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Women’s Soccer Wins NESCAC Championship

Women’s Soccer Wins NESCAC Championship

The Connecticut College Women’s soccer team did what no team has ever done at Connecticut College: They are the first team in school history to win a NESCAC Championship.  Their historic playoff run started with a never before seen regular season in which the Camels won thirteen games and only lost two. Their conference record […]

Camels Sweep All Major NESCAC Awards

Camels Sweep All Major NESCAC Awards

Coach of the Year Norm Riker Norm Riker earned NESCAC Coach of the Year honors for the first time in his four years at the helm. Leading the team to a record-breaking season, Coach Riker and his team brought home the first NESCAC team title in school history. “This is a richly deserved honor for […]

Men’s Soccer: Why Not Us?

“Why not us?” Patrik Devlin ‘17 says. “Why not us?” This team motto motivated Connecticut College’s men’s soccer team throughout their entire season. Going into their NESCAC quarterfinal game against Tufts the team was confident. The night before the game, team captains Lucas Corrubia and Zachary Punt, gathered the team and asked them, “Why not […]

The Equestrian Team Isn’t Horsing Around

Connecticut College’s Equestrian Team has had an impressive season so far. While they are a club team, their performance this year has shown they are capable of competing against and outperforming teams at the varsity level. “The team is doing really well,” said sophomore team member Taryn Fitzgerald. Out of four shows this year, “we’ve […]

Can You Dig It? The Return of Club Volleyball

By the time she was starting high school, Christine Asher ’15 knew she wanted to play collegiate volleyball. She transferred to Conn specifically to play. After she transferred her sophomore year, Asher played varsity volleyball but found she was more often stressed than having fun and enjoying the sport she loves. Last year she tried […]

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 […]