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February 2017

‘AA’ Champion Gaels Add to Accolades with 2 Letter of Intent Signees

February 18, 2017 - 10:10

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Two of Iona Prep’s top scholar-athletes signed National Letters of Intent, sealing the next step to their academic and athletic careers.

John Tyrrell, 17, of the Bronx, will play football for the University of New Haven this fall. The 6-foot-five-inch, 300-pound senior was selected by the Catholic High School Football League (CHSFL) as All-League and named a Journal News All-County Honorable Mention player. Tyrrell was also a CHSFL Senior Bowl Participant and the starting left tackle for Iona Prep.

L to R: Iona Prep seniors Rodney Samson, Jr. and John Tyrrell both signed National Letters of Intent this week.

03/12 New Rochelle Opera Pays Tribute to Marta Eggerth; Announces new Pricing Options for 2017 3 PM

February 18, 2017 - 10:06

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Opera kicks off its 2017 season with a tribute to Marta Eggerth on Sunday, March 12, 2017. The fundraiser will be held at The Fountainhead, located at 55 Quaker Ridge Road, New Rochelle, NY. All proceeds will support the Company’s June production of Franz Lehar’s The Merry Widow.

Marta Eggerth in The Merry Widow, 1943.jpg

Rep. Engel Cosponsors Legislation Blocking Trump Executive Order to Build a Wall

February 18, 2017 - 10:02

WASHINGTON, DC -- Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a leading member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has co-sponsored legislation that would block President Trump’s Executive Order to build a wall along the Mexican border. H.R. 837, the Build Bridges Not Walls Act would prohibit the implementation of the order, which would construct a costly border wall that would be both ineffective and impractical.

Astorino and Pace University Kick Off 3rd Annual #westchestersmart Mobile App Development Bowl

February 18, 2017 - 09:59

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- The 3rd Annual #WestchesterSmart Mobile App Development Bowl kicked off today at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, where over 200 students from high schools and colleges across Westchester, Rockland, New York City and Massachusetts came together for a pep rally and tech workshops.

In all, more than 350 students from over 40 high schools and colleges are registered to compete in the competition. This year the contest went international, with a team competing from Scotland.

Astorino and Pace University Kick Off 3rd Annual #westchestersmart Mobile App Development Bowl

Iona Wins Its Sixth In A Row Versus Canisius, 58-45

February 18, 2017 - 09:55

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College women’s basketball program earned its sixth straight Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference win Saturday afternoon, taking down Canisius at the Koessler Athletics Center, 58-45.  With the victory, the Gaels stay just one game back in the MAAC standings behind Rider and Quinnipiac, who are tied for first place.

Iona Wins Its Sixth In A Row Versus Canisius, 58-45

Women's Water Polo Drops Pair To Princeton, Harvard

February 18, 2017 - 09:52

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College Women's Water Polo team dropped a pair of contests Saturday against nationally ranked opponents Princeton and Harvard. The Maroon & Gold fell to the Tigers 14-5, and came up short against the Crimson 13-6.

Game 1: Iona 5, Princeton 14.

In the morning contest, the Gaels were unsuccessful in gaining any momentum against No. 11 Princeton, falling to the Tigers 14-5.

Women's Water Polo Drops Pair To Princeton, Harvard

Cassell Leads Iona MBB To Sixth Straight at Rider, 95-76

February 18, 2017 - 09:48

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Behind a career-high 29 points from Sam Cassell Jr., the Iona College men’s basketball team won a sixth straight game by upending Rider 95-76 on the road in MAAC action this evening.

Cassell knocked down a career-best seven 3-pointers on the way to his career-high 29 points, adding six rebounds and three assists. Off the bench, Jordan Washington added 24 points on 10-of-14 shooting to go along with three blocks and two steals. Jon Severe shot 7-of-10 from the field towards 17 points and five assists.

Cassell Leads Iona MBB To Sixth Straight at Rider, 95-76

New Rochelle Women's Basketball Loses Third Straight at Valley Forge

February 18, 2017 - 09:45

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle Women's Basketball team ran into a red hot Valley Forge squad in non-conference action Saturday afternoon.  In the end, CNR would fall by a 75-57 margin, and in the process lost its third straight.  CNR now stands at 9-8 overall, while the Patriots improved to an impressive 16-4 record.

CNR got a slow start falling behind 17-8 after one frame and ended up trailing by a margin of 37-23 at the half.  Despite winning the third quarter, New Rochelle couldn't close the lead to any closer than 14 in the 4th period.

New Rochelle Women's Basketball Loses Third Straight at Valley Forge

Swimming Concludes Regular Season with Loss at Bard

February 18, 2017 - 09:38

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle swim teams fell to Bard College in their Dual Meet finale for the season. Despite the loss, the women's team achieved their best record (4-7) in recent history, doubling last year's win total, while the men completed their first ever season with a 2-7 mark.  Bard won the women's battle 113-78 while CNR lost the men's meet 86-44.

Swimming Concludes Regular Season with Loss at Bard

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