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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


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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...

UNO Athletics hires Jeff Lorio as men’s golf Head Coach

UNO Athletics hires Jeff Lorio as men’s golf Head Coach

UNO Athletics

September 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, University

The University of New Orleans added some home-grown talent to the staff as Louisiana-native Jeff Lorio was named head coach of the Privateers golf program, UNO Director of Athletics Derek Morel announced Friday. Lorio joins the Privateer program after spending the last three years across town at Loyola University, ...

UNO Volleyball burned by Illinois-Chicago

UNO Volleyball burned by Illinois-Chicago

UNO Athletics

September 6, 2016


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The University of New Orleans volleyball team concluded play in the Redhawks Drury Hotels Invitational on Saturday afternoon, falling 3-0 (25-17, 25-23, 26-24) to the University of Illinois-Chicago. Junior middle blocker Rondolyn Bryant (Exercise Physiology) highlighted the offense with nine kills o...

UNO Athletics partners with Son of a Saint

UNO Athletics partners with Son of a Saint

UNO Athletics

September 6, 2016


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With a long-standing goal of giving back to the community which supports its programs and with a continued commitment to provide student-athletes with an all-around experience during their time on the Lakefront, the University of New Orleans Department of Athletics announced a partnership with Son of a Sai...

Lady Privateers welcome alumni to preseason scrimmage

Lady Privateers welcome alumni to preseason scrimmage

UNO Athletics

August 24, 2016


Filed under Sports, University

The University of New Orleans volleyball team played its lone tune-up before the 2016 season begins on Friday evening, hosting Privateer alumni in a two-set exhibition before competing in the annual silver & blue intrasquad scrimmage. With the graduation of 2015 seniors Celeste Ramirez and Lauren...

Simone Manuel scores more than a medal

Simone Manuel scores more than a medal

Anjanae Crump, Managing Editor

August 23, 2016


Filed under Column, Sports

On August 11, Simone Manuel made history when she won the individual event in swimming at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. She had a record time of 52.7 seconds, which tied her for gold with Penny Oleksiak of Canada. But what makes her so special goes much deeper than the speed she clocked in -...

Soph Blessing Dunn named preseason All-Southland Conference

Soph Blessing Dunn named preseason All-Southland Conference

UNO Athletics

August 17, 2016


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University of New Orleans volleyball standout Blessing Dunn was honored as one of the premier student-athletes in the Southland Conference.The sophomore outside hitter from Jacksonville, Alabama, was named to the league’s Preseason All-Conference First Team based on a vote of SLC head coaches. The...

Privateer men’s basketball sign Jorge Rosa

Privateer men’s basketball sign Jorge Rosa

UNO Athletics

August 16, 2016


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The University of New Orleans men’s basketball team added a final member to its incoming class for the upcoming 2016-17 season as the Privateers inked 6-foot-4, 195-pound wing Jorge Rosa from Indian Hills Community College to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday afternoon. A native of Orlan...

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