Athletics

Lehman to Host Ninth Annual CUNYAC Coaches Vs. Cancer Tournament

December 29, 2015 9:26 am Athletics

“We are very excited to once again host a great basketball event for such a worthy cause,” said tournament founder Eric Harrison. “With such a great caliber of teams on both the men’s and the women’s side, this will truly be a tournament to remember.”

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The Riverdale Press: Lehman Women Have Eye On CUNY Crown

November 13, 2015 12:55 pm Athletics, In the News

They say big things come in small packages, and you don’t have to ask Lehman women’s basketball coach Eric Harrison twice if he agrees with that old adage. Ask him what the key to his upcoming season is and he immediately mentions his junior point guard Amely Del Rosario — all 5-foot-5-inches of her.

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Women’s Soccer Loses CUNYAC Finals Match to CSI in Overtime

November 9, 2015 4:38 pm Athletics

The #1 Lehman College women’s Soccer team suffered a hard-fought loss, 2-1, to #2 CSI in overtime in the CUNY Athletic Conference Championship game at Brooklyn College Field on Saturday afternoon. The Dolphins, who are now the CUNYAC Champions, have earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament, while the Lightning will wait for a potential bid in the ECAC Metro Championships.

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Women’s Lightning Soccer Team Falls to CSI in Overtime in the CUNYAC Finals, 2-1

November 5, 2015 12:37 pm Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Thanks to freshman standout Chelsea Harris’ four goals, the women’s soccer team defeated John Jay 5-0 (4-11-2). The victory gives Lehman a berth in the CUNYAC finals scheduled for Saturday, November 7, at 2 p.m. at Brooklyn College, where Lehman will take on the College of Staten Island.

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Former Olympian Joel Phillip Named Lehman Track Coach

August 6, 2015 5:01 pm Athletics

Joel Phillip, a former Olympian who participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, is Lehman’s newest men’s and women’s track/field and cross country head coach.

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Sophomore Named National Champion at NCAA Outdoor Track Championships

June 9, 2015 3:21 pm Athletics

Lehman College sophomore Adriana Wright once again made history on Saturday afternoon, as she became a national champion in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, held at the Merrick-Pinkard Track and Field Complex in Canton, N.Y.

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Bernasconi Named CUNYAC/HSS Scholar-Athlete of the Month

April 22, 2015 11:55 am Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Lehman College junior Allie Bernasconi has been named the CUNY Athletic Conference/Hospital for Special Surgery Scholar-Athlete of the Month, for March, 2015. Bernasconi of the women’s indoor track and field program, made a name for herself nationally while maintaining a strong GPA in Lehman’s Sociology program. “It’s definitely a good experience because I’ve gotten a lot [...]

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Lehman College’s Allie Bernasconi and Adriana Wright Are National Champions

March 16, 2015 12:47 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Lehman College women’s indoor track athletes Allie Bernasconi and Adriana Wright made history on Saturday afternoon, as each became a national champion at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships, held at the JDL Fast Track in North Carolina. “I am ecstatic,” said Coach Pete Charles, when asked about the national success of the two Lehman runners. [...]

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Women’s Indoor Track Team Ranked No. 5 in the Nation; Adriana Wright Named National Athlete of the Week

March 5, 2015 4:29 pm Athletics, Student Affairs

The Lehman College women’s indoor track and field team has moved up in the rankings and is now No. 5 in the nation, in the latest USTFCCCA Division III poll. Lehman has now been ranked in all six weekly polls this season. The complete poll can be found here. Sophomore Adriana Wright (St. Elizabeth, Jamaica/Manchester) was named the [...]

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The Men’s Basketball Squad Will Battle Staten Island in the ECAC Championships

March 3, 2015 4:18 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Athletics, Student Affairs

The Lehman College men’s basketball team has been invited to participate in the ECAC Division III Metro Championships, and will host the College of Staten Island on Wednesday, March 4, at 7:00 p.m. The Lightning are the tournament’s No. 4 seed, while CSI is No. 5. This is the program’s first ECAC appearance since 2009, when [...]

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The New York Times Admires CUNY’s “City Game”

February 27, 2015 2:53 pm Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

The Lehman College men’s basketball team saw its CUNY Athletic Conference Championship run come to an end, as the No. 3 Lightning fell to No. 2 Brooklyn in the CUNYAC Semifinals, 80 -70, at the Nat Holman Gym on the campus of the City College of New York, on Wednesday evening. The New York Times [...]

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Melilli Named Head Coach

November 12, 2014 11:06 am Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

After being named Coach of the Year, Casey Melilli has been elevated to the position of Head Coach for the women’s soccer program.

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