College sports of all three divisions were canceled via an NCAA announcement last March, in an effort to ensure the events did not contribute to the spread of the pandemic. While fields were left empty and jerseys went unworn, some comfort was given to student athletes when the NCAA announced the extended eligibility rule.
As with any collegiate athletic program, there are a multitude of staff members working behind the scenes to help the teams improve. Strength and conditioning plays a huge role in many sports. To ensure the College’s athletes are trained properly, the College hired Coach Addison Savela in 2012 to oversee all strength and conditioning programs for varsity athletics on a full-time basis.
It’s that time of year — March Madness has ended, baseball has begun and the azaleas on the Augusta National Golf Course have blossomed. That’s right, it’s time for the Masters Tournament: a golf tradition unlike any other.
When Covid-19 struck and quarantine was at its peak this summer, sophomore marketing major Adam Yu and hometown friend Robert Schweitzer took to TikTok to pass the time. Today, over 1.4 million followers and 62.1 million likes later, the pair have managed to mold their account @CS99TV into a hub for viral sports-related content.
After a collegiate and professional career as a track runner and over a decade in coaching, Head Coach Justin Lindsey knows his way around a track program. He has brought his years of expertise and experience to the College, and found great success which he hopes to continue in order to make the track program a national powerhouse.
Tiger Woods was badly injured last week in a car crash in Los Angeles. Golf fans and the sports world alike were relieved to learn that his injuries were not life threatening and he was in stable condition.
Football teams are organizations full of moving parts: a stampede of players, a long list of personnel — at the top lies the head coach. A head coach in any sport must be a strong leader with years of experience to help their organization play to the best of their ability. At the head of the College’s Football program is Coach Casey Goff.
The past NFL season has been an emotional roller coaster for teams and fans across the country. With a limited number of fans in the stadiums and teams struggling to keep Covid-19 cases to a minimum, this season has been anything but normal. However, the competition has not suffered and the NFL has continued to put a great product on the field into the playoffs.
With the Spring semester rolling into session with an in-person element, student activities are beginning their roll out. However, there will be a bit of a delay before spring sports are set to kick off.
The New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) announced on July 28 that all fall sports are canceled for the 2020 season. The cancellations include football, field hockey, soccer, volleyball, tennis and cross country.
With the arrival of June, New Jersey residents are preparing for an unorthodox summer. Events and social gatherings are still limited and social distancing measures are still being implemented — and many are left wondering what their summer will look like, especially when it comes to seasonal sports.