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From Wolverine to Camel

This year there is a fresh presence on the pool deck down at Lott Natatorium. Matt Anderson, the men’s and women’s head water polo coach, begins his first season with the Camels.  Anderson arrives in New London after a prolific 12-year span at the University of Michigan, where he led the women’s water polo program […]

Soccer Preview: Men’s Soccer

The Connecticut College men’s soccer season has officially kicked off, and so far the Camels are starting strong. The Camels are two and one at this point in the season, after a competitive home game versus Middlebury this past Saturday. The Camels’ first victory came against neighboring school Mitchell College. After a slow start in […]

Sailing on to Nationals

Sailing on to Nationals

The Camel sailors have braved a rough and prolonged winter on the Thames River to propel the success of their Fall season into the Spring. The team now steers toward a pinnacle national regatta after the academic year concludes in order to secure a spot as one of the top 20 teams in the country: […]

Player Profile: Leah Puklin ’15

Junior captain Leah Puklin was recently named to the All-NESCAC Women’s squash second team after a successful season playing at the #2 spot. Being viewed as a key player by fellow NESCAC coaches, Leah not only succeeds on the squash courts but also in the classroom, as she was also named as a CSA Scholar […]

Player Profile: Matt Vadas ’14

The Men’s Basketball team may have closed out their season on Feb 15 with an overall record of 9-14, but the hype is far from over for their senior superstar, Matt Vadas. With a monumental total of 1,697 points Vadas, a co-captain with fellow senior John Bullit, became the program’s all-time leading scorer. Vadas not […]

Spinning for Gold: An Exercise for Everyone

Spinning for Gold: An Exercise for Everyone

I’ve never been the type to pop my shirt off. I’m not unhappy with my spindly, typical art student physique; I’m just not exactly confident parading around with an exposed torso. Yet, at about twelve minutes into Erin Robertson’s spin class, with legs on fire and sweat pouring down every inch of my body, I […]