Category - Athletics

University of Rochester

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UR Thestrals: Quidditch Northeast Regional Champions
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Without Rochester Cheerleading, It’s Just a Game
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10 Things I Would Have Done at Rochester If I’d Had the Time
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5 Reasons To Join an E-board
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So You Think You Can Dance… In College
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The Importance of Taking Chances
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What Has The Soccer Team Been Up To?
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Seven Things to Do Before You Graduate
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The Men’s Soccer Team Goes to Germany!
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10 Fun Facts About Athletics At Rochester

UR Thestrals: Quidditch Northeast Regional Champions

(First of all, make sure you know what Quidditch is and how to play it.) On November 18 and 19, the University of Rochester’s Quidditch team, the Thestrals, participated in the United States Quidditch Northeast Regional Championship. We entered in the third seed due to our poor tournament record, but didn’t lose a single game[…]

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Without Rochester Cheerleading, It’s Just a Game

by Yukako Ito, Class of 2017             (From left to right: MICDS HS Varsity Cheerleading, Meliora Weekend 2013, Meliora Weekend 2016) A month before my high school graduation in May 2013, I made my decision to join the University of Rochester Cheerleading team. Cheerleading, a passion I found my freshman[…]

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10 Things I Would Have Done at Rochester If I’d Had the Time

During my three-and-a-half years at Rochester, I’ve done quite a lot. I’ve nearly completed two majors in anthropology and English. I’ve been involved with hall council, the International Theatre Program, the Undergraduate Anthropology Council, and Students Helping Honduras. I’ve both participated in and been the program leader of the Rochester Urban Fellows Program. I’ve spent[…]

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5 Reasons To Join an E-board

Having an “e-board” (executive board) position or being on an e-board for something is slang among students here at the University of Rochester for being part of the management of one (or multiple!) of over 200 clubs and organizations on campus. These clubs include everything from arts and crafts to academics, sports, and entertainment. It is generally[…]

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So You Think You Can Dance… In College

You most definitely can at the University of Rochester. I started ballet at age three and continued until senior year of high school. I knew I would miss the amazing dancers with whom I grew up and my amazing instructor who became an incredible resource and friend. At the last recital, my instructor said, “Never[…]

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The Importance of Taking Chances

The May 1 enrollment deadline has come and gone, which means Rochester’s campus eagerly awaits the newly confirmed Class of 2019’s August arrival. Of course, the feelings are reciprocated; you soon-to-be freshmen are surely brimming with excitement, curiosity, and probably some anxiety about your upcoming adventure. There’s no way to say this without sounding cliché, but[…]

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Seven Things to Do Before You Graduate

The University of Rochester has its own list of “101 Things to Do Before You Graduate,” but I’m going to give you my special seven that you won’t find on the official list! (Illustration: Michael Osadciw) I’m writing about this, reflecting on my past three years at Rochester. I've had an amazing experience, and look[…]

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The Men’s Soccer Team Goes to Germany!

So the men's soccer team's long-awaited international trip to Germany is finally upon us.  As we travel through the country, I will be blogging on a pretty regular basis. To keep up with the blog, see some cool pictures, and learn more about this exciting trip, check out the Rochester athletics page!

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10 Fun Facts About Athletics At Rochester

1. There’s something for everyone. We have 14 intramural programs on campus that include sports like soccer, volleyball, football, and basketball. We have 39 club sports on campus including soccer, ultimate Frisbee, and even Quidditch. Lastly, we have 23 varsity sports programs. 2. Eighteen of our coaches are Rochester alumni. Thirteen coaches either played or coached[…]

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