5), total bases (103) and slugging (.617) and finished second in homeruns (8) and third in hits (59), while hitting .353 with 23 extra-base hits and 33 runs batted in. This season, he started at least 10 games at three positions -- first base, shortstop and left field. Schwartz is NJIT's all-time leader in hits, runs, runs batted in, triples and homers. >>
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It's new turf  - a field of dreams - for New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) baseball team, the Highlanders, who will play their home games at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium, Newark. Dignitaries will attend the press conference (see below), but don't expect a staid affair. Bear's mascot Rip N' Ruppert will sign a contract with the Highlander, NJIT's mascot. After the signing, the two fleet-footed mascots will dance a tango, play some catch and frolic. Highlander baseball players, in uniform, will be on hand. >>
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The Newark Bears are proud to announce that New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) baseball team, the Highlanders, will be playing the majority of their home games at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. >>
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