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Fortenberry And Nicholls Dash To Victories At Jaguar Invitational

Courtesy of UNO Athletics
February 8, 2017
Filed under Sports, University

Nicholas Mitchell sets school record in the shot among numerous personal records Senior Alexia Fortenberry and sophomore Micheal Nicholls provided the University of New Orleans with championship performances by winning the 60-meter hurdles events and Nicholas Mitchell set a school mark in the shot pu...

Privateers Basketball, 12-9

February 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

Senior forward Erik Thomas led four players in double figures offensively with 17 points and the Privateers connected on 53.6 percent of its field goals as the University of New Orleans men's basketball team rolled past Southland Conference foe McNeese, 75-56, on Thursday evening in Lakefront Arena. ...

UNO Athletics

February 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

22 student-athletes from the University of New Orleans were named to the Southland Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll for the fall 2016 semester announced recently by the league. UNO had 14 Commissioner's Honor Roll Honorees during the fall 2015 semester.  Each honoree earned at least a 3.0 gr...

Men’s basketball team signs significant television deal

Men’s basketball team signs significant television deal

Jamie Lloyd, Staff
November 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of New Orleans men’s basketball team is set to make a noticeable debut on the big screen in the upcoming weeks. Recently, a few sports cable outlets (Cox Sports TV and Fox Sports 1) have picked up the franchise and decided to broadcast it through various college sports networks, giving...

Dunn eclipses 500 career kills and digs in UNO volleyball match against Nicholls

Dunn eclipses 500 career kills and digs in UNO volleyball match against Nicholls

UNO Athletics
November 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, University

Sophomore outside hitter Blessing Dunn reached a career milestone for the University of New Orleans volleyball team on Saturday afternoon in a 3-1 loss to Nicholls (25-19, 25-18, 23-25, 25-19) in Southland Conference action. The Jacksonville, Alabama product posted a team-high 16 digs with nine kills...

UNO men’s, women’s basketball to play 15 televised contests

UNO Athletics
October 26, 2016
Filed under Sports

One day after getting the home crown excited about the 2016-17 season with the Turn Up At 10 event, the University of New Orleans men’s and women’s basketball teams will have several opportunities to prove themselves to a much more far-reaching audience as the Privateers are slated to play 15 televised...

UNO student-athletes get lessons in diversity and inclusion

UNO student-athletes get lessons in diversity and inclusion

UNO Athletics
October 26, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, University

It was a session filled with joy, laughter, entertainment and tears as student-athletes at the University of New Orleans learned life lessons from guest speaker Derek Greenfield on the power of diversity and inclusion within an athletic department and how it can improve performance in athletics and everyday...

UNO Sailing Club competes in first invitational regatta

UNO Sailing Club competes in first invitational regatta

Jamie Lloyd, Staff
October 19, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, University

The University of New Orleans Sailing Club participated in their first-ever invitational regatta hosted by RICE University in Houston during the first weekend of October. Three UNO students from the club (senior Emily Digiovanna, sophomore Nigel Watkins, and club president Morrgan Haack) were selected...

Freshman Jordan Yauch shines in UNO Volleyball home opener

Freshman Jordan Yauch shines in UNO Volleyball home opener

UNO Athletics
September 28, 2016
Filed under Sports, University

The University of New Orleans volleyball team opened up the home schedule on Thursday afternoon, hosting Southland Conference foe Houston Baptist in a 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-17) setback at the HPC. The Privateers (3-11, 0-1 Southland Conference) saw steady improvements throughout the match, increasing t...

UNO men’s, women’s tennis recognized for academic successes

UNO men’s, women’s tennis recognized for academic successes

UNO Athletics
September 28, 2016
Filed under Sports, University

The University of New Orleans men’s and women’s tennis programs’ academic accomplishments being recognized by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association has become the norm at the Lakefront, as the teams received ITA Academic honors for the fifth-consecutive year. To go with the team accolades, eig...

UNO Volleyball sets season-high in blocks against Chicago State

UNO Volleyball sets season-high in blocks against Chicago State

UNO Athletics
September 21, 2016
Filed under Sports, University

The University of New Orleans volleyball team began competition in the Omni Invitational on Friday afternoon with a strong opening set against Chicago State and but couldn't hold up in a 3-1 loss (13-25, 25-20, 25-16, 25-22) at the Coors Events Center in Boulder, Colorado. In the contest, the Privateers (3-8) posted ...

Volleyball ends play in Jax State Invitational with sweep of Jackson State

Volleyball ends play in Jax State Invitational with sweep of Jackson State

UNO Athletics
September 14, 2016
Filed under Sports, University

The University of New Orleans volleyball team concluded the weekend on a positive note, earning a victory over a 2015 NCAA National Tournament participant in a 3-0 sweep (25-18, 25-17, 25-12) over reigning Southwestern Athletic Conference champions Jackson State. New Orleans (3-7) defense stifled the Jackso...

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