The Recorder

To Our Sports Editor

Daniel Fappiano, Trevi Alickolli, and Ryan Jones

May 9, 2019

For the past year, Patrick Gustavson has been the Sports Editor of The Recorder. Without him, many of us wouldn't have the leadership needed to grow as a section or as individuals. As a group, we decided to come together and remember...

Bowens Returns From Two Torn ACLs

Patrick Gustavson, Sports Editor

May 8, 2019

When TT Bowens dug into the batter’s box in the bottom of the fifth inning against Stony Brook on April 10 and drove a pitch into right-center field and legged out a standup triple, it seemed ordinary for the redshirt sophomore...

Softball Drops Three Of Four To End Season

Patrick Gustavson, Sports Editor

May 8, 2019

Having been eliminated from Northeast Conference tournament contention, the Central Connecticut softball team entered its final four contests as a young team looking to go into next season with momentum against two of the conference's...

The Rise Of The “Bullpen Game”

Daniel Fappiano, Layout Editor

May 8, 2019

Last postseason when the Oakland Athletics took on the New York Yankees, the A's utilized a technique that not many had seen in prior years. Instead of using a normal starting pitcher, Liam Hendricks, a relief pitcher, was used...

Baseball Sweeps Second-Straight NEC Series

Trevi Alickolli, Social Media Editor

May 7, 2019

The Central Connecticut baseball team is now on a six-game winning streak within the Northeast Conference after sweeping Wagner over the weekend. The games were originally scheduled for May 3 through 5, but weather conditions...

Patterson Shoots Her Way Up Central’s Record Books

Daniel Fappiano, Layout Editor

May 7, 2019

Entering the fourth quarter of Central Connecticut's first-round playoff game against Saint Francis (PA), then sophomore Kiana Patterson and the Blue Devils were down four points. With over 500 watching, Patterson scored 14 of...

Women’s Track And Field Wins NEC; Men Finish Second

Patrick Gustavson, Sports Editor

May 7, 2019

When Sierra Nesmith was handed the baton for the last leg of the 4x400-meter relay, it appeared the Central Connecticut women’s track and field team would play bridesmaid at the Northeast Conference meet for the third-straight...

Hugley ‘Handles His Business’

Patrick Gustavson, Outgoing Sports Editor

May 7, 2019

On the hardwood, Central Connecticut's Joe Hugley is a captain, an emotional and vocal player and one who leads by example. Off the court, he always carries himself with a smile, laughing and cracking jokes. Though it has not...

In Defense Of Russell Westbrook

Shaina Blakesley, Managing Editor

May 1, 2019

How can the most under-appreciated NBA superstar be voted the most overrated player by his colleagues? Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, according to an anonymous poll conducted by The Athletic, earned 17 percent...

Softball Drops Three Of Four Conference Games

Ryan Jones, Assistant Sports Editor

May 1, 2019

As the pack begins to separate in the Northeast Conference, Central Connecticut softball saw itself on the wrong side of the standings after losing three of its four games this weekend. The Blue Devils traveled to Maryland...

Baseball, Pay Your Players

Ryan Jones, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

Before reading this article's headline and shoving the contracts of Mike Trout or Manny Machado down my throat, take a step back and look further around Major League Baseball. No, not to the professional teams you see on television,...

Lacrosse Finishes Season With Two Road Losses

Ryan Jones, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

In the final two attempts to break its winless record in Northeast Conference play, the Central Connecticut lacrosse team was unable to break into the win column. Finishing the season with the same 2-14 overall record as the year...

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