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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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