Ultimate Frisbee Offers Another Option

by Navindra Persaud

CCSU’s club sports program continuously gives students the chance to participate in a sport outside of the university’s athletic department. Sometimes this can be one outside the mainstream sports the casual fan is aware of: like Central’s ultimate Frisbee club team.

Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact sport played by two teams of seven players. The field is approximately 70 yards long and 40 yards wide with two 20-yard end zones. A goal is scored when a player catches any legal pass in the end zone that the player is attacking.

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Club Hockey Serves the Students

by Navindra Persaud

Blue Devil pride at Central Connecticut State University is always well represented by its athletic department and the various teams that compete.

However, RECentral, the department which promotes recreational activities and fitness, has also provided students who want to compete at a collegiate level with their Club Sports program, which features a more diverse range of sports for students to choose from.

Rather than competing within the university like the intramural program, these club sports teams are able to compete on an intercollegiate level, to give the players a chance to showcase their ability in sports that don’t receive funding through the athletic department; sports such as CCSU’s ice hockey club team.

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Blue Devils Attract Enthusiastic Fans Despite Losing Effort

By Brittany Burke

Despite dropping both home games this past weekend, the CCSU Club Hockey team still drew a loud and impressive crowd to the Newington Arena to watch them play against UConn and William Patterson.

With the stands littered with Blue Devil IRC pitchforks (thanks to the IRC skate that took place the same night), the fans shouted, egged on the WPU Pioneers and jeered the refs, all while keeping the CCSU spirit up as the Blue Devils fell 7-2.

“We gotta thank the fans too, they’re awesome,” said team veteran Greg Coco. “…I give them a lot of credit and they make us feel kind of important.”

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