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Football team closes 2016 season with loss to Wittenberg

November 17, 2016

Filed under Football, Sports

The combination of penalties, blocked passes and Jake Kennedy proved too much for Allegheny, as the Gator football team lost 45-8 to Wittenberg University during its final game of the season on Saturday, Nov. 12. Kennedy, Wit...

Men’s basketball forms family as season begins

November 10, 2016

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Allegheny men’s basketball team will begin their 2016-17 season this month with only six returning players. The rest of the team is made up of all first-year players. Head Coach Bob Simmons said fresh talent could help t...

Women’s basketball confident in young team

Alex Holmes, Sports Editor

November 10, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The women’s basketball team has begun preparations for the 2016-17 season with a younger and larger team than recent years. “We have a lot of youth on our team this season, so there’s a lot more teaching early on,”...

Cross country teams take first at NCAC Championships

Alex Holmes, Sports Editor

November 3, 2016

Filed under Cross country, Sports

The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the NCAC Championship meet on Sunday, Oct. 30. The women placed first out of eight teams with 47 points and the men finished first out of nine teams with 44 points. ...

Maloney chosen for Branch Rickey mentor program

November 3, 2016

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Alexa Maloney, ’17, was chosen for the NCAC Branch Rickey Mentoring Program for her passion and interest in coaching lacrosse. The program pairs NCAC athletic administrators and coaches with female and minority students who aspi...

Swimming and diving teams stay positive for season

Alex Holmes, Sports Editor

October 27, 2016

Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving

Though the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams opened their 2016-17 season with a loss to Grove City College, both Allegheny teams were happy with their performance. “We had a pretty solid first meet,” said wome...

Club hockey team hopeful for upcoming season

Angela Mauroni, Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2016

Filed under Sports

Allegheny’s club hockey team lost its first game against Edinboro University of Pennsylvania 11-6 on Saturday, Oct. 15. Despite the loss, Club President Josh Cohen, ’18, said he was pleased with the team’s performance and ...

Battle 4 Bridget

Alex Holmes, Sports Editor

October 20, 2016

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The women’s volleyball team hosted its Battle 4 Bridget fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 15. The team used the opportunity to raise awareness of fallopian cancer and raise money to donate to the Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Insti...

Gator athletics welcomes new coaching staff

Rachel Belson, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Campus: Why did you decide to coach? Holko: Well, I played basketball for four years at Westminster College, and I was a history major with a secondary ed [education] minor. I didn’t really want to go into teaching. So my next thought proces...

Gator athletics welcomes new coaching staff

Alex Holmes, Sports Editor

October 13, 2016

Filed under Sports

Campus: Why did you decide to be a fitness coach? Craft: I got my start in conditioning from my high school strength and conditioning coach who was also our head football coach, and I really feel like it helped my physical dev...

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