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Volleyball Coach Nagy Abdelrazek Reflects on 25 Years at Catholic

By Jimmy Cassidy, Jared Prenda  When Nagy Abdelrazek took the job as head coach of Catholic University’s volleyball team two weeks before the beginning of the 1993 season, he knew he had some serious work to do to improve the fledgling program. He had just three returning players on the roster, a few short of Read More …

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Catholic Hangs Tough at University of Maryland, 76-59

By Jimmy Cassidy  The Catholic University men’s basketball team took a break from studying on its first night of final exams and traveled just over six miles to take on the Division I opponent Maryland Terrapins. Going into the game, ESPN’s Basketball Power Index gave the Division III Cardinals a slim 0.1% chance of defeating Read More …

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Men’s Basketball Bounces Back in 79-74 in Home Opener

By Jared Prenda The men’s basketball team ended its early season struggles Wednesday with a win in its home opener. The Cardinals defeated the Bearcats of St. Vincent 79-74 in a closely-fought game at the DuFour Center, bringing their season record to 2-3 on the year. The team was led by its veterans and new Read More …

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Women’s Basketball Impresses in Landmark Opener, 68-49

By Jared Prenda The Lady Cards lived up to their number one ranking in the Landmark Conference Preseason poll  with a dominant 68-49 win over the Rangers of Drew University this past weekend. The win brings the soaring Cardinals to 3-1 on the year, and the promise of another successful season in the Landmark Conference. Read More …

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Football Caps Impressive Season with Emphatic Victory, 33-14

By Jared Prenda The close of the 2017 football season for the CUA Cardinals proved to be the opening of a new chapter in the program’s long history. The Cards had a .500 winning percentage on the year, going 5-5 overall and 3-4 in NEWMAC Conference play, which is their best record since 2013. The Read More …

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Women’s Basketball Ranked #1 in Landmark Poll

By Jared Prenda There is a lot of hype surrounding the 2017-18 CUA women’s basketball team this season. The team tied with Moravian for the 1st seed in the Landmark Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll with 58 points each, and was followed by Scranton who earned 56 votes. The team has also been ranked 20th overall Read More …

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#15 Field Hockey’s Season Comes to an End

By Jared Prenda The season came to a close for the Lady Cards’ field hockey team after a crushing overtime defeat at the hands of the Eagles of Juniata in the Landmark Conference Championship this past Saturday. The team peaked at 11th in the nation in the National Field Hockey Coaches’ Association (NFHCA) poll and Read More …

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CUA Swimming Sweeps D-II Barton in Dual Meet

By Jared Prenda The Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving team continued its streak of dominance following a cross-division sweep over Division II Barton College. The men’s team won the Landmark Conference title last season, while the women placed second. The teams entered the new season ranked first in the conference and have now won Read More …

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No. 11 Field Hockey Moves On to Landmark Championship

By Jared Prenda The 11th ranked Catholic University field hockey team continued its dominant season as they move on to the Landmark Conference Finals. The Cards registered their 3rd straight shutout and 7th overall on the season following a 3-0 victory over the Blue Jays of Elizabethtown on Wednesday night at Cardinal Stadium. The playoff Read More …

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The Curse is Broken – Football Wins Fourth Game

By Jared Prenda “The curse is broken.” This is what starting sophomore offensive lineman Gabe O’Donnell said following CUA’s 10-7 Homecoming victory over the Norwich Cadets for the team’s fourth win of the year. This marks the first time in four seasons that the program has been able to surpass three wins on the year, Read More …

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