The Recorder

Matthews Adds Strong Bat To Central Offense

Ryan Jones, Assistant Sports Editor

April 23, 2019

Filed under Baseball, Player Profile, Sports

Though he may be unrelated to the singer, Dave Matthews has kept the ants of Central Connecticut's baseball team marching in his first year with the team. Transferring from Johnson and Wales last season, it was unsure how quickly...

Track And Field Impresses At Larry Ellis Invitational

Patrick Gustavson, Sports Editor

April 23, 2019

Filed under Sports, Track & Field

With just two weeks remaining before hosting the Northeast Conference Championship, Central Connecticut’s men’s and women’s track and field teams took on the Larry Ellis Invitational. Between the two squads, they collected...

Lacrosse Falls To Top Seeded Bryant

Ryan Jones, Assistant Sports Editor

April 17, 2019

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Two losses to start Northeast Conference play loomed over the head of Central Connecticut lacrosse and this tough part of the schedule could not have come at a worse time. Facing off against Bryant, who sits undefeated at the...

Editorial: Laura Ingraham Is What’s Wrong With America Today

April 17, 2019

Filed under Editorials, LGBT, Lifestyles, News, Opinion, Sports

Racism is alive and well in America today, and as it continues to cast a dark shadow and divide the country, people in positions of power should be doing their best to highlight and end it. Laura Ingraham, an anchor for FOX...

Assessing The Top Five NBA Draft Prospects

Griffin Garcia, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Filed under Basketball, Opinion, Sports

After Virginia defeated Texas Tech in the NCAA National Championship, now comes the time for the world’s best basketball prospects to enter their names into the NBA Draft. Here are my top 10 prospects for the 2019 NBA Draft. (All sta...

Inside Intramural Sports

Daniel Fappiano, Layout Editor

April 17, 2019

Filed under Sports

When Maddie O’Neill steps up to the plate for her intramural softball team, she has just one thing on her mind: getting on base. On a rainy Tuesday, the Central Connecticut junior braved the elements and played nine innings...

A Day Of Personal Bests For Track And Field At UConn Challenge

Patrick Gustavson, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019

Filed under Sports, Track & Field

Both the Central Connecticut men’s and women’s track and field teams returned to the state this past weekend where they competed at the UConn Northeast Challenge. Despite both teams finishing towards the bottom of the competing...

Appel Transitions To Bullpen

Patrick Gustavson, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019

Filed under Baseball, Player Profile, Sports

Mike Appel entered his senior year at Central Connecticut as a three-year starter who even got the nod at an NCAA Tournament Regional game as a sophomore in 2017. Things were shaping up to be the same, but a freak accident...

NFL Mock Draft Part One

Trevi Alickolli, Social Media Editor

April 16, 2019

Filed under Football, Opinion, Sports

On Apr. 25, the NFL Draft kicks off and a new class of rookies will be introduced into the NFL. The likes of Kyler Murray, Nick Bosa and Quinnen Williams will look to turn their dreams into reality and dominate at the next...

Softball Picks Up Crucial NEC Win In Split Against FDU

Daniel Fappiano, Layout Editor

April 16, 2019

Filed under Softball, Sports

With the dog days of Northeast Conference play raging on, Central Connecticut softball picked up a crucial victory against Farleigh Dickinson. The team's winning ways didn’t last long, however, as the Knights took game two of...

Backlund Shines All Over The Diamond

Daniel Fappiano, Layout Editor

April 16, 2019

Filed under Player Profile, Softball, Sports

As Carli Backlund set out to play first base at the collegiate level for the first time, she was nervous but ready to help her team win.  Just seven games into her career as a Blue Devil, the young infielder was forced to step...

Baseball Wins Second-Straight NEC Series

Patrick Gustavson, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019

Filed under Baseball, Sports

For the second time in a row, the Central Connecticut baseball team has won a Northeast Conference series after taking two of three from Sacred Heart. After playing “awkward” and “uninspired” baseball Wednesday in a...

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