The Ionian

Matthew Chaves
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My name is Matthew Chaves. I'm a journalism major in the class of 2021 and the sports editor for the Ionian. I'm a huge soccer fan and gamer! My favorite game right now is Rocket League.

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor

Nov 15, 2020
Iona adds Lucy Gunton-Jones to athletics (Story)
Nov 15, 2020
Christine Eisenberg discusses her career, hopes for Gaels (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
Iona Alumnus receives USC coaching honor (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
Francis Acolitse speaks hopes, plans for future in new diversity role (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
Esports league expands, includes Iona (Story)
Oct 16, 2020
Gaels start basketball campaign against rival Fordham (Story)
Oct 16, 2020
Majority of teams register after Iona, MAAC committee’s campaign (Story)
Oct 16, 2020
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee to host fundraiser, add new diversity role (Story)
Oct 16, 2020
Special connection with coach brings Whitley to Iona (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
Paul Panik discusses relationship with MLB brother (Story)
Sep 18, 2020
Morenaite chosen for decade, anniversary teams (Story)
Sep 18, 2020
Iona Alumna receives Arthur Ashe Jr. Award (Story)
Sep 18, 2020
Strength and conditioning processes overhauled over the summer (Story)
Sep 01, 2020
Ohrtman explores new goals during her final season (Story)
Sep 01, 2020
Former Gaels sign for European pro teams (Story)
Sep 01, 2020
Sports will never be completely separate from current events (Story)
Sep 01, 2020
MAAC announces United for Justice campaign, spreads systemic racism awareness (Story)
Sep 01, 2020
MAAC and Mainline team up to introduce esports to the conference (Story)
Aug 20, 2020
Plimpton, Lopez speak on the Black Lives Matter movement (Story)
Aug 20, 2020
Coaches work around everchanging environment (Story)
Aug 20, 2020
Iona athletes enjoy summer despite global pandemic (Story)
Aug 20, 2020
Iona Gaels work with MAAC to spread awareness for voting, coronavirus safety (Story)
Aug 20, 2020
Gaels keep on top of their game despite fall season cancellation (Story)
Aug 20, 2020
Iona expanding cardio and weight rooms in Hynes Athletics Center (Story)
May 15, 2020
Iona Athletes recommend their favorite movies (Story)
May 15, 2020
Solis’ plans for international glory sidetracked (Story)
May 15, 2020
Women’s basketball adds six new players (Story)
May 15, 2020
ESPN documentary gives inside look at Michael Jordan’s career (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
“The Last Dance” provides freshness to an age-old tale (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
Pitino recruits eight newcomers for Gaels (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
Athletes make the most of the situation (Story)
Apr 17, 2020
NCAA extension creates difficult decision (Story)
Apr 17, 2020
World Champion Snake player snubs haters (Story)
Apr 17, 2020
The troubles of cancelled leagues (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
How playing video games competitively has helped me in life (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
Gaels need decision making, individual performance to win the MAAC Championship (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
Tournament jitters, tight defense finals pieces to women’s water polo puzzle going into MAAC season (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
Lacrosse struggles in game plan, strives in leadership (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
Cavataro looking forward to successful national tournament after historic conference championship (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
Men’s basketball on a roll after early season struggles (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
DeSouza loves intensity, competition of college sport (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
Blasko aims to get the most joy out of last year on team (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Iona golf aims to carry fall momentum to spring season (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Healthy habits help van Reeken advance in sport (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Enjoying the game important for Ferraioli after injury (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Why the XFL is a great thing for football (Story)
Feb 01, 2020
Gaels struggle in early conference season (Story)
Feb 01, 2020
Communication, competitiveness major goals for women’s water polo (Story)
Feb 01, 2020
New coach Kahn hopes to lead team to victory (Story)
Feb 01, 2020
Competition within team will help overall quality: Panik (Story)
Dec 05, 2019
Alumnus wins Emmy for technical work in U.S. Open (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
Hard work, early realization leads El-Sandali to successful career (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
Men’s water polo ends regular season as sixth seed (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Smith helps lead Gaels to history books (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Gaels lack consistency throughout fall season (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Opportunity of academic, athletic progression big motivator for Bravo (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Gaels aim to attack hard as playoffs approach (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Preparation, experience to help Gaels through season (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
Lack of resources are the root of Gaels struggle: Kelly (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
Experience and consistency main focus for Gaels (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
New head coach filled with excitement, determination (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
We need to focus on consistency, leadership to compete: Velez-Perez (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
Lesko uses passion, confidence to lead her team (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
Competitive nature drives Harrison toward life goals (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Gaels look to keep energy up during next tournament (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Why Iona should have a cooking club (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Winning mentality needs to be prominent: Plourde (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
International experience opens up opportunities, shows potential for Torres (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Manchester United needs to stop trying to be what they once were (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
New additions bolster Gaels rotation (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Hamilton plans to win while having fun (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Team chemistry, mentorship impacts Gabrielle Toth (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Faith Preziosi talks season and long term goals (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Galvin discusses key to success in cross-country (Story)
May 02, 2019
Premiere League fans’ blame on Pogba misplaced (Story)
May 02, 2019
Kara Zazzaro discusses her debut season, goals for off-season (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Coach Ole Gunnar’s impact on Manchester United (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Kritsarin Oukasavana discusses importance of charity work (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
My thoughts on soccer becoming more popular in the United States (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Shannon McCaffrey reflects on lacrosse career (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Justin Burkhamer discusses importance of strong competitive nature on golf course (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Iona delays mailroom opening due to supplies being lost in mail (Story)
Mar 14, 2019
Gaels learn to handle season away from home (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
Iona water polo coach Brian Kelly expresses the importance of chemistry and communication during games (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Jordin Hale discusses life as student athlete, mother (Story)
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