A Closer Look Inside Binghamton Athletics

April 28, 2011

Jillian Santos (Women's Tennis)

Junior Jillian Santos has played an instrumental role in shaping the success of the women's tennis team. She has excelled in academics, tennis performance while showcasing leadership roles in community involvement amidst three-year career at BU.


April 22, 2011

Alyssa Staubitz (Women's Soccer)

Sophomore defender Alyssa Staubitz spent her spring break donating bone marrow to help save the life of a leukemia patient. Her decision to sign up and then go through with the painful pheripheral blood stem cell transplantation was both heroic and inspirational.


April 20, 2011

Jordan and Jen Fithian (Former basketball players)

Former BU basketball players Jordan Fithian and Jen Haubrich Fithian have traded in their basketball court for a team handball court and the married couple is living in Germany, playing professionally, and also representing the United States on their respective national handball teams.


April 6, 2011

Beth Moore (Women's Lacrosse)

For the past four years, senior midfielder Beth Moore has been a pillar of strength and consistency for the Binghamton women's lacrosse squad. As a member of the Leadership Panel, Beth holds the title of field leader, were she sets an example for her teammates by competing hard every play and showing a strong work ethic on and off the lacrosse field.


March 11, 2011

Arnav Jain (Men's Tennis)

Senior tennis player Arnav Jain has produced many memorable moments on the tennis courts in his young career. From winning a national title in India at age 16 to becoming the first Bearcat to post a singles win in the NCAA tournament, Jain has built a championship legacy. His parallel performance as a scholar-athlete and his path from Mumbai, India to Binghamton University is explored in this feature.


March 11, 2011

C.J. Lukaszewski (Baseball)

Senior catcher and team captain C.J. Lukaszewski has played an integral role in his team's record-breaking success in the last three seasons. From an historic first NCAA tournament berth and win in 2009 to three straight America East regular season titles, Lukaszewski's career has coincided with the vaulting of BU's baseball program up among the top teams in the Northeast.


March 11, 2011

Gilbert Wong (Men's Tennis)

Junior men's tennis standout Gilbert Wong has been an integral part of the national success gained by the Bearcats in recent years. The America East Rookie of the Year in 2009, Wong followed that up with first team all-conference honors last season, helping BU win its third straight America East title and become one of the top teams in the Northeast. He will graduate in May after earning his bachelor's degree in just three years. Wong talks about his path to Binghamton from Hong Kong and his collegiate experience in this feature.


February 10, 2011

Anwar Goeres (Wrestling)

Senior wrestler
Anwar Goeres has had a complete college experience, enjoying a stellar wrestling career and also juggling two jobs, an internship and classes. Goeres is a reigning conference champion and NCAA qualifier who is ranked No. 1 at 141 pounds in the Colonial Athletic Association. His journey at Binghamton has included great personal growth and his legacy will be one of quiet intensity, mental strength, achievement and above all, kind-heartedness, and loyalty.


January 7, 2011

Preston Pena (Men's Basketball)

Senior walk-on
Preston Pena's perseverence and selflessness have been a shining example on the men's basketball team. The accounting major and two-year letterwinner answers questions about his basketball background, his campus activities and career pursuits in this Q&A.


December 20, 2010

Dr. Doug Kerr (Team Physician)

Team physician Doug Kerr has been a mainstay with BU athletics for 26 years. His expertise and compassion have aided Bearcat student-athletes and patients around the world.


December 13, 2010

Andrea Holmes (Women's Basketball)

As up-close look at junior point guard Andrea Holmes, who continues to drive the Binghamton women's basketball team .


October 12, 2010

Mahamoud Jabbi (Men's Basketball)

Graduate student and basketball player Mahamoud Jabbi has
has blazed a unique path to get to Binghamton University. From the western African country of Gambia to New York City to SUNY Oswego and now Binghamton, Jabbi has embraced life's challenges and maintained a strong sense of family, discipline and above all, character.


October 13, 2010

Casey Quaglia (Men's Cross Country)

It took a huge mistake seven years ago for Casey Quaglia to get involved in distance running. Today, he is flourishing in every way at Binghamton University.


October 5, 2010

Andrew Marler (Golf)

Senior co-captain
Andrew Marler was named a co-captain along with fellow senior Jake Katz at the start of the season. With or without the title of captain, Marler has proved a natural leader both on the golf course and in the BU campus/community.


September 28, 2010

Julie Chambers (Volleyball)

Junior setter Julie Chambers was given an unforeseen opportunity at the beginning of the 2010 volleyball season. She accepted the challenge with unwavering dedication, as she does in all her endeavors at BU.


September 21, 2010

Leora Kenney (Women's Soccer)

Senior women's soccer player Leora Kenney has traveled a long and arduous path to become a captain and starting defender. Her perseverance and leadership have inspired her teammates and impressed her coaches and instructors alike.


September 15, 2010

Ashley Horton (Women's Cross Country)

Senior cross country runner Ashley Horton, who is coming back from two injury-plagued years, has maintained her focus as a runner in the classroom


September 8, 2010

Craig Coon (Men's Cross Country)

Men's cross country co-captain Craig Coon has led a championship team and been inducted into the National College Athlete Honor Society


September 1, 2010

Ryan Walter (Men's Soccer)

Two-year starting midfielder was named second-team all-conference last season and is a member of the National College Athlete Honors Society





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