THE PACE CHRONICLE

Pace Caught in the Crossfire of Section 1’s Controversial Decision

Pace Caught in the Crossfire of Section 1’s Controversial Decision

Kwadar Ray, Sports Editor

December 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Pace University will host the Section 1 2018 boys and girls basketball championships beginning on March. 2, 2018. Section 1, a section of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), announced the decision via press release last Monday to move the event from the county center...

Concussions Ended Victor Jusino’s Career But Not His Love for the Game

Concussions Ended Victor Jusino’s Career But Not His Love for the Game

Kwadar Ray, Sports Editor

December 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

The basketball court is no sanctuary. It can be a place of pain where players suffer injuries that range from sprained ankles to concussions. After three concussions in three seasons, Pace senior Victor Jusino had basketball, a game he had played for twelve years, taken away from him. "It was very...

Dancing: Activity or Sport?

Dancing: Activity or Sport?

Kwadar Ray, Sports Editor

November 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

There are a plethora of debates in the world of sports: Lebron versus Jordan, Brady versus Manning, Bonds versus Ruth. The list never ends. However, a debate that does not gain much traction, yet nonetheless worthy, is whether or not dancing is a sport. Some may be quick to discount it and just...

Wali Lundy: Coach, Former NFL Player and Musician

Wali Lundy: Coach, Former NFL Player and Musician

Kwadar Ray, Sports Editor

November 18, 2017


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It was opening day of the 2006 NFL season and Pace University's running backs coach, Wali Lundy, got to see his favorite NFL team, the Philadelphia Eagles, play the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium. The South Jersey native watched in awe on the sideline, seeing his favorite players trot onto the...

Meet New Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach Tricia Molfetta

Meet New Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach Tricia Molfetta

Kwadar Ray, Sports Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Newly hired Women's Lacrosse head coach Tricia Molfetta knows all about pressure. Two years ago, Molfetta was faced with the challenge of turning around a program that had not posted a winning record since 2009. In the summer of 2015, Molfetta was promoted from assistant coach to head coach of the...

Growing Pains Nonexistent for Swimming and Diving Freshmen

Growing Pains Nonexistent for Swimming and Diving Freshmen

Kwadar Ray, Sports Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

"No days off" may sound cliche, but they are the words the Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving teams live by. "Swimming is a sport that you can't put in the same amount and expect more, you have to put in more to expect more," says 4th-year head coach Dan Allen. To say the freshman class has...

Puerto Rico Strong: Inside the Story of Two Pace Athletes Weathering Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Strong: Inside the Story of Two Pace Athletes Weathering Hurricane Maria

Kwadar Ray, Sports Editor

November 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Pace Women's Volleyball player, Natalia Quinones, was only 15 when she met Claudia Fontanet and joined her club volleyball team in Puerto Rico. The two have been teammates ever since and have needed each other more than ever this year. Quinones, who is from San Juan, and Fontanet, who is from Bayamon,...

Season Review: The Field Hockey Team’s Dominant Season

Season Review: The Field Hockey Team’s Dominant Season

Kwadar Ray, Sports Editor

November 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

To call the 2017 Women's Field Hockey team special would be an understatement. One can see the talent just by its rankings, as this team was the eighth ranked team in the nation and the best team Pace Athletics had to offer with a 15-4 record. With the season being over, the team can now look back...

This Week in Sports: 10/27-10/28

This Week in Sports: 10/27-10/28

Kwadar Ray, Sports Editor

October 29, 2017


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10/27 - Pace Women's Swimming team improved to 3-0, while the men's team fell to 1-2 in its meets against Rowan in the Goldstein Fitness Center. On the women's side, freshman Annabel Keppel-Palmer led the way with top times in the 200 fly (2:13.35) and 200 back (2:09.87), while also breaking the school...

Happy Holidays: The Gift of the NE-10 Tournament is Here

Happy Holidays: The Gift of the NE-10 Tournament is Here

Kwadar Ray, Sports Editor

October 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

The holiday season has arrived and it has brought along with it the gift of postseason athletics. The most wonderful time of the year has come for multiple teams, including Pace Women's Soccer. Due to a 5-1 victory against Assumption College on Oct. 20, the Setters have clinched a berth into the NE-10...

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