After coming off their first conference win of the season against West Virginia last weekend, the Rutgers volleyball team was unable to duplicate the results in two chances this weekend at home against DePaul and Notre Dame.
Fans didn't have to wait long to see that highly acclaimed recruiting class. Freshmen Mike Rosario and Gregory Echenique got the start for the Rutgers men's basketball team, and Rosario drew the biggest ovation of the night when his name was announced as part of the starting lineup.
I guess the light, steady rain falling from the skies over Rutgers Stadium was a little too much to weather. The cloudy skies must have been too frightening for students to head into the bleachers and support a team that just won back-to-back games and is trying to make a run to the postseason.
In a tournament that the Rutgers wrestling team knew would be one of their toughest of the year, they failed to pull out an upset, placing seventh out of eight schools Saturday at the Oklahoma-Brockport Gold Tournament.
Congratulations to Barack Obama on becoming the president-elect. It truly is a remarkable moment for this country and one that some thought would never come. It is even more unexpected than a Phillies World Championship, but less so than the Red Sox winning it all — no one saw that coming.
Sure it was an exhibition. And yes, Operation Athlete is going to be nothing like the Operation California trip in a few weeks, but the fact remains that the Rutgers women's basketball team scored broke 100 points in Tuesday's 53-point victory and there were many positives to take away from the game.