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Members of the Drexel rugby team hold the trophy they won in the Philadelphia showcase of the Collegiate Rugby Championship May 30–31.

Drexel Rugby Wins City 4 Championship

Playing in a showcase tournament at the Collegiate Rugby Championship, Drexel emerged as Philadelphia’s champion and turned some heads as a rising star in the sport.
Drexel men's lacrosse celebrates its first-ever NCAA tournament victory by dumping Gatorade on coach Brian Voelker

Making the Hall of Fame: A Q&A with Brian Voelker

A year removed from taking Drexel men's lacrosse to its first NCAA tournament, Ben Voelker has a new accomplishment to add to his career: Making the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame. He talked to DrexelNow about what that means for him and the pride he has for his teams.
Sean Joyce, left, from the Drexel Athletic Department standing with Kevin Murray, Undergraduate Student Government Association president and sport management major, working during the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Final Four. Courtesy of the Drexel Athletic Department.

Drexel Hosts NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships

Under blue skies, Drexel Athletic Department worked to host the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Final Four at Lincoln Financial Field.
Drexel crew celebrating their third straight overall championship at the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta.

Drexel Crew Three-peats at Dad Vail Regatta

For the third straight year, Drexel crew took home the overall championship in U.S. college rowing’s most prestigious event, the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta.
The men's varsity eight team celebrating at last year's Dad Vail Regatta.

A Three-Peat for Drexel at the Dad Vail Regatta?

Can Drexel’s rowers replicate their magic on rowing’s biggest stage for yet another year?
Mehdi Rhazali (R), head tennis coach at Drexel, talks with a student-athlete.

Drexel's Inaugural Coaches Conference Brings Together Established and Aspiring Coaches from Across Philadelphia

Bringing together established and aspiring coaches of all levels and in a variety of sports, Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management will host its inaugural Philadelphia Coaches Conference on Tuesday, May 19 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. The conference aims to encourage professional development and growth through a series of educational sessions led by a diverse group of experienced and knowledgeable coaches.
Mary Semanik, far right, in the lobby newly dedicated to her and her husband, John, speaking with former women's lacrosse player Amanda Norcini (center) and the Mary Semanik Head Coach of Women's Lacrosse, Hannah Rudloff (left).

DAC Lobby Named for Transformative Athletic Directors

The Daskalakis Athletic Center’s lobby will bear the name of John and Mary Semanik, a husband and wife team who led Drexel athletics to new heights for almost three decades.
Kush Navinchandra bowling for Drexel's Club Cricket Squad. Photo by American College Cricket.

Drexel Cricket Builds Name, Reaches National Championship

Just three years ago, Drexel's cricket team had trouble beating local mid-level squads. Now, the club team is one of the best in the country.
The moment the women's basketball team won the Women's National Invitation Tournament in 2013. Photo by Greg Carroccio/Sideline Photos.

Drexel Begins Run at WNIT Championship

Hoping to score another WNIT championship, Drexel takes on Hampton in their opening game of the tournament Thursday.
Kevin Devoy Jr., right, locked in with the wrestler he would beat to become the Eastern Interscholastic Wrestling Association Champion, Lehigh University's Mason Beckman. Photo by Justin Lafleur.

Drexel Wrestler Makes School History at Conference Championships

It took four overtime periods, guts and a plan to crown Kevin Devoy Jr. Drexel’s first Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association champion.
Before the intramural basketball coed championship, Drexel Director of Athletics Eric Zillmer (center, in blue shirt and glasses) was honored for his work.

Drexel Winter 2015 Intramural Sports Champions

As the snow melts and we give way to spring, find out who came out on top in the winter intramural sports championships.
Joelle Hartke carrying the ball. Photo by Greg Carroccio.

Women's Lacrosse Receives $1 Million Endowment

A former director of women's athletics who piloted the University's women's sports into its current form as an NCAA Division I program has endowed the women's lacrosse program with $1 million.