This could get messy. (For those of you who don’t avidly follow college Squash see here for a bit of context.) Note 1 – Our team is very international. Note 2 – Sad internet forums actually support the archaic use of “revenge” as a verb.
Earlier this month, friends and family of the late Matt Stauffer (Williams ’96) made their annual trek to Williamstown to remember an inspirational athlete who succumbed to leukemia in ’98. Williams’ soccer webpage foregrounds a copy of Stauffer’s Class Day speech, made in 1996 after cancer treatments deferred his graduation. His words are a reminder [...]
As Bowdoin Athletics reminds us, virtue can actually bring glory every now and then. Who knew that they gave out awards for fair play? In the case of collegiate soccer, “they” is the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America), and each year they award medals for teams that don’t receive a single red card all [...]
“You’re tall! You must have played basketball in college.” “Yeah, I did.” “Where at?” “Trinity College.” “D1?” “D3.” Then they suddenly look either disappointed or sorry for me. I have probably had the above back and forth with someone a hundred times in my life. They are intrigued by my height which makes them ask the [...]
On November 19, Tufts University President Anthony Monaco announced to the school via e-mail that Lance Armstrong, by unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees, had his honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters revoked in light of the recent evidence regarding his use of performance-enhancing drugs by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and [...]
After securing two consecutive “NESCAC Player of the Year” titles, and leading her team to its second league victory, senior forward Lauren Greer has earned recognition from the National Field Hockey Coach’s Association for her extraordinary season. According to the conference website, Greer’s average 3.56 points per game are the most in NCAA history. The [...]
When is the last time you paid attention to an athlete. No, seriously. When is the last time that you actually acknowledged that there are people called DIII athletes who share your campus? Maybe you flashed one a smile last Saturday night, or read the 5-page athletics spread in a 10 page campus newspaper, or–if [...]
The Tufts University Jumbos field hockey team has advanced to the NCAA Division III Championship semi-finals. The jumbos, coached by Tina McDavitt’s team (17-2), will be playing DePauw University (21-1) on Saturday at William Smith College’s McCooey Field. The game is being broadcasted online, beginning at 11:00am, on the NCAA site. Furthermore, five team members [...]