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    February 22, 2017
    Cardinals Top Blue Jays, Head to Landmark Conference Finals No. 1 seeded The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team punched their ticket to the Landmark Conference Finals with a 60-56 overtime victory over the No. 4 seeded Elizabethtown College on Wednesday evening.
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    February 22, 2017
    Catholic Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Hampden-Sydney, 13-12 The Catholic University of America men’s lacrosse team won its home-opener on Wednesday night at Cardinal Stadium as the Cards earned a hard-fought nonconference victory over Hampden-Sydney, 13-12.
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    February 22, 2017
    Cards Edged at Scranton in Landmark Semifinals The Catholic University of America men’s basketball team went toe-to-toe with the No. 1-seeded Scranton Royals in the Landmark Conference Semifinals on Wednesday night and despite a hard-fought battle, the Cardinals were edged, 75-68.
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    February 21, 2017
    Catholic Baseball Opens 2017 With 14-1 Victory over St. Mary's The Catholic University of America baseball team opened its 2017 season with a 14-1 victory over St. Mary’s College of Maryland on Tuesday afternoon.
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    February 21, 2017
    Saccaggi Garners Swimmer of the Year Honors, Waas Selected Coach of the Year Senior Guido Saccaggi of The Catholic University of America men's swimming and diving team finished his career in style, as he helped his team to the Landmark Conference Championship Title and earned Swimmer of the Year honors.
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    February 20, 2017
    Galeano Wins Third Athlete of The Week Award This Season The Catholic University of America women’s track & field thrower Andrea Galeano was recognized for the third time this season by the Landmark Conference earning yet another Field Athlete of the Week honor.
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    February 20, 2017
    Smith Garners Athlete of the Week Honors Junior Payton Smith of The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team has been selected as the Landmark Conference of the Week, after guiding the Cardinals into the top seed in the conference tournament.
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    February 19, 2017
    Men's Swimming Captures Landmark Championship Title, Saccaggi Selected Swimmer of the Meet For the first seasons in league history, The Catholic University of America men’s swimming and diving team captured their Landmark Conference Championship Title. The Cardinals won the three-day championship with 806 points, over 220 points ahead of the runner-up University of Scranton (584.5). Susquehanna rounded out the top three with 569.5 points.
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    February 19, 2017
    Catholic Women Finish Third at Landmark Swimming Championships The Catholic University of America women’s swimming and diving team finished in third place at the 2017 Landmark Conference Championships. The Cardinals earned 559.5 points, just behind the University of Scranton (578.5). Susquehanna captured the title with 842 points.
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    February 18, 2017
    Saccaggi Captures Three Landmark Titles on Night Two of Championships On night two of the 2017 Landmark Conference Championships senior Guido Saccaggi of The Catholic University of America men’s swimming and diving team topped the podium in three events including his fourth consecutive title in the 400-individual medley (4:09.61).
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    February 18, 2017
    No. 23 Cards Claim Regular Season Title with Win at Moravian The Catholic University of America women’s basketball team clinched the Landmark Conference regular-season title with a road victory at Moravian on Saturday afternoon, 57-54. The No. 23 Cardinals finish the season 13-1 in conference games.
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    February 18, 2017
    Galeano Wins Weight Throw For Third Time at Susquehanna WASHINGTON – The Catholic University of America women’s track & field team had its final tune-up meet before the Landmark Conference Championships as the Cardinals competed at the Susquehanna Invite on Saturday.
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    February 19, 2017
    Men’s Tennis Starts 2017 Schedule at Washington College The Catholic University of America men’s tennis team began the 2017 portion of its schedule with a match against Washington College in Chestertown, Md., on Sunday. The Cardinals had several close matches but fell, 9-0.
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    February 18, 2017
    Men’s Lacrosse Topped at Randolph-Macon, 9-8 The Catholic University of America men’s lacrosse team rallied from a three-goal deficit at Randolph-Macon on Saturday afternoon, but saw a late Yellow Jacket score go against them for a 9-8 defeat.
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    February 18, 2017
    Cardinals Compete at Susquehanna Invite The Catholic University of America men’s track & field team competed on Saturday at Susquehanna in the Cardinals final meet before next Saturday’s Landmark Conference Championships.
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    February 18, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Edged at Moravian, 90-82 The Catholic University of America men’s basketball team fell in its regular season finale at Moravian, 90-82. A career-best 29 points from junior Jay Howard was not enough to get the Cards past the Greyhounds.
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    February 17, 2017
    Catholic Men Defend 200-Free Relay Title, Soraghan Sets Program 3-Meter Record The Catholic University of America men’s swimming and diving team kicked off the 2017 Landmark Conference Championships by defending its title in the 200-freestyle relay. The foursome of freshmen Olivier Nguyen (22.60) and George Isaacs (21.63) along with seniors Nick Haas (21.05) and Joe Cihak (20.82) captured the relay title with a winning time of 1:26.10.
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    February 15, 2017
    Howes Ties Program Wins Record as Cards Down E-town The Catholic University of America men’s basketball team earned its ninth Landmark Conference victory of the year on Wednesday night as the Cardinals won at Elizabethtown, 70-60. The win was the 251st of head coach Steve Howes’ career as he now tied as the program’s winningest coach.
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    February 15, 2017
    Cardinals Top Blue Jays; Earn Semifinal Home Contest No. 23 The Catholic University of America earned the opportunity to host a Landmark Conference semifinal game after a 72-49 conference victory over Elizabethtown on Wednesday evening. With the win, the nationally-ranked Cardinals are now 21-3 overall and lead the Landmark at 12-1.
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    February 15, 2017
    Brooks '11, Ladas '14, Wisler '15 & Knight '18 Garner All-Decade Honors The Catholic University of America women's swimming and diving team was honored with four selections on the Landmark Conference All-Decade Team, as announced by the league office on Wednesday.
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    February 15, 2017
    Capozella '14, Saccaggi '17 Selected to Landmark All-Decade Team Caleb Capozella '14 and Guido Saccaggi '18 of The Catholic University of America men's swimming and diving team have been honored for their success with selections to the Landmark Conference All-Decade Team.
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    February 14, 2017
    Shashaty ’09, Carioto ’12 & Clark ’15 Selected to Landmark All-Decade Team The Catholic University of America women’s track & field was honored with three selections to Landmark Conference All-Decade Team as announced by the league office on Tuesday.
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    February 14, 2017
    Banzhaf ’11, Kearney ’13, Fonville ’16 and Howard ’18 Make All-Decade Team The Catholic University of America men’s basketball team was honored with four of the 10 selections on the Landmark Conference All-Decade Team, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.
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    February 13, 2017
    Woerner '13, Grabiak '14, DeSantis '17 Selected to Landmark All-Decade Team Jill Woerner '13, Emily Grabiak '14, and Michelle DeSantis '17 of The Catholic University of America women's basketball program were selected to the Landmark Conference All-Decade Team, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
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    February 11, 2017
    Catholic Downs Scranton on Senior Day, 63-62 The Catholic University of America men’s basketball team picked up a big Landmark Conference victory and clinched a playoff berth with a victory over Scranton on Senior Day, 63-62.
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    February 11, 2017
    Catholic Wins Season-Opener Versus Sewanee, 10-9 The Catholic University of America men’s lacrosse team won its season-opener in a neutral site game versus 2016 NCAA Tournament qualifier Sewanee, 10-9. All-American Tim Keith led the way with four goals.
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    February 11, 2017
    Marcelino Wins High Jump at Dickinson Invite The Catholic University of America men’s track & field team posted several strong performances at Dickinson’s DuCharme Invitational on Saturday. Sophomore Jake Marcelino led way three top-four finishes.
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    February 11, 2017
    Del Borrello Sets Program Record at Dickinson The Catholic University of America women’s track & field team competed at Dickinson’s DuCharme Invitational on Saturday. The Cards enjoyed a strong meet that included sophomore Mia Del Borrello setting a program record in the pole vault.
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    February 11, 2017
    No. 22 Cardinals Fall to No. 21 Royals, 46-44 No. 22 The Catholic University of America women's basketball team dropped its first Landmark Conference game of the season to No. 21 the University of Scranton, 46-44, on Saturday evening.
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    February 10, 2017
    Men’s Lacrosse Starts 2017 Season Saturday The Catholic University of America men’s lacrosse team begins its defense of its back-to-back Landmark Conference Championships and starts its quest for a three-peat on Saturday, February 11, at 1 p.m., in a neutral site showdown versus Sewanee in Charlottesville, Va.
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    February 10, 2017
    Cardinal Engineers Get On-The-Job Experience in the DMV Every few weeks, senior biomedical engineering major Ben Pesante travels by Metro to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) laboratory in Bethesda, Md. As part of a senior design project, Pesante and three classmates are testing their model of a specially-designed shoe intended to measure foot motion.
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    February 09, 2017
    Khouri Selected to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team The Catholic University of America men’s basketball standout Louis Khouri was honored on Thursday as he was selected to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) All-District Team.
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    February 09, 2017
    Cardinals Garner USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Award The Catholic University of America men’s cross country was recognized on Thursday by the United States Track & field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as a 2016 All-Academic Team.
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    February 08, 2017
    Student-Athletes Raise $31,199 for Special Olympics D.C. Student athletes filled the Raymond A. Dufour Center the evening of Feb. 3, preparing to face the cold for Catholic University’s annual Polar Bear Plunge and raising $29,119 for Special Olympics DC.
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    February 09, 2017
    Men’s Cross Country Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Honors The Catholic University of America men’s cross country was recognized on Thursday by the United States Track & field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as an All-Academic Team.
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    February 08, 2017
    Cardinals Down River Hawks, Clinch Landmark Playoff Berth No. 22 The Catholic University of America advanced its win streak to 11 in a row with a 56-48 Landmark victory over Susquehanna University on Wednesday evening. The Cardinals remain undefeated in conference (11-0) as the win clinches the team spot in the postseason.
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    February 08, 2017
    Catholic Men’s Basketball Falls at No. 19 Susquehanna The Catholic University of America men’s basketball team came out strong at No. 19 Susquehanna, but the River Hawks were able to shoot their way past the Cardinals, 88-64.
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    February 06, 2017
    Saccaggi Selected as Landmark Athlete of the Week Senior Guido Saccaggi of The Catholic University of America men’s swimming and diving team has been selected as the Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week after helping the Cardinals to a victory over preseason No. 1 Susquehanna University.
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    February 04, 2017
    Cardinal Men Top River Hawks, Finish Undefeated in Landmark Duals The Catholic University of America men’s swimming and diving team closes out its regular season undefeated against Landmark Conference opponents, topping Susquehanna University 175-100 on Saturday afternoon. The women’s squad fell 169-106 to the River Hawks in their final dual meet of the season.
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    February 04, 2017
    50-Point Second Half Pushes Catholic Over Drew The Catholic University of America men’s basketball team exploded for 50 points in the second half to comeback from a halftime deficit and defeat Landmark Conference foe Drew, 85-80.
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