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2005
A last-minute invitation to the William McCarthy Memorial Meet at the New York Athletic Club provided Ana Ossa a chance to further her hold on the NJIT record book. Ossa earned victories in both the 50- and 100-yard breaststroke events, breaking her school record in the shorter race. >>
The NJIT women's basketball team scored another decisive conference victory, winning at Georgian Court College, 74-57, on Monday night. NJIT raised its overall record to 5-2, including a 4-2 mark in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference. >>
The NJIT men's swimming team registered a 112-86 win over visiting Stevens Institute of Technology last night. Juniors Hayk Ekshian and Marc Ubaldi set new school records in the 100-yard butterfly and the 200-yard individual medley, respectively. >>
NJIT basketball fans can listen to the men's/women's doubleheader live on the Web on Nov. 29. The home doubleheader, which tips off with the women's game against Caldwell College at 6 p.m., followed by the men's game at 8 p.m., is the first in the season's CACC Conference "Game of the Week" live webcasts. >>
Junior guard Clayton Barker scored a career-high 31 points, including the game-winning basket with seven seconds left, as NJIT rallied for a 74-70 non-conference men's basketball win at Molloy College on Tuesday night. NJIT will play its home opener and Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference opener on Nov. 29, when it hosts Caldwell College at 8 p.m. >>
Trailing by 12 with 2:19 left in regulation, NJIT rallied to tie the score at the buzzer, sending the game into overtime where the Highlanders men's basketball team defeated St. Michael's College, 79-75. >>
Sophomores Eddie Romero and Collin Cunning were named to the 2005 All-Atlantic Soccer Conference Team, as voted by the ASC coaches. Romero, a forward, was voted onto the All-ASC first team and Cunning, a goalkeeper, was an All-ASC second team honoree. >>
NJIT freshman Aggie Pregowska was named to the All-Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Women's Volleyball First Team. Pregowska, who ranks fourth in the latest national Division II statistics with 5.67 kills per game, finished with 584 kills in 103 games. >>
NJIT has been selected to compete in and host the entire six-team 2005 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division II Women's Soccer Championship, starting with two quarterfinal games on Nov. 9 at 5 p.m and 7 p.m. >>
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. >>
Dena Baskous, Bruna Lotufo and Erika Taugher were named to the All-Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference team in voting by CACC coaches. The three all-stars were key performers in NJIT's emergence as one of the CACC's top teams. >>
The NJIT men's swimming team opened its season with a 103-90 win at Baruch College on Friday night. NJIT collected seven first-place finishes, posting wins in the 800 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 50 freestyle, 200 individual medley, 100 butterfly, 100 freestyle and breaststroke. >>
Erin Salgado, playing her last career home game, was one of three different players to score for the Highlanders, lifting NJIT to its school-record seventh women's soccer win of the season, 3-1, over NCAA Division I opponent Delaware State on Saturday. NJIT previously won six games in 2001 >>
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 cross country team took the team championship of its own Highlander Invitational on Sunday in Branch Brook Park. Liz Mayo was the top individual finisher for NJIT, placing seventh and covering the 5-kilometer course in a school-record 21:08. >>
NJIT got on the scoreboard in the seventh minute and then held on the rest of the way for a 1-0 win at Dominican in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference women's soccer Wednesday afternoon. Next up for NJIT is a 10:30 a.m. conference home game against Caldwell on Oct. 8 as part of the school's annual NJIT Day festivities. >>
The NJIT women's soccer team defeated Georgian Court College, 3-0, in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) match Saturday evening at Lubetkin Field. The Highlanders are 5-1-1 in the CACC and 5-4-1 overall. >>
The NJIT women's tennis team remained undefeated in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) competition with a 7-2 win at Caldwell College. The team (4-0 in CACC play and 5-2 overall) won all the matches that were contested on Wednesday. >>
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. >>
Sophomore Erika Taugher's unassisted goal in the 72nd minute lifted the NJIT women's soccer team to a 1-0 road win over Nyack in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference play yesterday. NJIT will test its unbeaten conference record in another CACC match on Saturday afternoon, when the Highlanders host Holy Family University. >>
The NJIT men's soccer team made history Saturday afternoon, registering its first victory as an NCAA Division I program in a 2-0 win over Manhattan College in the opening round of the SoccerPost.com Classic. The Highlanders, who are in their first season as a full, championship-eligible member of Division I in men's soccer, scored twice in the last 11 minutes to claim the win over Manhattan. >>
The Highlanders picked up their first win of the young season, defeating visiting Felician College, 3-0, in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference women's soccer Wednesday night. NJIT will play a non-conference game on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 12 noon, when it hosts New York Institute of Technology at Lubetkin Field. >>
Join NJIT for a round of 18 holes and help support the Highlander Athletic program at the Highlander Athletic Golf Classic on Sept. 15, 2005, 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club, Livingston, NJ. Various levels of sponsorship are available. Contact: Pat Breslin, Executive Director, Highlander Athletic Fund at 973-596-5628 or e-mail Breslin@njit.edu. >>
NJIT senior catcher Phil Resciniti was recently named an all-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division II baseball honoree. The all-ECAC team consists of just 12 players selected by a coaches' vote from the more than 40 Division II baseball-playing members of the ECAC. Resciniti hit .361 with 11 doubles, four homers, 28 runs and 33 RBI in leading the Highlanders to their first winning season since 1995. >>
Fatima Kasem, a freshman on the women's tennis team, has been named Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Northeast Region Women's Rookie Player of the Year. Fatima Kasem, a freshman on the women's tennis team, has been named Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Northeast Region Women's Rookie Player of the Year. Kasem helped the Highlanders set a school record for victories with a 10-9 mark. Kasem helped the Highlanders set a school record for victories with a 10-9 mark. >>
Four members of the 2005 NJIT baseball team will participate in the annual New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association All-Star Game on Monday, May 30 at First Energy Park in Lakewood, home of the Class A Lakewood Blue Claws. NJIT's selections are seniors Dan Lupo (at left), Zach Porcello, and Phil Resciniti and junior Chris Legiadre. The game's format will pit the Division I All-Stars versus the Division II/III All-Stars in one nine-inning game beginning at 1 p.m. >>
Junior pitcher Chris Legiadre (at left) and senior catcher Phil Resciniti were named Division II Second Team All-Northeast Region by the American Baseball Coaches Association and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. The Highlanders finished in first place in the CACC, were the runners-up in the conference tournament, and made its second consecutive ECAC playoff appearance. >>
Three NJIT players have been named Division II/III All-New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association (NJCBA), according to balloting released yesterday. Junior pitcher Chris Legiadre was named to the All-NJCBA Second Team. Senior catcher Phil Resciniti (at left) and freshman relief pitcher Cory Kuzmik were voted to the Third Team. >>
For the second consecutive year, the NJIT baseball team has been selected to the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division II Championship. The Highlanders (22-18) are the No. 2 seed in the two-team event. NJIT, the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) 2005 regular-season champions, will play a best-of-three series against top seed and tournament host Dominican (N.Y.) College, the CACC Tournament champion. Games 1 and 2 will be played on Friday, May 20, as a doubleheader beginning at 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in Orangeburg, N.Y. More information is available at www.ecac.org. >>
Chris Legiadre, a junior pitcher for NJIT, was named New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association (NJCBA) Division II/III Co-Pitcher of the Week, the NJCBA announced today. It is the third NJCBA Pitcher of the Week award for Legiadre this season. Legiadre was honored following his complete-game victory over Caldwell in the CACC Tournament last Friday. >>
The NJIT baseball team clinched first place in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference with its 11-3 victory over visiting Dominican (N.Y.) College in Game 2 of the teams' doubleheader on Saturday at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. >>
NJIT head baseball coach Brian Callahan was named Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Coach of the Year for the second consecutive season in balloting by the CACC's head coaches released Tuesday night. Six of Callahan's players were named all-CACC, and NJIT also won the league's Team Sportsmanship Award. Callahan guided the Highlanders to their first CACC regular-season championship and is the top seed in the CACC Tournament, which begins on Thursday. >>
The NJIT women's tennis team has been selected to the 2005 NCAA Division II Championships, the NCAA Tennis Committee announced late Wednesday. It is the first time in NJIT history that a women's athletic team has qualified for NCAA post-season play, and the first time any Highlander squad has qualified during the program's eight-year membership in Division II. >>
Kwesi Mitchell, a junior right-fielder for NJIT, has been named New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association Division II/III Co-Player of the Week. Mitchell went 9 for 16 (.563) in a 3-1 week. NJIT (19-12) sits in first place in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference with a 17-3 league record. >>
The NJIT baseball team clinched a spot in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Tournament with a 6-4 victory over visiting University of the Sciences in Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon at Riverfront Stadium. With the win, the Highlanders completed a three-game weekend sweep of USP. The home game against Caldwell College that was rained out on March 24 will be made up on April 28 at 5:30 p.m. at Riverfront Stadium. >>
The NJIT men's tennis team ended its 2005 season with a 7-2 victory over visiting Adelphi University on Monday evening at the Fleisher Courts. NJIT (5-10) won all but the No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles matches. >>
The NJIT baseball team came overcame deficits three times in its 12-inning, 7-6 CACC victory over Wilmington (Del.) College on Friday at Wilson Field. The Highlanders have won seven consecutive conference games. The home game scheduled for this Wednesday, April 20, against Dowling College has been canceled. >>
NJIT sophomore guard Kelly Crowe (at left) has been named to the Division II All-Met first team by the National Invitation Tournament and the Met Basketball Writers Association. Crowe was a second-team all-Met selection in 2003-04. >>
The NJIT baseball team has made its second appearance of the season in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division II Northeast Regional Rankings, which were released Monday afternoon. Following a 6-2 week, including 6-1 against regional opponents, the Highlanders have ascended to the No. 7 spot, their highest ranking in their eight seasons as a Division II member. NJIT sits in first place in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference at 9-2. View The Schedule >>
The NJIT men's tennis team earned an 8-1 victory over host Caldwell College on Saturday afternoon. Steve Arlt, Ramy Lawandy, Mike Lawandy and Andrew Ma (at left) were double-winners for the Highlanders (3-8). >>
Junior designated hitter Chris Legiadre (at left) went 5 for 6 as the NJIT baseball team swept a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference doubleheader from visiting Bloomfield College, 8-2 and 5-2, on Wednesday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. >>
Mike Turner, a freshman third-baseman for NJIT, has been named Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Baseball Player of the Week, the CACC announced this week. Turner went 4 for 9 with a home run and five runs batted in during NJIT's 2-1 week. >>
Freshman relief pitcher Pedro Rivera escaped a bases-loaded, one-out jam to save NJIT's 3-2 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference baseball victory over visiting Post University on Friday afternoon at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. >>
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. >>
Chris Legiadre, a junior pitcher for NJIT, earned two baseball Pitcher of the Week awards today. The right-hander was named by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference as well as the Division II/III segment of the New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association >>
NJIT junior pitcher Chris Legiadre recorded a career-high 13 strikeouts as the Highlanders defeated host Felician College, 6-3, in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) baseball action Tuesday afternoon at Richmond County Bank Park. The game was the CACC opener for both schools. >>
Freshman Cory Kuzmik pitched 1 2/3 innings of hitless relief, escaping a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the eighth inning, as the NJIT baseball team defeated the University of Indianapolis, 8-7, during the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic at Terry Park. The game marked the season opener for the Highlanders. >>
Junior Ana Ossa, a member of the women's swim team, has earned NJIT's Woman of the Year award from the New Jersey Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (NJAIAW).  In 2004-05, Ossa set 10 school women's swimming records and now holds or shares 20 of the 23 NJIT records.  >>
The NJIT women's tennis team, ranked ninth regionally, earned an 8-1 victory over visiting Pace University on Saturday night at the Tenafly Racquet Club. The top five singles players for NJIT (6-2) were all double winners: Fatima Kasem, Chiori Koike, Deepti Sanjai, Rebecca Solorzano and Grace Bogdan. >>
The NJIT women's basketball team has been selected to the 2005 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division II Championship as the No. 3 seed-- the first time in program history that NJIT has earned a postseason berth beyond the conference tournament level. NJIT sophomore Kelly Crowe has been named to the All-Tournament Team of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Women's Basketball Tournament. The announcement was made following Saturday evening's championship game at Caldwell College. >>
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. >>
NJIT used a 15-0 second-half run to pull away from visiting Dominican (N.Y.) College in its 67-45 quarterfinal victory of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference women's basketball tournament on Tuesday night at the Fleisher Athletic Center. It was the first postseason victory for the Highlanders in their eight years as a member of NCAA Division II. NJIT, the tournament's No. 4 seed, moves on to play top seed Holy Family University in the semifinals on Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Caldwell College. >>
NJIT senior Elizabeth Mayo has been named a USTCA-NCAA Division II All-Academic Athlete by the United States Cross-Country Coaches Association. Additionally, her NJIT women's cross-country team received that body's All-Academic Team designation. >>
A total of 17 NJIT school swimming records were broken over the weekend at the Metropolitan Conference championships at Rutgers University. Additionally, a Highlander reached the finals (top 24) of eight individual events. As a team, the NJIT men finished 14th of 17 teams, one place better than last season, while the women's team paced 15th out of 21 schools. >>
Sophomore Kelly Crowe (at left) scored all 18 of her points in the second half to lead the NJIT women's basketball team to a 68-64 victory over host Dominican (N.Y.) College on Tuesday at the Hennessy Center. With the victory, NJIT clinched fourth place in the CACC and a first-round home playoff game on March 2. >>
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. >>
Freshman guard Jackie McCaffrey (at left) scored a career-high 16 points as NJIT defeated visiting Georgian Court University, 71-63, in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference women's basketball action Tuesday evening at the Fleisher Athletic Center. NJIT has won seven of its last eight games. >>
All NJIT female varsity athletes will be honored on February 8 in commemoration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day.  A ceremony will take place at halftime of the women's basketball game against Georgian Court University, which has a 6 p.m. tip-off. >>
NJIT sophomore guard Clayton Barker made the game-winning three-point field goal with 1.2 seconds to play in regulation as the Highlander men's basketball team defeated visiting University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, 72-71, on Saturday afternoon at the Fleisher Athletic Center. >>
NJIT scored the first 12 points of the second half en route to a 77-49 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference women's basketball victory over visiting Post University last evening at the Fleisher Athletic Center. Kelly Crowe and Jackie Lupo (at left) combined for 10 of the 12 points. >>
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. >>
Sophomore Marc Milbourne Swan scored a career-high 30 points and added 12 rebounds as the NJIT men's basketball team defeated host Goldey-Beacom College, 83-80, in overtime in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference action last night at MBNA America Hall. >>
Kelly Crowe's three-point field goal with one minute, 14 seconds, remaining secured NJIT's 62-56 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference women's basketball victory over visiting Felician College on last evening at the Fleisher Athletic Center. >>
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. >>
The Highlanders defeated Nyack College 73-46 last night in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) women's basketball action. NJIT improved to 7-8 overall and 6-4 in the CACC. >>
Junior center Emese Gyuricza scored a career-high 18 points in 17 minutes as the NJIT women's basketball team defeated host Caldwell College, 70-52, last night at the Newman Center. NJIT (5-7, 4-3) extended a four-point halftime lead to as many as 21 points midway through the second period. >>
Sophomore center Marc Milbourne Swan posted 23 points and 11 rebounds in the Highlanders' 87-82 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference men's basketball victory over Wilmington (Del.) College last night at the Fleisher Athletic Center. >>