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Iona finished their championship performance with a +5 score, their best in the three-year championship run.

Iona golf caps off rocky season with championship victory

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor May 6, 2021

The Iona College golf team won the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championships for the third time in a row after nearly a year off the green.  The tournament was able to take place despite the...

Willow Lopez-Silvers has also spent her time as a tutor for the Samuel Rudin Academic Resource Center.

Lopez-Silvers named Arthur Ashe Jr. Scholar

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2021

Iona College swimmer and senior Willow Lopez-Silvers received the 2021 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar award for women’s swimming by the Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine on April 26, according...

The 2021 season has been the best for the Gaels since 2017.

Iona softball surging throughout season

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2021

The Iona College softball team has accomplished a 10-3 record in their last 13 games. The team is also recently coming off a five-game winning streak in April to push their overall record to 20-10.     This...

The team gathers around coach Brian Kelly during their Sunday double-header against VMI and LIU. The team’s defense had trouble getting stops, surrendering 28 points between the two games.  

Iona women’s water polo wraps up season

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2021

Iona women’s water polo concluded their spring campaign on Sunday, April 25 with a 13-9 loss to Long Island University at the Hynes Center.     The season was a difficult one for the Gaels water...

Iona rowing in full swing

Iona rowing in full swing

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Assistant Sports Editor April 22, 2021

The Iona men’s and women’s rowing season is underway as they look to finish the shortened season on a strong note.     Iona rowing has competed in three races so far this year, the first...

Freshman Nick Sinofsky running during the  Metropolitan Championships on April 9th at Icahn Stadium.

Gaels wrap up Metropolitan Championships

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor April 22, 2021

The Iona College track and field team finished their meet at the Metropolitan Championships on April 9.   This is the third event finished for the women’s side and the fourth finished for the men’s...

Iona women’s soccer team huddling together during their 0-3 loss to Siena in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals on April 9 at Hickey Field in Loudonville, NY. 

Women’s soccer falls to Siena in MAAC Tournament

Lachlan Wellington, Contributing Writer April 22, 2021

The Iona Women’s soccer team’s season came to an end after losing 0-3 to Siena in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament. It was the Gaels’ first time back in the...

Iona men’s soccer team huddling up during their March 25 game against Manhattan College at Van Cortlandt Park in Riverdale, NY.

Men’s soccer finishes spring season

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor April 22, 2021

The Iona College men’s soccer team capped off their season with a 4-1 loss against Rider in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championships on April 11.   The loss ends their season with a...

This was the 41st season for head coach Nick Cavataro.

Iona swimming and diving sweeps Spring Invitational

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Assistant Sports Editor April 8, 2021

The Iona College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both placed first in the two-day 2021 Metro Atlantic Athletic Association Spring Invitational held on March 27 and 28 at the Erie Community...

Both teams have only two more matches before championship time.

Iona men’s and women’s soccer teams handle short season differently

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor April 8, 2021

The Iona College men’s and women’s soccer teams started off their seasons as they tackle a short but meaningful schedule.  The men’s team is looking to defend their Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference...

For softball, this is the best start to the season in over five years.

Iona softball starts strong, baseball begins on bad note

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor April 8, 2021

The Iona College baseball and softball teams started their early seasons on opposite notes as they approach the middle of the competition.  The softball team has secured an 8-4 record by their fourth...

This is the shortest season Iona volleyball has played.

Gaels show improvement in Velez-Perez’s second year

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Assistant Sports Editor April 8, 2021

The Iona College volleyball team’s season came to a close on Thursday with a loss to Niagara in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Association tournament. Thursday’s game capped off...

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