New Season, New Records, New Dreams

Sean Lynch, Reporter
February 25, 2015

   The baseball team is ranked 25th in the nation in pre-season polls.    The Cougars earn this ranking by after finishing the 2014 season with a record of 31-15-1 and earning their fourth consecutive Freedom Conference Championship. Although they feel honored, some players don’t... Read more »

Coaches Sport Sneakers to Raise Awareness

Powering past his defender, senior Steve Ware drives to the basket.

Sean Lynch, Reporter
February 11, 2015

   The basketball teams squared off against King’s College in the American Cancer Society’s “Coaches vs. Cancer Suits & Sneakers” game Jan. 28. The game was part of a week-long, nationwide event in which basketball coaches of all divisions are encouraged to wear sneakers with their suits... Read more »

Men’s Lacrosse Prepares for 2015 Season Under New Captains

Captains from left to right, senior Trevor Bodnar, junior Andrew Reynolds, senior Patrick Johnson and junior Eric Dittmeier.

Sean Lynch, Reporter
January 28, 2015

   With four new captains leading the way, the men’s lacrosse team has sights set on winning a conference championship.    The captains, Patrick Johnson, Andrew Reynolds, Trevor Bodnar and Eric Dittmeier, have  earned the trust of their coaches and teammates.    “Being a captain means teaching... Read more »



Highlander Staff, Reporter
December 3, 2014

The football team finished off the season Nov. 15 against Stevenson University in a thrilling and well fought finish, although the Cougars finished with a 36-14 loss. The Cougars went into the game having lost the previous six games and carrying a 1-8 record for the season. They toppled FDU 35-0 at season’s... Read more »

Men’s Basketball


Nick Ciocchi, Reporter
November 12, 2014

The men’s basketball team passed their first test in a scrimmage with Elizabethtown College. Last year, the Cougars made it to the MAC Finals but fell short against DeSales in overtime. This season, with five seniors leading the team, they expect big results. Sophomore guard Andrew Moran thought the... Read more »

Striving for a season of success


Felicia Glover, Reporter
November 12, 2014

Basketball season is starting and the women’s team is prepared to conquer. Coach Allison Kern  feels the team has a strong and positive culture. “Our team’s commitment to our identity and the development of our culture makes me proud. It’s been very evident in our fall recruiting and... Read more »

Men’s Soccer Stands Tall


Nick Ciocchi
October 29, 2014

With only couple of bumps in the way, the men’s soccer team has started the season off on a hot streak. In mid Oct., the Cougars fell to Eastern with a score of 1-0. The Cougars had close opportunities from Rob Wiacek and Nate Mansfield in the overtime period. Chris Panagacos and Derek Antonini also... Read more »

Women’s Soccer Team Goes Beyond Goals


Caitlin Meehan , Reporter
October 29, 2014

The women’s soccer team is  undefeated in the 2014 NSCAA Division III conference, and it has been ranked as high as number nine in the nation this season. “I’m proud that we have been able to remain undefeated in the conference.  Every year our goal is to remain undefeated in conference... Read more »

Volleyball Team Thrives Under New Coach


October 15, 2014

With a new coach, nine first years, nine returning players, and five common goals in mind, the women’s volleyball team is looking to make an unexpected run at a conference championship. Head Coach Kelly Fry returns as coach for the Cougars after leaving for graduate school after the 2004-2005 season.... Read more »

Cougars Claim First Home Shutout


Highlander Staff Reports
October 1, 2014

Another one for the record books: The  football team registered its home win verses Fairleigh Dickinson University – Florham last weekend. The Cougars never trailed in the game, coming out on top 35-0. Linebacker and sophomore business major Rob Hart was a big part of the win against FDU-Florham. “I... Read more »