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NJIT sophomore forward Nesho Milosevic is the national NCAA Division I Independent Men's Basketball Newcomer of the Week. Milosevic and his teammates, who have not played since Dec. 11 due to exams, resume play on Thursday at 7:30 p.m., when they visit St. John's University for a game against the Red Storm. >>
Senior Kelly Crowe became the all-time women's basketball career scoring leader for NJIT, raising her career total to 1,325 points in Saturday afternoon's 70-44 loss to visiting Lehigh. Crowe, who finished with five points, scored the historic basket on a three-pointer with 9:49 left in the second half. >>
NJIT women's soccer coach Alyssa Radu and players Amanda Bayiokos, Katie Hepfinger and Briana Morales will participate in the NCAA Division I Women's College Cup YES Clinic for girls and boys ages 10-16 on Dec. 2 in Cary, NC. The three players were selected from among student-athletes from across the country who applied to take part as volunteers in the clinic. >>
The NJIT men's basketball team is set to host Siena College tonight at 7 p.m. in a game that is expected to fill the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center. NJIT, which will play its fourth Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) opponent in its first five Division I contests, returns to action for the first time since Nov. 18. The Highlanders attracted widespread notice when they stunned defending MAAC regular season champion Manhattan, 56-55, at Manhattan to open the season on Nov. 11. Underlining that win, they topped another MAAC member, Rider, in the NJIT home opener, 63-52. >>
Freshman Katie Piekielski's personal career-high and game-high 21 points led four double-figure scorers and NJIT rolled to an 86-54 women's basketball win over Wilmington College of Delaware Tuesday night. NJIT got 13 points from Jill Dickinson and 10 points each from co-captains Aine O'Dwyer and Kelly Crowe. >>
NJIT, playing its third game of women's basketball against NCAA Division I competition, surged into the win column emphatically, blasting Norfolk State University, 91-70, in Saturday's consolation game of the Lancer Invitational, hosted by Longwood University. >>
Senior Marc Milbourne Swan scored a game-high 17 points, leading NJIT past visiting Rider, 63-52, in men's college basketball Tuesday night. Milbourne Swan scored 15 of his points in the second half, as NJIT pulled away from a 21-21 halftime tie, raising the Highlanders' record to 2-0 in their first season of competition at the Division I level. >>
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. >>
Jo Rene Valentin's goal in the third minute of the second overtime period lifted NJIT to a 1-0 win at Atlantic Soccer Conference rival Longwood Sunday afternoon. The victory, their first on the road, boosted the Highlanders to 2-1-1 in the Atlantic Soccer Conference, solidifying their hopes of qualifying for the four-team ASC postseason tournament. >>
NJIT sophomore Umar Saeed is the national Division I Independent Runner of the Week. Saeed was honored for his record-setting run in the Highlander Invitational hosted by NJIT at Branch Brook Park in Newark on Sunday. >>
Members of the NJIT community gathered on Lubetkin Field on Oct. 7 to sing Happy Birthday and enjoy a six-foot ceremonial cake. The event was a highlight of NJIT Day, the university's annual fall festival, and part of NJIT's ongoing celebration of the 125th anniversary of Newark Technical School. >>
osh Osit, NJIT's sophomore goalkeeper, was named as Atlantic Soccer Conference Player/Goalie of the Week for his play in the Highlanders' 1-0-1 week. Osit was in goal for both a 1-1 double overtime tie against defending ASC champ Hartwick last Tuesday and for a come-from-behind 2-1 overtime win over Howard last Saturday. >>
More than 70 women faculty and staff members at NJIT gathered recently for breakfast to mingle and greet new faculty and staff plus commend others for recent outstanding accomplishments. Shweta Dhadiwal, a master's degree candidate in electrical engineering, and Theresa Benony, a junior in the biomedical engineering program, were recognized as this year's winners of scholarships sponsored by the Murray Center. >>
The NJIT men's tennis team made history Saturday afternoon, registering its first victory as an NCAA Division I program in a 4-3 win over Rider University. >>
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. >>
Freshman Osvaldo Perez scored once in each half to lead a five-goal attack for NJIT in its 5-0 men's soccer win over Iona in Friday night's season opener at Lubetkin Field. NJIT faculty and staff celebrated the opening night of the 2006 soccer season with a welcome-back barbecue. Pictured at left are Lenny Kaplan, athletic director and Tony Howell, executive director of NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program. >>
The NJIT women's soccer team kicks off the 2006 season at home against Marshall University on August 25 at 4 p.m. in the first of this doubleheader action. Admission: adults-$5; staff/faculty-$4; children/senior citizens-$3; NJIT students-free with ID. >>
The NJIT men's soccer team kicks off into action in their first organized game for fall 2006 as they take on Saint Francis College of New York in a scrimmage on Lubetkin Field tonight at 7 p.m. Admission is free.  >>
NJIT baseball players Peter Rivera, Robert Forbes, Craig Binkiewicz, Mike Turner, Jeff Potter, Derrick McCain and Chris Parenti were all named to the 2006 New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association Division II/III All-State team. The NJCBA honored its all-state team and major awards at its annual dinner in Edison on May 30. >>
Host NJIT is the leader after the first round of play in the 2006 Eastern College Athletic Conference Division II Baseball Championship tournament played Sunday at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium in Newark. NJIT and Molloy are scheduled to continue play in the championship round today at 1 p.m. at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology will host the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division II Baseball Championship tournament at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium in Newark on May 21 and May 22. Sunday's action begins at 12 noon, with #2 NJIT (24-17) taking on #3 Felician (29-25) in Game One. >>
NJIT tied a school record for wins in a baseball season, winning the first game of last night's CACC doubleheader, 5-3, over visiting Nyack College at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. The team picked up its 23rd win of the season, matching the school record set just two seasons ago in 2004 when the team finished 23-24. >>
NJIT got two complete-game victories from senior starting pitchers Chris Legiadre and Rob Forbes, sweeping Saturday afternoon's Central Atlantic College Conference baseball doubleheader from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, 4-3 and 5-2, at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. >>
The first game of Saturday's baseball doubleheader was decided early and the second game was in doubt until the final pitch, but the end result was the same, as NJIT swept Philadelphia University, 12-3 and 9-6, Saturday at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. >>
Rob Forbes (at left) singled down the right field line, scoring Derrick McCain from second with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, as NJIT rallied for a 9-8 win over powerful West Chester University (PA) in non-conference baseball last night at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. The win raised NJIT's season record to 17-14. >>
The NJIT baseball team (10-10, 3-6 CACC) defeated Nyack College (8-16-1, 4-8 CACC ) 15-8 on Friday night in Nyack, New York. The Highlanders scored five runs in the ninth inning for the win and out-hit Nyack 18-9. >>
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. >>
NJIT sophomore Erika Taugher has been called up to join Portugal's national women's soccer team for the upcoming Algarve Women's Soccer Cup to be contested by the national teams of 11 countries, including the United States, between March 9 and March 15. >>
The NJIT baseball doubleheaders that were scheduled to be played on March 4 and March 5 have been cancelled. The winter storm that hit the area on March 5 resulted in unplayable field conditions that are expected to remain so throughout the weekend. >>
Six players, including two reserves, reached double-figure scoring for NJIT in its 76-58 women's basketball win over visiting Georgian Court College last night. >>
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. >>
The NJIT women's tennis team rolled to a 9-0 win over visiting East Stroudsburg University Saturday night at the Tenafly Racquet Club. The Highlanders, now 8-3 in 2005-06, dominated the singles competition, taking all six spots and winning four. >>
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, the 2005 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) regular season baseball champion, was picked to finish second in 2006 preseason voting by the 10 CACC coaches. The 2006 Highlanders are scheduled to open play with a March 4 non-conference home doubleheader against East Stroudsburg University. >>
Junior guard Clayton Barker is among the national leaders in scores and steals in NCAA Division II, according to men's basketball rankings compiled by the NCAA through games of January 29. Barker is 18th in the latest rankings at 21.8 points per game. >>
It took a late spurt by sophomore guard Jackie McCaffrey (at left) before the NJIT women's basketball team could breathe easily in its 68-55 win over Goldey-Beacom College on Saturday. >>
Marc Ubaldi set a new school record in the 100-yard freestyle and the NJIT mens' swimming team captured a 78-49 win over visiting Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Wednesday night. >>
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 scored 22 of the game's first 24 points and went on to a 79-66 road win over Post University in a meeting of the two top women's basketball teams in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Thursday night. The win for NJIT was its fourth straight and fifth in the last six games. >>
NJIT held visiting Felician College without a point for nearly 10 minutes in the second half and the end result was a 51-33 win for the Highlanders in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference women's basketball Tuesday 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. >>
Holding a second straight opponent to just 46 points, the NJIT women's basketball team won a defensive struggle, toppling Philadelphia University, 49-46, Thursday night. The Highlanders raised their record to 8-4 overall and 6-3 in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference. >>
The NJIT men's basketball team scored an 82-69 Central Collegiate Conference win over visiting Wilmington on Tuesday evening. The Highlanders, now 5-7 overall and 2-5 in the CACC, had a balanced offense, with five double-figure scorers. >>
Dena Baskous was honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America on its 2005 all-New England Region second team. Baskous, a sophomore, was a key player in helping NJIT post new program records for overall wins and conference wins while also making postseason play for the first time. >>
The NJIT women's basketball team defeated the University of Virginia's College at Wise, 79-63, in the consolation game of the South Padre Island Shootout on Dec. 29. Kelly Crowe, who led all scorers with 23 points, became the fifth woman in NJIT history to cross the 1,000 career point threshold. Read more. >>