Archive by category Sports

Phoebe Masterson-Eckart ’18

Phoebe Masterson-Eckart ’18 is one of the newest members of the Women’s Rowing team. While the real rowing season doesn’t begin until spring, the team has still entered into several fall races. Masterson-Eckart, in the position of Stroke Seat, led her Novice-4 boat to a win at the Head of the Snake race in Worcester […]

Derek Jeter: Enemy’s End

On Sept. 25 Derek Jeter stepped up to the plate at Yankee Stadium for one final time. It was the bottom of the ninth, and the New York Yankees were tied with the Baltimore Orioles 5-5. Yankees outfielder, Antoan Richardson, was in scoring position on second base. As the throngs of Yankees fans chanted his […]

Women’s Rugby: Flying to New Heights

Most students at Connecticut College are familiar with the amazing view that the Athletic Center has to offer. When the sun is out and shining on the river, you can see the boats of our sailing team gliding across the water. It makes for the perfect Instagram photo. What you can’t see from the Athletic […]

Phelps’ DUI Count: Two

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time with 22 total medals, and is now making headlines for his second arrest driving under the influence.  In the early morning hours of Oct. 2, 29-year-old Phelps was arrested in Baltimore for driving under the influence. Police said that Phelps was driving 84 mph […]

Women Take on the NHL

As training camps finished up for the upcoming National Hockey League season, two new players made headlines. These players, Hilary Knight and Anne Schleper, two of the best female players in the world, joined the Anaheim Ducks and Tampa Bay Lightening, respectively, for practice. Their goal was to promote women’s hockey for the International Ice […]

Becky Hammon: Leveling the Court

On August 5, 2014, the San Antonio Spurs released the name of their newest employee: Becky Hammon. Gregg Popovich, Head Coach of the Spurs for the past twenty years, hired Becky Hammon as a full time Assistant Coach for the NBA team. She will officially join the coaching staff once her own basketball season finishes. […]

Do You Even Lift?

Connecticut College’s Athletic Center definitely sees its busiest activity after classes are over for the day, and students ranging from varsity athletes to those of us who enjoy a quick workout now and again make the trek across the bridge. We all understand how important it is to stay active and healthy, but making time […]

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 […]