NCAA rules to give another year of eligibility to seniors

While having seniors get another year of eligibility is a good thing for college athletes, it does come with some issues There has been a lot of talk about what to do with seniors who had their final season of athletics at the college level cut short due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. As of March…

Another PK loss brings heartbreak to #23 Men’s Soccer

Captains lose 4-3 in PK shootout in the second round of the NCAA tournament It was a chilly and windy weekend for soccer at Jennings Family Stadium for the first and second round of the NCAA tournament. Despite the weather forcing the four teams to change from Captains Field to Jennings Family Stadium, there were…

#23 Men’s Soccer takes tough loss against #15 Eagles

A loss in the final doesn’t keep the Captains from an NCAA hosting opportunity During a redemption year of sorts for the Men’s team under their new head coach, the Captains sailed to a 13-2-4 season (9-1 in conference) and faced a rematch of the 2017 CAC Final against the Mary Washington Eagles.  Unlike that…

Captains Volleyball sails to a three-peat in CAC championship match

With the win, Volleyball secures guaranteed berth in the NCAA tournament The Capital Athletic Conference volleyball championship match was hosted by #1 seed Christopher Newport University as they hosted #2 seed, the University of Mary Washington. With an automatic spot in the NCAA post season tournament on the line, a victory would secure either teams…

Final Four: On the way to the top

CNU Men’s Basketball is heading back to the Final Four for the second time in program history on the back of a 13 game winning streak Final Four bound is the phrase of the week as CNU is sending the Men’s Basketball team to the DIII Final Four of the NCAA tournament for the second…

‘Tis the (basketball) season

Why NCAA March Madness is actually better than NBA play-offs It’s the same feeling you get as you’re unwrapping that first gift on Christmas morning: you know what you want, but you’re prepared to be surprised. It’s the same uncertainty, high expectations and feeling of pure hope.  It’s the best time of year for any…

CNU’s favorite teams: NCAA division I basketball

Five students and one staff member explain why they support the teams they do and how each team holds a special place in their hearts University of Maryland, Baltimore ~Morgan Barclay, Editor-in-Chief~ I’ve never been a fan of sports, but I am a fan of stories, underdog stories especially.  It’s no wonder I did not…