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CUA Athletes Find Alternative Ways to Stay Active

By Katie Hoban  COVID-19 has affected everyone across the world, especially in the United States. With the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases globally, the United States has shut down non-essential businesses, in-office work hours, and in-person classes at universities. The virus also led to the NCAA cancelling the rest of the winter season and Read More …

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Track and Field Competes in Landmark Championships

By: Renee Rasmussen Saturday morning started early for the track and field team, as it loaded the bus and made its way to Susquehanna, Pennsylvania for the 2020 Landmark Indoor Championships. The team has been working hard for this meet all season.  Overall, Catholic’s Track and Field team had a great showing, breaking six school Read More …

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Women’s Basketball Team Experiences Loss at Conference Championship

Courtesy of Catholic Athletics By Angela Hickey The Catholic University Women’s Basketball team had its Landmark Conference Championship last Saturday. Unfortunately, the Catholic women’s team lost 63-42 against the women’s team at Scranton in Pennsylvania, who had an overall record of 24-3.  Scranton was a nationally ranked team for most of the season. Catholic and Read More …

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Player Profile: Emma Gould

Freshman Emma Gould (first row, fourth from the left) after The Catholic University Women’s Swimming and Diving Team won its First Landmark Conference. Courtesy of Catholic University Athletics Department By Angela Hickey After capturing its first landmark conference title, the Catholic University Women’s Swimming and Diving Team has made great strides to keep its winning Read More …

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CUA Women’s Lacrosse Top Ranked Team in Preseason Poll

The Women’s Lacrosse team celebrating its sixth straight Landmark Conference Title at Carlini Field last season. Courtesy of Catholicathletics.com By Jared Prenda CUA’s women’s lacrosse team is on the top of everyone’s radar this coming spring season. The team was ranked as the number one in the Landmark Conference preseason poll, taking a unanimous 60 Read More …

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Swimming and Diving Sweeps Landmark Conference Titles

By Jared Prenda The Swimming and Diving Team at Catholic University has completed its historic run as both the men’s and women’s teams came in first at the Landmark Conference Championships this past weekend. The three-day meet was held at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center in Boyds, Maryland and the men’s team captured its fourth Read More …

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Old Glory DC vs. Seattle Seawolves

Old Glory DC and the Seattle Seawolves prepare for a scrum on Sunday, February 16, 2020. Courtesy of Garrett Farrell By Garrett Farrell The first-ever professional rugby union team in D.C. recently played its first home game against the two-time defending champions of Major League Rugby, the Seattle Seawolves. The match was a great success, Read More …

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Birth of a League: The Dawn of the XFL

Audi Field an hour before kick-off of the first XFL game in 19 years. Courtesy of Garrett Farrell By Garrett Farrell This past Saturday, February 8, D.C.’s newest football team, the Defenders, began the inaugural season of the XFL. The 2:00 p.m. kickoff at Audi Field marked the culmination of years of planning, experimenting, and Read More …

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Player Profile: Carlene Idone

Idone at the starting blocks for the 200m at University of Maryland’s Terrapin Invitational. Courtesy of Will Stumme Photos By Regina Vahey Sophomore nursing major Carlene Idone has made strides both on and off the track during her time at Catholic University. Last year, Idone was one of five student athletes recognized on the Landmark Read More …

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Nagy Abdelrazek Resigns As Women’s Volleyball Coach

By Jared Prenda Head Women’s Volleyball Coach Nagy Abdelrazek resigned from his position after 27 years in the role.  It is the end of an era for the Catholic University women’s volleyball team as head coach Nagy Abdelrazek resigned on Wednesday, January 29. Abdelrazek oversaw the women’s team for 27 years after taking the helm Read More …

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