Junior right-hander Dresden Maddox will see some time in the circle against No, 4 Michigan, either in a starting role or in relief.
Senior Jacob Stockl made noise in his return to the Knights last weekend with a tie for 15th in the individual standings at the Red Hawk Invitational in Seattle. Stockl and the Knights will tee it up this weekend at the Princeton Invitational.
In order to collect a sweep in the first midweek games of the year April 1, junior shortstop Melanie Slowinski said the Knights need to keep their composure on defense.
Junior Louis Bodine ended the Whiting-Turner Towson Invitational 13 strokes from first place in the individual standings to finish 10th overall.
Senior left-hander Alyssa Landrith willed her way through 17 innings of work to lead Rutgers past Purdue in the two games she started.
Senior Christina Dibernardo competed in the 4x400 relay and 4x200 relay in Raliegh March 27-28. The 4x400 team posted a season-best time of 3:57:34 while the 4x200 team finished fifth at the Raleigh Relays posting a time of 1:41:18.
Head coach Ben Bucca expects juniors Stefania Balasa (pictured)?and Vanessa Petrini to step into a leadership role this season without the advantage of any seniors on the team’s roster.
Sophomore Kortnie Maxoutopoulis tied for fifth overall at last weekend’s Bucknell Invitational with a score of 229. The Knights captured second place after posting a team score of 931.
Junior Vanessa Petrini was a catalyst in the Knights’ 13-9 record last spring, when she took the court in either of the top two singles matches.
Senior defensive end Ka’Lial Glaud is one of the few veterans of the defensive line, and he only started playing there last season.
Junior wing Kene Eze has not scored a goal yet this season. The Knights have not scored in 265 minutes and have been shut out twice.
Junior No. 1 singles Vanessa Petrini is encouraged by the Knights’ incoming freshmen, who she said were all top high school players.
The Rutgers men's soccer team was shut out by Villanova in what head coach Bob Reasso called 'the worst performance of the year.'
Epiphanny Prince will be playing basketball in Europe for the 2009-10 season.
Former Rutgers guard and current Sacramento Monarch Chelsea Newton dribbles the ball up the floor against Tennessee in the WNCAA tourney.
Rutgers sophomore forward Zach Simi runs toward the net during a contest against Charleston last season in the RU Philips/adidas Classic.
Rutgers midfielder/forward Domenique Esposito defends a Santa Clara player during last year´s 1-0 home victory.
One of the many paths in Johnson Park, above, trails through wooded areas. The park, which has hundreds of acres, is reopening a historic building.