5/19/02 (Late Night Edition)
Baseball - RU blasts it way into Big East Championships
JAMAICA, NY - Trailing 10-9 in the eighth inning and time running out on its postseason chances, junior Val Majewski (Freehold, NJ) blasted a two-run home run to lift Rutgers to a thrilling, 11-10 win over St. John's today, which sealed fourth place in the BIG EAST standings and a spot in the 2002 BIG EAST Championship. Ryan Molchan (East Brunswick, NJ) was the pitching savior, holding SJU scoreless over the final 3.2 innings to earn the win. With the split today, Rutgers ends its regular season with a 32-20 mark, including a 15-10 record in BE play.
Majewski's Blast Puts Rutgers In BIG EAST Championship
Many colleges have stopped by Delbarton high school in Morristown NJ to see QB Mike Loree. Loree is 6-5 and 220 pounds. Last year, he threw for 1802 yards and 21 touchdowns with only five interceptions. He completed 96 passes on 173 attempts. His size and stats has colleges all over the country stopping by including Notre Dame. "The only offer I have so far is Rutgers. Maryland, Michigan, Michigan State have called me. Miami, Stanford, Boston College, Michigan, Notre Dame, Maryland and Rutgers have come to my school." Loree also said there were a host of other schools lined up to stop by in the coming weeks.
FightingIrishInsider.com -- QB Mike Loree getting attention
Aquisha Cahoe, a 6-foot forward from Carver High School in Philadelphia, signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball for the Rutgers women's basketball team earlier this month, her coach Joe Ryan said yesterday.
Home News Tribune - College roundup: Cahoe to attend Rutgers; Pirates get transfer
Big East Football Previews
7. Rutgers (1-6, 4-8) - Offense: This will be fun to watch as the offense has players with Big East experience, but now the pieces have to fit into place to actually score some points.
2002 Big East Preview
The Rutgers spring game was dominated by defense as three Ryan Sands field goals helped the White team beat the Scarlet 9-7. All wasn't doom and gloom for the Scarlet Knight offense as sophomore Clarence Pittman ran for 77 yards and senior QB Ted Trump was 11 of 21 for 137 yards.
April 27 Spring Games
Big East Basketball
Our nation heeds a vital judicial principle of innocent until proven guilty. However, in the case Syracuse University basketball player figured to be one of the youngest in Jim Boeheim's coaching tenure. Williams might have been the only upperclassman in a starting five featuring sophomores Craig Forth and Hakim Warrick and incoming freshmen Edelin and Carmelo Anthony.
Without Williams, SU is even younger
VILLANOVA, Pa. - Guard Reggie Bryant will not return to the men's basketball team and will transfer to another university, head coach Jay Wright announced today. A 6-2 native of Baltimore, Md., Bryant played two seasons for the Wildcats. As a freshman in 2000-01, the product of St. Thomas More averaged 5.7 points and 1.7 rebounds per game despite battling illness through January and February.
Bryant To Transfer From Men's Basketball Team :: Baltimore native played two seasons on the Main Line
The annual meeting of the Rutgers Court Club will take place on Thursday evening, June 6, 2002, at 7:30PM at the Hale Center. Get the low down on Rutgers 2001-2002 season and a look to the 2002-2003 season with the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Coach of the Year, Gary Waters. Find out what the team will be doing this summer to improve itself. Voice your thoughts about the new NCAA regulations on player eligibility and other recent rule changes. Get on board the TEAM BEHIND THE TEAM, the RUTGERS COURT CLUB.
Miscellany - Filling the Stands
Mike Fasano: MikeFasano@comcast.net