July 2009 NewsStand



July 31, 2009

Tulane's Bob Toledo holds court at Conference USA media day video conference
Tulane football coach Bob Toledo participated in Conference USA media day via video conference.

C-USA Kickoff Notebook
Birmingham News
Tulane head coach Bob Toledo said he liked the new format.

Two more commit to Tulane
6-8 lineman, LB to play for Green Wave

Palmetto's Byrd commits to Tulane
Herald Tribune (Sarasota)
Calling it a dream come true, Palmetto High defensive end Kerchal Byrd committed to Tulane University on Thursday during his first visit to the city of New Orleans.

Tulane Coach Bob Toledo names new graduate assistant
Joel Brighton, a high school coach from Florida, is the new graduate assistant football coach.

July 30, 2009

Tulane's Pepitone shines
USA baseball, headed by Tulane Coach Rick Jones, went 19-5 and won a World Championship, taking on much of the competition in July.

Baseball. USA Wins World Baseball Challenge
The USA Baseball National Team (Collegiate), which is managed by Tulane head coach Rick Jones, finished its summer with a 19-5 record.

July 29, 2009

Tulane names David Fox director of football operations
Tulane football coach Bob Toledo has named David Fox as the director of football operations for the Green Wave football team.

Tulane names new director of football operations
David Fox has been named the Green Wave's new director of football operations.

Green Wave freshmen learn importance of early start
Fox Sports
Tulane, like many football programs around the country, requires recent high school signees to report to campus as soon as possible to ease the transition between football and academics.

Green Wave freshmen football players learn importance of early arrival on campus

Tulane's Toledo Tabs David Fox as the Green Wave's New Director of Football Operations

July 28, 2009

Thevenot only Tulane player to make preseason All-CUSA team

LSU-Tulane football series on rocks?
The Times-Picayune

The Times-Picayune
Chris Paul basketball camp

July 27, 2009

Media votes Tulane last in C-USA in preseason poll

Tulane football 2010 commitments
The Times-Picayune

The Times-Picayune

Tulane football picked by media to finish last in Conference USA West
The Times-Picayune

July 24, 2009

Jamel Dobbs commits to Tulane

July 23, 2009

JP Losman was likely candidate to roll dice in United Football League
The Times-Picayune

July 21, 2009

Pepitone near-perfect for Team USA
Katy (TX) Times
Katy High School 2007 graduate Nick Pepitone isn't just a member of the USA Baseball National Collegiate, he's its best pitcher to date ... An incoming sophomore at Tulane this fall, Pepitone has struck out nine batters, walked four and has a minuscule .029 batting average against him in international competition.

July 20, 2009

Tulane pitcher Nick Pepitone continues to shine on USA baseball team
Nick Pepitone, a Green Wave reliever, is the only regular pitcher on the USA Baseball Collegiate team who hasn't allowed a run.

Tulane nabs U-High RB
Thomas is Wave's eighth commitment, sixth from Louisiana

July 17, 2009

Jimi Flowers: Coach, Character, Friend to All
US Paralympics
To an elite athlete, life and sport can become so finely intertwined that it is hard to know the difference. Jimi Flowers knew the difference.

Tulane Tennis inks rising tennis star
The Green Wave tennis team went internationally to recruit and now sign standout Hila Elster for the 2009-10 season.

July 15, 2009

Sinisa Momic announced Tuesday.

Tulane flanker enjoyed time at Manning camp
Thibodaux Daily Comet
Tulane senior flanker Jeremy Williams taught high school wide receivers about catching the football at last weekend's Manning Passing Academy at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux.

July 14, 2009

Report says Tulane's Athletic Department is efficient
Tulane University finished 13th in a Study of Intercollegiate Athletics report that determines economic efficiency of athletic departments.

July 10, 2009

Tulane women's basketball hires new assistant Shondra Johnson
Former prep basketball star Shondra Johnson was named a new Tulane women's basketball assistant on Thursday.

July 9, 2009

Tulane golfer wins women's title at Collegiate Open
Baton Rouge Advocate
Tulane's Janine Fellows won the women's title and Texas-Arlington's Cameron Hollek the men's crown in the CPT/Greystone Collegiate Open that ended Wednesday.

Tulane lands 7th football commitment
St Thomas More safety Cameron DeJean says Tulane football is a "program on the rise" and now he's a part of it.

Tulane looking to get offense back on track
Baton Rouge Advocate
The Tulane Green Wave is hoping quarterback Joe Kemp will be the answer their offensive woes in 2009.

July 8, 2009

Tulane's Rick Jones, Nick Pepitone jazzed to be on USA baseball team
Pepitone is a relief pitcher on the USA national collegiate baseball team, and Tulane's Rick Jones is the head coach for the 22-man squad that will compete in the Japan Collegiate All-Star Series this week.

Deke: Tulane Football back on track
WWL AM 870
Is year three the time Bob Toledo gets Tulane back on track?

Tulane lands verbal commit from defensive tackle
Tulane has received a verbal commitment from McDonogh 35 defensive tackle Kenny Welcome

July 7, 2009

Wave gets quarterback commitment from Florida
Tulane has received a commitment from quarterback Michael Strauss of Gulliver Prep in Florida.

July 6, 2009

Green Wave ready to dive back into pool with former assistant coach Lena Guarriello
She was hired last June, and the Green Wave will take to the pool for the first time Oct. 3 in a home meet against UNO.

Men's tennis coach Mark Booras wants Tulane to shine again
Booras was hired last June, and the Green Wave will hit the courts for its fall schedule in September.

July 2, 2009

Tulane volleyball player Sara Radosevic has been selected Conference USA's Co-Women's Athlete of the Year

W. Volleyball.
Tulane's Sara Radosevic Named C-USA Athlete of the Year

Former Tulane player becomes assistant coach
KSLA TV (Shreveport)
Former Tulane baseball player Jake Gautreau is returning to the university as an assistant coach.

Gautreau 'excited' to coach for Tulane
Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones wants his program to return to its glory days, and he added a player from that period to the coaching staff Wednesday.

Ott, Schaffer honored
LSU pitcher Matty Ott and Tulane catcher Jeremy Schaffer were chosen to the 2009 Baseball America magazine first-team Freshman All-America squad.

July 1, 2009

Tulane University Begins 'At Risk' Youth Program to Better the Community of New Orleans
PR Newswire
The Youth Impact Program (YIP) invests in "at risk" below the poverty line young boys from 9 to 12 years old in a 5-week intense program through using Tulane facilities, staff, student athletes and local elementary teachers.