The College's women's rugby club returned from Annapolis, Md. with a third place finish at the Mid-Atlantic Rugby Football Union (MARFU) championships over the weekend.
After dropping a 21-0 decision to Mary Washington in the first round of the tournament on Saturday, the Lions, who are 3-1 this spring and went an undefeated 3-0 in Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union competition in the fall season, went on to defeat St.
When David "Boomer" Wells rode down the Canyon of Heroes with the 1998 World Series Champion New York Yankees, shredded computer paper and ripped newsprint fell from office windows, fans piled on each other's shoulders and dangled from light polls just to catch a glimpse of his 125-50 team, and the perfect game pitcher finally felt like he was an official Bronx Bomber.
Beer has been on tap at 100 Homecrest Avenue for as long as the self-proclaimed "resident leprechaun" of Buddy's Shamrock Tavern can remember.
Bob Delaney, the pub's bartender, has been serving drinks in the building for 17 years and three owners.
Before Saturday's 65-60 loss to Rowan University, a sophomore on the College's women's basketball team asked head coach Dawn Henderson if the College had ever lost to its New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) rival, the Profs.
Henderson, who is in her 15th season as head coach of the Lions and recently tallied her 250th victory, thought her young player's question was ironic, because according to the head coach, "They used to beat up on us.
Not all viewers tuned in to CBS on Sunday just to see the Patriots battle the Panthers. The showdown in Houston marked the twentieth anniversary of Super Bowl XVIII, remembered not only for a 49er defense that shut down passing sensation Dan Marino, but for the 60 seconds of airtime that created a national pastime - the Super Bowl commercial.
Freshmen swimmers dove into collegiate competition, playing key roles in the College's men's and women's season opening sweep at Montclair State University (MSU) on Saturday.
The women's squad defeated MSU's Red Hawks 148-73, giving the team a 1-0 start to the season.
The College's men's and women's cross-country teams tested themselves against top talent at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University last Saturday.
Georgetown University captured both ends of the competition.
The Hoya women, ranked 10th in Division I (DI), posted 28 points to best the 32-team field of Division I, Division II (DII) and Division III (DIII) programs.
The smallest of organizations can do the greatest of good. Phi Alpha Delta brought this message to Bert Davis, associate athletic director and students who now use the newly renovated weight room in the basement of the Student Recreation Center.
Under the supervision of Davis, seven active brothers and several alumni spent 17 and a half hours during the third weekend in July, painting the walls and cleaning the machines, weights and floor mats.
The College's men's cross-country team ignited its season by taking first place in its fall opener and setting an individual course record. The women posted a third place finish at the Connecticut College Invitational at Harkness Memorial Park on Saturday.
The College held on for two wins on Sunday and kept their playoff hopes alive as they bested Kean University in both ends of the home doubleheader.
The College, rallied for five runs in the fourth inning of the second game and held on to the lead to post an 8-4 victory over Kean University.
After a disappointing week of play, including doubleheader losses to Rutgers-Camden and undefeated Ramapo College, the College's softball team dropped another pair of tight losses to William Paterson University on Saturday at Wightman Field.
"They were two tough losses that we needed to win," sophomore Kristen Zimmerman said, in reference to the College's 1-0 opening game and 5-4 nightcap defeats.
The College's softball squad split their Wednesday doubleheader with New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) rival Rowan University, shutting out the Profs in the first game, 4-0, before dropping in a tight 3-2 decision in the second half of the home action.
A late-game Lion rally was not enough to overpower the Cougars in the final half of doubleheader action at Kean University on Sunday.
Kean jumped out to a quick lead, when sophomore right fielder Justin Nathanson picked up a pair of RBIs in the bottom of the second on a single shot through the left side, which scored freshman designated hitter Kevin Wright and sophomore left fielder Anthony Puzzo.
The Lions pushed their winning streak to six as they bested the University of Rochester for the third time in two days, capping off a triumphant first weekend of home play.
The Lions (13-3) took on Rochester in a Sunday doubleheader, shutting out the Yellow Jackets 5-0 in the opening game, behind the one-hit pitching performance of sophomore Jessica Donohue.