Athletics and Recreation
The mission of the Rutgers-Newark Department of Athletics and Recreation is to provide University constituencies, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community at-large with a diverse range of programs and activities to enhance the overall quality of life and participation in the Rutgers Experience. Rutgers-Newark Athletics meets the varied interests and needs of its athletes on intercollegiate, competitive and recreational levels.
The Rutgers University-Newark Athletics Department has announced its Male & Female Athlete of the Year for the 2021-22 season. Andrew Zaleck (Men's Volleyball) has been named the 2022 Male Athlete of the Year while Zrreyah Moore (Track & Field) was named 2022 Female Athlete of the Year.