RUTGERS SCARLET KNIGHTS NEWS

W. Tennis. Tennis Announces 2017 Team Awards

Rutgers tennis closed out its 2017 season with its annual team banquet last week. Three Scarlet Knights were honored, including senior Farris Cunningham, who was named team MVP.
Via ScarletKnights.com
17 days ago

Mike Carter brings a football mentality to the Rutgers baseball team

Mike Carter was one of North Jersey's top quarterbacks in 2012. Now, Rutgers' senior first baseman is among the top hitters in the Big Ten. PISCATAWAY -- Maybe it's only fitting that the leading hitter on the Rutgers baseball team looks like a football player. Mike Carter, who ranks sixth in the Big Ten with a .348 batting average despite being...
Via NJ.com
17 days ago

General News. Scarlet Knights Shine in NCAA Academic Progress Rate

After a school-record eight Rutgers programs - women's golf, women's lacrosse, women’s basketball, men’s cross country, tennis, baseball, gymnastics and volleyball - earned public recognition from the NCAA for their multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores last week, the good news continued with today’s release of complete APR scores for all Division I institutions.
Via ScarletKnights.com
16 days ago

RFund. Scarlet Knights Shine in NCAA Academic Progress Rate

After a school-record eight Rutgers programs - women's golf, women's lacrosse, women’s basketball, men’s cross country, tennis, baseball, gymnastics and volleyball - earned public recognition from the NCAA for their multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores last week, the good news continued with today’s release of complete APR scores for all Division I institutions.
Via ScarletKnights.com
16 days ago

Ron’Dell Carter will transfer from Rutgers Football to James Madison

His twitter feed lists him as a “Duke” Redshirt Sophomore, scholarship defensive end Ron’Dell Carter announced on his twitter account this morning that he decided to part ways with Rutgers Football. The statement he posted on his twitter page is below: Carter arrived on the banks in 2015 from Long Reach High School in Maryland. A multi-sport and versatile high school football...
Via On the Banks
15 days ago

Rutgers Women’s Lacrosse 2017 Season Review

Progress was made on the field, while excellence in the classroom continued. As the school year is now complete, it’s time to review the recently concluded season for the Rutgers women’s lacrosse team. They produced their highest win total in three seasons during the 2017 campaign, finishing with an 8-8 record. In Big Ten play, the Scarlet Knights went 2-4, finishing in fifth...
Via On the Banks
15 days ago

10 things to know about the Todd Frazier-led 2007 Rutgers baseball Big East championship team

One of the most accomplished Rutgers teams over the last two decades is being honored this weekend, as the school will host a reunion of the 2007 Scarlet Knights baseball team that won the Big East championship thanks to current Chicago White Sox star Todd Frazier.
Via NJ.com
15 days ago

W. Basketball. Eight Scarlet Knights To Tipoff WNBA's 21st Season

The 2017 WNBA season kicks off on Saturday with eight Scarlet Knights featured on five of the league's franchises. The Atlanta Dream boast Matee Ajavon and Rachel Hollivay, the Chicago Sky feature Cappie Pondexter and Kahleah Copper, the Indiana Fever return Erica Wheeler, the WNBA champion Los Angeles Sparks showcase Essence Carson and the New York Liberty tipoff with Epiphanny...
Via ScarletKnights.com
14 days ago

New QB offeree Tyshun Sarratt says Rutgers is his top choice

Rutgers' search for its quarterback for 2018 continues as the staff recently offered Gaffney's (S.C.) Tyshun Sarratt, a 6-3, 175-pounder, who could be closing in on a commitment. Rutgers' search for its quarterback for 2018 continues as the staff recently offered Gaffney's (S.C.) Tyshun Sarratt, a 6-3, 175-pound dual-threat. Rutgers instantly...
Via NJ.com
14 days ago

Report: Rutgers Football To Host Liberty In 2019

The 2019 football schedule for Rutgers has gone through several changes of late. Last summer, we covered how Michigan and Notre Dame resuming their rivalry altered the Rutgers schedule. Instead of the Scarlet Knights traveling to the Big House on October 26th, the game was moved up to September 28th. After the Big Ten already scheduled a road game at Iowa that September, Rutgers...
Via On the Banks
14 days ago

Rutgers football to play Liberty in 2019 season

Rutgers and Liberty will meet on the football field midway through the 2019 season. On a day when President Donald Trump in on Liberty's Lynchburg, Va., campus speaking at the university's commencement, the Rutgers and Liberty football programs on Saturday announced a game set to be played in the 2019 season. Starting in 2018, Rutgers will be...
Via NJ.com
14 days ago

W. Track. Katherine Johnston Takes Silver in Javelin at B1G Championships

Senior Katherine Johnston was the Big Ten runner-up in the javelin, while junior Bria Saunders in the 200m and Rhonda Rogombe in the high jump earned points for Scarlet Knights to highlight the Rutgers women’s track and field results at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships this weekend.
Via ScarletKnights.com
12 days ago

Rutgers lands commitment from California forward-center Myles Johnson

The Rutgers 2017-18 men's basketball roster is shaping up following the commitment of California big man Myles Johnson. In search for another post player following the graduation of starting center C.J. Gettys and the transfer of reserve Ibrahima Diallo, Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell landed one Sunday, when 6-9 forward Myles Johnson committed...
Via NJ.com
12 days ago

N.Y. wide receiver offeree Jalin Cooper to visit Rutgers this weekend

This coming weekend, the Rutgers football staff will host Medina (N.Y.) wide receiver Jalin Cooper, who received an offer from Rutgers on May 7. This coming weekend, the Rutgers football staff will host Medina (N.Y.) wide receiver Jalin Cooper, who received an offer from Rutgers on May 7, he tells NJ.com. The 6-4, 185-pounder holds eight offers...
Via NJ.com
12 days ago

Rutgers makes top 3 of 3-star N.Y. WR offeree Paul Woods

Rutgers is one of three teams standing out for Canisius (Buffalo, N.Y.) three-star wide receiver Paul Woods. Rutgers is one of three teams standing out for Canisius (Buffalo, N.Y.) three-star wide receiver Paul Woods. "Rutgers stands as a top 3 school for me," Woods told NJ.com, Monday, although he didn't reveal which other two teams fill out...
Via NJ.com
12 days ago

Takeaways From Naz Reid Including Rutgers In His Final 10

There were some notable programs who didn’t make the cut. The dream is still alive for Rutgers fans, as 5-star big man Naz Reid from the class of 2018 announced on social media last night his final list of ten schools that he is considering. While it’s not shocking Rutgers made his final ten, it is certainly encouraging. Especially, when you consider the schools that Reid did...
Via On the Banks
11 days ago

How should Rutgers celebrate 150th anniversary as The Birthplace of College Football? (POLL)

Rutgers hosted the first college football game in 1869, but how should that be honored for the 150th anniversary if not with a game vs. Princeton? PISCATAWAY -- Rutgers football has come a long way in the last 50 years. As such, it is all but assured that FBS and Big Ten member Rutgers will not be playing FCS and Ivy League member Princeton...
Via NJ.com
11 days ago

M. Basketball. Myles Johnson Signs to Compete for Men's Basketball

Men’s basketball coach Steve Pikiell announced today that incoming freshman center Myles Johnson has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Rutgers University and compete for the Scarlet Knights.
Via ScarletKnights.com
10 days ago

Instability At OC & QB Has Plagued Rutgers Football For A Decade

With Jerry Kill on board, there is reason to be hopeful. As we move from Spring into Summer to prepare for the 2017 Rutgers football season, it would not be Rutgers football if we didn’t have two things that have become constants: a new offensive coordinator, and a quarterback controversy. The two are intertwined for so many reasons. We often have a quarterback controversy...
Via On the Banks
10 days ago

Former Rutgers football standout Eric LeGrand to serve as Sky Blue FC honorary captain

Former Rutgers University football standout Eric LeGrand will serve as an honorary captain for Sky Blue FC on Saturday during the team’s game against the Houston Dash, it was announced on Wednesday. LeGrand, who was paralyzed in 2010 while playing for the Scarlet Knights, is a Sky Blue FC fan and avid supporter of the NWSL. “It is an honor to be the honorary captain for...
Via Excelle Sports
10 days ago

Rutgers has 8 on WNBA rosters

But others are doing as well, too, and getting better Last week at a ceremony in Atlantic City, the New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs honored C. Vivian Stringer with its Women of Achievement Award. And Rutgers never mentioned it. Nada. You have a legendary and decorated coach on your staff, yet there isn’t a footnote on her being recognized in New Jersey by a New Jersey...
Via On the Banks
10 days ago

Rutgers Football Completes 2019 Schedule With UMass, As Princeton Dream Is Dead

The program is officially on a bye the weekend nearest the 150th anniversary of the first ever college football game. Rutgers football has completed their 2019 schedule by announcing today that they will open the season, which will be the 150th all-time for the program, at home against UMass. The move officially ends speculation of Rutgers playing Princeton to honor the anniversary...
Via On the Banks
9 days ago

W. Track. Women's T/F To Send Three Scarlet Knights to Regionals

The Rutgers women’s outdoor track and field team will send three Scarlet Knights to the NCAA East Regional in Lexington, Kentucky next week. Vying for a spot at the NCAA Outdoor championships will be junior Bria Saunders in the 200m, senior Katherine Johnston in the javelin and sophomore Rhonda Rogombe in the high jump.
Via ScarletKnights.com
8 days ago

Rutgers offensive coordinator Jerry Kill to visit high school of QB Tyshun Sarratt Friday

With the Rutgers staff looking to take two quarterbacks for the 2018 recruiting cycle, it has continued to recruit Gaffney (S.C.) junior Tyshun Sarratt, a 6-3, 185-pound dual-threat. With the Rutgers staff looking to take two quarterbacks for the 2018 recruiting cycle, it has continued to recruit Gaffney (S.C.) junior Tyshun Sarratt, a 6-3,...
Via NJ.com
8 days ago

A plethora of recent accolades for Rutgers’ athletes

Team results weren’t always as good as some of the honors individuals received Rutgers hasn’t caught up with the rest of the Big Ten in a lot of ways. But there are Scarlet Knights who have achieved some significant milestones and we’re covering them here. A goalie for the ages Casey Murphy missed the 2016 Rutgers season because, well, because she’s too good. Spoiler...
Via On the Banks
7 days ago
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