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Drexel to Host NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championships at Lincoln Financial Field

Drexel will host the 2013 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships at Lincoln Financial Field on May 25-27. The top teams in NCAA Div. I, II and III lacrosse will all be crowned during the holiday weekend.

Drexel Crew wins 2013 Regatta

Victory on the Schuylkill: Drexel Crew Wins Team Championship at 2013 Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta

In front of a roaring crowd and a worldwide audience, Drexel Rowing won the overall team title, the men's point trophy and the Men's Varsity 8 Gold Medal at the 2013 Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta over the weekend.

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Drexel Crew Takes the River at Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta

Drexel Crew will send 12 boats into competition at the 2013 Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta on the Schuylkill River May 10-11. The annual rowing completion is one of the largest in the country, with more than 125 varsity rowing teams from the United States and Canada descending on Philadelphia for the weekend.

Wrestling Joins EIWA

Drexel’s varsity wrestling team will have a new conference home when the 2013-14 season opens, as the Dragons will join former Colonial Athletic Association conference-mate Hofstra as two of the newest members of the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association. The EIWA announced on Thursday that it will add Drexel, Hofstra, Binghamton University and Boston University to bring the league’s membership to 18 schools.

Womens basketball wins WNIT championship

Dragons Make History, Claim 2013 WNIT Championship With Win Over Utah

Drexel women’s basketball claimed a share of school and city history on Saturday by defeating Utah 46-43 to seize the Women’s National Invitation Championship, the first postseason title for Drexel and the first for any NCAA Division I women’s basketball team in Philadelphia.
Women's basketball goes to WNIT championship 2013

Drexel Plays Way into Women's National Invitation Tournament Championship

With a 67-57 victory over the Florida Gators on April 3, Drexel’s women’s basketball advanced to the championship game. The Dragons will face Utah on Saturday at 3 p.m. to vie for the first postseason tournament title in the school’s history.
Women advance to Final Four WNIT April 2013

April Madness: Dragons Reach Final Four of Women's National Invitation Tournament

Drexel’s women’s basketball team is continuing Philadelphia’s tradition of success on the court, as the Dragons have advanced to the Final Four of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

WBB WNIT Elite Eight

Senior Hollie Mershon scored the final nine points of the game to help the Dragons hold off Bowling Green and advance to the Elite Eight of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament with a 50-47 win over the Falcons. Mershon’s 19 points led the team to its 25th win of the season, which is a new program record. The Dragons will travel to play at Auburn on Saturday, March 30 in the quarterfinals of the tournament.

 

Taylor Wootton

Women's Basketball in Sweet 16

Drexel’s women's basketball continued its postseason excellence with a 82-72 victory over Harvard on March 23 to earn a trip to the Sweet 16 of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament for the first time. Led by a 32-point effort by senior Hollie Mershon, the Dragons picked up their 24th win of the season to match the program’s record and advance to play Bowling Green in the third round on Thursday, March 28.

Drexel and NCPA Study Shows NCAA’s Use of “Amateurism” Denies College Athletes Billions in Revenue

A joint study released by Drexel University’s Sport Management Department in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies and the National College Players Association (NCPA) shows that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) uses amateurism as a tool to deny athletes billions of dollars per year in revenue that they would otherwise receive in a fair market. The study is entitled The $6 Billion Heist: Robbing College Athletes Under the Guise of Amateurism.

Hollie Mershon

Women's Basketball in NIT 2013

Drexel’s women’s basketball team defeated Iona 59-50 to move on to the second round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The victory marks the second straight year that the team has advanced in postseason play and it is the fifth year in a row that the Dragons have earned a bid to a postseason tournament.

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Lacrosse Opens 2013 Season

Drexel’s men’s and women’s lacrosse teams hit the ground running at the open of the 2013 season. Both squads registered upset victories over nationally ranked programs and, through the first week of competition, they have a combined record of 5-1.