2014-15 News

  • UDC Men’s Basketball Standout Quasim Jones Invited to iBall Pro Combine
    May 29, 2015
    POTTSTOWN, PA – Recent graduate Quasim Jones was invited to participate in the prestigious iBall Pro Combine on May 30th-31st at Pottstown Senior High School.
  • Benjamin, Taylor and Terry Each Earn East Coast Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year Awards
    May 21, 2015
    BRIDGEPORT, CT – Three University of the District of Columbia student-athletes earned East Coast Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards for their respective sports as announced at the ECC Awards Banquet on Monday, May 18th.
  • UDC Men’s Basketball Falls at St. Thomas Aquinas in Season Finale
    February 28, 2015
    SPARKILL, NY – Playing against a St. Thomas Aquinas squad needing a win to capture an East Coast Conference regular season championship, the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was defeated, 99-78 in its 2014-15 season finale Saturday afternoon at Aquinas Hall.
  • UDC Men’s Basketball Drops Heartbreaker to Mercy, 79-77 on Senior Night
    February 26, 2015
    WASHINGTON, DC – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team suffered a heart-breaking, 79-77 defeat vs. East Coast Conference foe Mercy in their home season finale Thursday night at the UDC Sports Complex.
  • Firebirds Falter Late; Lose to Bridgeport, 83-72
    February 21, 2015
    WASHINGTON, DC – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team played right with the 2nd place team in the East Coast Conference, Bridgeport, until midway through the 2nd half when the Purple Knights used a 14-2 run to put the game away and went on to win, 83-72 on a snowy Saturday afternoon in the nation’s capital.
  • UDC Men’s Basketball Falls at Dowling, 89-68
    February 18, 2015
    OAKDALE, NY – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was defeated by host Dowling, 89-68 on Wednesday night in East Coast Conference action from Dowling Gymnasium.
  • Firebirds’ Hot Shooting Not Enough in 86-80 Loss to Molloy
    February 14, 2015
    WASHINGTON, DC – The Firebirds shot 46-percent from the field and 52-percent from three-point range, but it was not enough to overcome poor free-throw shooting and a large rebounding disparity, as they fell, 86-80 to East Coast Conference foe Molloy on Saturday afternoon at the UDC Sports Complex.
  • UDC Men’s Basketball Snaps Four-Game Losing Streak with 89-79 ECC Win vs. Queens
    February 11, 2015
    WASHINGTON, DC – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak with an 89-79 East Coast Conference victory over Queens College Wednesday night at the UDC Sports Complex.
  • UDC Men’s Basketball Falls at Roberts Wesleyan, 78-60
    February 08, 2015
    ROCHESTER, NY – A red-hot start by the Redhawks led to a 27-6 Roberts Wesleyan advantage a little over 10 minutes into the game, and the Firebirds could never work their way back as they suffered a 78-60 loss to Roberts Wesleyan in East Coast Conference play Sunday afternoon at the Voller Athletic Center.
  • Firebirds Drop 3rd Straight at Daemen
    February 06, 2015
    AMHERST, NY – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team dropped its 3rd straight game at Daemen, 102-74, in East Coast Conference play from the Lumsden Gymnasium Friday night.
  • Bears Deal District of Columbia, 91-81 Conference Loss
    January 31, 2015
    OLD WESTBURY, NY – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was defeated by host NYIT, 91-81 on Saturday afternoon in East Coast Conference play.
  • UDC Men’s Basketball Succumbs to LIU Post, 74-61
    January 29, 2015
    BROOKVILLE, NY – A slow start by UDC led to a large early deficit and the Firebirds could never recover as they fell, 74-61 at LIU Post in East Coast Conference play Thursday night at the Pratt Center.
  • Cooley Earns 5th East Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week Honor
    January 26, 2015
    CENTRAL ISLIP, NY – Freshman Kory Cooley of the University of the District of Columbia Men’s Basketball team has earned his 5th East Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week honor for his performance in the week ending January 25th.
  • Firebirds Battle to Beat Mercy, 74-71; Snap Road Losing Streak
    January 24, 2015
    DOBBS FERRY, NY – In an East Coast Conference battle that featured eight ties and 10 lead changes, the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team persevered on the road to beat Mercy College, 74-71 on Saturday afternoon.
  • UDC Suffers 86-72 Setback vs. Streaking Spartans
    January 22, 2015
    WASHINGTON, DC – Three Firebirds scored in double-figures and the team shot 47-percent from the field, but it was not enough to keep pace with a streaking St. Thomas Aquinas squad as the visiting Spartans defeated UDC, 86-72 for their fourth consecutive win on Thursday night at the UDC Sports Complex.
  • Firebirds Erupt for Season-High Scoring Mark in 104-86 Win vs. Dowling
    January 17, 2015
    WASHINGTON, DC – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team snapped its five-game losing streak in emphatic fashion as the Firebirds erupted for a season-high scoring mark to defeat East Coast Conference foe Dowling, 104-86 on Saturday afternoon at the UDC Sports Complex.
  • UDC Downed by Defending ECC Champion Bridgeport
    January 14, 2015
    BRIDGEPORT, CT – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was defeated by East Coast Conference foe Bridgeport, 98-74 on Wednesday night at Hubbel Gym.
  • Cooley Earns 4th ECC Rookie of the Week Honor
    January 13, 2015
    CENTRAL ISLIP, NY – Freshman Kory Cooley earned his fourth East Coast Conference Rookie of the Week honor for his performance in the week ending January 11th.
  • UDC Comes Up Short at Queens, 88-81
    January 10, 2015
    FLUSHING, NY – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was defeated by East Coast Conference foe Queens, 88-81 on Saturday afternoon at Fitzgerald Gym.
  • Firebirds Fall at Molloy in ECC Road Contest
    January 07, 2015
    ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team dropped its third straight game on Wednesday night as the Firebirds fell to Molloy, 98-81 in East Coast Conference play at Quealy Gym.
  • Cooley Earns 3rd East Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week
    January 05, 2015
    WASHINGTON, DC – Freshman guard Kory Cooley earned his 4th East Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week honor for his performance in the week ending January 4th.
  • UDC Suffers Lopsided Loss vs. Daemen
    January 03, 2015
    WASHINGTON, DC – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was defeated, 95-72 by Daemen College in East Coast Conference action Saturday afternoon in the nation’s capital.
  • Slow Start, Poor Finish Haunt Firebirds in Narrow ECC Loss vs. Roberts Wesleyan
    December 19, 2014
    WASHINGTON, DC – The Firebirds fought back from a 9-0 hole to start the game and even led by as many as six in the second half, but a 20-6 Redhawk run in the second half turned a six-point deficit into an eight-point lead for Roberts Wesleyan, which ultimately held on to beat UDC, 75-71 in East Coast Conference play Friday night at the UDC Sports Complex.
  • Cooley Earns 2nd Straight ECC Rookie of the Week Honor
    December 15, 2014
    CENTRAL ISLIP, NY – Freshman Kory Cooley earned his second consecutive East Coast Conference Rookie of the Week honor for his performance in the week ending December 14th.
  • Abbas’ Clutch Three-Pointer Sends Firebirds to Thrilling, 94-91 Victory Over LIU Post
    December 13, 2014
    WASHINGTON, DC – A three-pointer deep in the corner by reserve three-point shooting specialist Omar Abbas in the final seconds of regulation sent the Firebirds to a thrilling, 94-91 victory over East Coast Conference foe LIU Post in a wild, Saturday afternoon at UDC Sports Complex.
  • Firebirds Pull Away Late for Season’s First Victory vs. NYIT; Open ECC Play at 1-0
    December 10, 2014
    WASHINGTON, DC – Reigning East Coast Conference Rookie of the Week Kory Cooley erupted for 21 of his team-high 25 points in the second half to help University of the District of Columbia overcome a nine-point second half deficit and earn its first victory of the season, 92-85 over NYIT in both teams’ league opener Wednesday night in the nation’s capital.
  • UDC Men’s Basketball’s Kory Cooley Earns ECC Rookie of the Week Honors
    December 08, 2014
    CENTRAL ISLIP, NY – Freshman guard Kory Cooley was named the East Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Rookie of the week for his performance in the week ending December 7th.
  • Firebirds’ Late Rally Falls Short in 90-88 Loss at Apprentice School
    December 06, 2014
    NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Trailing by nine with 1:15 left in regulation, the Firebirds used an 11-4 run to pull within two in the waning moments of Saturday’s game, but it was too little too late as UDC fell to Apprentice School, 90-88.
  • UDC Outlasted by Alderson-Broaddus, 83-73 in Non-Region Contest
    December 03, 2014
    WASHINGTON, DC – The Firebirds led by as many as 10 points in the first half, but a 23-4 surge by Aldersson-Broaddus over a nine-minute period spanning both halves put the Battlers ahead to stay, as UDC was defeated, 83-73 in non-regional play at UDC Gym Wednesday night.
  • UDC Suffers Heartbreaking Overtime Loss at Chestnut Hill
    November 29, 2014
    PHILADELPHIA – The Firebirds overcame a 15-point halftime deficit in the second half vs. Chestnut Hill, only to lose in overtime, 99-97, on a pair of free-throws with five seconds remaining in a thrilling non-conference game at Sorgenti Arena Saturday afternoon.
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