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Men’s volleyball works to rebuild

Karissa Welker, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2016

Filed under Sports

The Allegheny College men’s volleyball club has struggled with recruiting members and filling a roster, leading to the team’s withdrawal from the National Collegiate Volleyball Federation Club Volleyball Championships held i...

Gator volleyball competes in spring tournament to prepare for fall season

Marley Parish, Junior Editor

April 28, 2016

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Allegheny women’s volleyball team played in a tournament at Slippery Rock University on Saturday, April 26, where it faced Mercyhurst University, Grove City College, Slippery Rock University and Daemen College. Head Coach Bridget S...

Women’s golf finds success at NCAC championship

Brooke Hooks, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2016

Filed under Golf, Sports

The women’s golf team surged forward placing fifth in the NCAC Championship Tournament that took place Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24. Metzger sits in a tie for 19th place with a 176, and fellow freshman Michaela Redi...

Men’s tennis wins three in a row

Will Soffel, Contributing Writer

April 21, 2016

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The men’s tennis team has had a good couple of weeks as they are looking forward to the NCAC Conference Tournament.  After losing a tough match against Kenyon College on April 10, the Gators have won three straight matches...

Women’s tennis serves two wins in conference

Jaclyn Millin, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The Allegheny College women’s tennis team won both its matches Saturday, April 16, against the College of Wooster 8-1 and Sunday April 17, against Westminster College 8-1. “That gives you an idea how tough the conference i...

Water polo club approved to start in fall 2016

Justin Stascak, Contributing Writer

April 21, 2016

Filed under Sports

The Allegheny College water polo club was approved by Allegheny Student Government and is now officially a club sports team as of the March 1, 2016 meeting. “I hope that this club will provide a space for people to come out ...

Childhood pastime becomes college sport for Haag

Marrina Weimer, Contributing Writer

April 21, 2016

Filed under Golf, Sports

Collin Haag Collin Haag, ’17, his father and his brother would sit around the television to watch golf tournaments for hours on end, enjoying watching the sport as well as playing it. At the age of 8, Haag realized that he w...

New captains cheer on tryouts

Taylor Samuel, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2016

Filed under Sports

Two new captains, Liz Sever, ’17, and Sami Lait, ’18, were elected by a majority of the 18 members on the cheer team—one a cheer veteran, the other beginning in college. The new captains hosted tryouts in the Wise Center...

Young talent scores for men’s tennis

Will Soffel, Contributing Writer

April 14, 2016

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The men’s tennis team lost three starting seniors at the end of the 2015 spring season. This season, a new class of five freshmen have had to step up and fill in their shoes. Zach Anderson, ’19, plays sixth singles and second doubles, an...

Despite 1-8 record on the road, women’s tennis builds confidence

Jaclyn Millin, Contributing Writer

April 14, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

After a weekend on the road against Wittenberg University and Ohio Wesleyan University, the Allegheny College women’s tennis team fell 1-8 to Kenyon College on April 10, giving the team a 3-10 record. The team battled its w...

Gator softball hits home run with young team

Marley Parish, Junior Editor

April 14, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

With an overall record of 5-9, the Allegheny women’s softball team has high hopes for the remainder of the season. Head Coach Beth Curtiss, Megan Hazlett, ’19, and Hailey Marthaler, ’16, all want to improve the team’s ...

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