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Backcourt Propels Iona MBB To MAAC Championship Semifinal With 88-70 Win Against Rider

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 05:59

Backcourt Propels Iona MBB To MAAC Championship Semifinal With 88-70 Win Against Rider

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The No. 3 seed Iona College men’s basketball team kicked off the MAAC Championships this evening with an 88-70 victory against No. 6 Rider in the quarterfinal round as the backcourt tandem of Rickey McGill and Schadrac Casimir combined for 47 points.

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No. 5 Iona Dominates No. 4 Siena In MAAC Quarterfinals

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 05:57

No. 5 Iona Dominates No. 4 Siena In MAAC Quarterfinals

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College women’s basketball program avenged two regular season losses to Siena by toppling the No. 4 seeded Saints in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals, 67-47.  The Gaels had three Gaels in double-figures and managed a team-defensive effort that limited Siena to just 30.8% shooting.

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Iona Softball Splits Day One of Elon Tournament

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 05:54

Iona Softball Splits Day One of Elon Tournament

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College softball program split the first two games of the Elon Tournament on Saturday.  The Gaels bested Saint Joseph’s to extend their non-conference winning streak to three games, but fell short in a comeback effort against the host Elon in the day’s final

GAME 1: Iona 3, Saint Joseph’s 2

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Rally Falls Short for Baseball at UNC Asheville, 10-8

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 05:51

Rally Falls Short for Baseball at UNC Asheville, 10-8

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College baseball team rallied for three runs in the ninth inning, however, were unable to get past UNC Asheville in game two of a three-game series as the hosts secured a 10-8 victory.

Trailing 10-5 in the top of the ninth with the bases loaded, Joseph Lovecchio singled to right field to drive in two runs to cut the deficit to 10-7 with only one out. In the next at-bat, Matt Byrne singled in Matt Flannery to bring the Gaels (3-2) to within two runs. However, a double play ended the inning and rally as the Bulldogs (4-5) tied the weekend series.

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WWP Drops 2 Against Nationally Ranked Opponents

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 05:48

WWP Drops 2 Against Nationally Ranked Opponents

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Despite two hard-fought battles against two nationally ranked teams, the Iona women’s water polo team lost to Indiana University (#14) and the University of California San Diego (#16), while failing to notch its first season win at the Harvard University Invitational here today.

Indiana 15 Iona 8

Down only two goals at halftime, the Iona women’s water polo team managed only three goals in the second half in a 15-8 loss to number-fourteen ranked Indiana University in the first of two matches today at the Harvard University Invitational.

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Women’s Basketball Earns Region XV Championship

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 05:42

Women’s Basketball Earns Region XV Championship

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Monroe College Women's Basketball team's 2016-17 season has been one of rebirth. On Sunday, the Mustangs defeated ASA College, 66-58, in the Region XV Championship at Westchester Community College. With the win, they improved to 20-6 on the season and took home their first Region XV Championship under Head Coach Ricky Johns. In the 2015-2016 season, the team won only ten games.

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Lacrosse tops Sacred Heart in Overtime Thriller, 14-13

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 04:57

Lacrosse Tops Sacred Heart In Overtime Thriller, 14-13

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Senior Katelyn Noschese buried an overtime game-winning goal, as the Iona Gaels (3-4) edged out Sacred Heart (2-2) 14-13 on Wednesday afternoon. In a game that saw each team go on runs in the second half, the Maroon & Gold were able to top the Pioneers 1:21 into the extra frame.

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Iona Baseball Drops 12-3 Decision to Rutgers in 2017 Home Opener

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 04:51

Iona Baseball Drops 12-3 Decision to Rutgers in 2017 Home Opener

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Rutgers University spoiled today’s home-opener for the Iona College baseball team by earning a 12-3 road victory at City Park this afternoon.

The Scarlet Knights (4-7) put together three separate innings of three runs to score nine of the 12 runs as Nick Matera led the attack with four RBI on three hits. Luke Bowerbank added three RBI and a run scored on three hits while Christian Campbell and Milo Freeman added two runs and two RBI each.

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Iona Sweeps Finale of Elon Tournament

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 22:54

Lacrosse Downed by UMass Lowell, 11-6

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 22:54

Strong Second Half Lifts Men’s Basketball to Region XV Championship

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:00

Strong Second Half Lifts Men’s Basketball to Region XV Championship

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On Saturday, the Monroe College Men's Basketball team used a strong second half to defeat ASA College, 76-69, and advance to the Region XV Championship game against Harcum College on Sunday. The Mustangs trailed by double digits in the first half before rallying for the victory.

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Iona Sweeps Finale of Elon Tournament

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 10:45

Iona Sweeps Finale of Elon Tournament

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College softball team swept the final day of the Elon Tournament with an emphatic 15-1 beating of Wagner and a dramatic 5-4 survival against Saint Joseph’s.  The team combined for nine extra base hits over the two games while freshman Marnie Skinner and sophomore Alana Evans through gems from the circle.

GAME ONE: Iona 15, Wagner 1 (5 Innings)

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Lacrosse Downed by UMass Lowell, 11-6

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 10:04

Lacrosse Downed By UMass Lowell, 11-6

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College Lacrosse team struggled to gain traction in the second half against a fierce River Hawks squad, falling to UMass Lowell 11-6 Sunday afternoon.

For the Gaels (2-4, 0-0), Christine Gironda led the team with wo goals on five shots, while dishing out one assist and causing two turnovers. Jenna Tolzmann, Grace Celona, Rachelle Serafini, and Pamela Giordano each tallied one goal. Shannon McCaffrey got the start, making eight saves.

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Iona Falls to Quinnipiac in MAAC Championship Semifinals

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 09:56

Iona Falls to Quinnipiac in MAAC Championship Semifinals

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Despite leading by 10 on two occasions, the Iona College women’s basketball program fell in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship semifinals to top-seeded Quinnipiac, 64-59.  Iona led for the entirety of the second and third quarters but a 26 point fourth quarter by the Bobcats pushed the 2016-17 Regular Season Champions past the defending MAAC Championships.

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