Joey Lye ’09, who has been on the Canadian National softball team for the last 10 years, had plans to retire professional playing and fully commit to her duties as head softball coach at Bucknell after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. But with the 2020 Olympics now scheduled for 2021, she now has to keep her cleats on for another year and adjust her employment plans.
On Feb. 21, the College released the drafts of 12 strategic planning reports, including a report on international initiatives, which had the goal of creating a “fuller integration of global learning into the academic experience at Williams.” To achieve this, the report acknowledged issues and proposed recommendations related to international programs, education and community at the College.
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Each week, we randomly select a unix from a list of all current students at the College. So long as the owner of the selected unix is on campus, willing to be interviewed and not a member of the Record board, that person becomes the subject of that week’s One in Two Thousand.
Last Wednesday, President Maud S. Mandel sent an email to students, faculty and staff announcing the public release of draft strategic planning reports, marking a new phase in the multi-year strategic planning process.
Ryan Malo ’11, a former Eph wrestler, is currently competing as a heavyweight at the European Championship alongside Team Italy. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Malo.)
In addition to the usual versity and junior varsity sports, some Massachusetts high schools, including Mount Greylock Regional High School (MGRHS), are on the forefront of a new athletics program that values inclusion, advocacy and teamwork over winning. “Unified Sports” was established by the Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools in 2008 as a way to promote athletic inclusion for all youth, regardless of developmental ability.
When they are not motivating their players on the field, court or rink, Eph coaches are busy working away in their office. Take a behind-the-scenes look at their spaces!
Returning women’s ice hockey goalie Chloe Heitling ’22 had 532 saves in her 24 games played last season. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)
With snow now on the ground in the Purple Valley, winter season teams are preparing for competition, ramping up practice schedules as fall season athletes wrap up their post-seasons.
Competition for winter teams starts as soon as this weekend, as wrestling takes on Trinity and men’s basketball battles against Worcester State.
(Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)
Team: Women’s soccer
Hometown: Natick, Mass.
Residence: 63 Hoxsey St.
Snack bar order: Nachos with white sauce, bacon and tomatoes
You were on the team as a first-year, but you weren’t able to play, right?
I actually had surgery freshman year, so I didn’t play freshman year. I had surgery this year, so I’m not playing this year.
Frank Stola ’21 earned NESCAC Special Teams Player of the Week on Oct. 26, which marks his third NESCAC honor this season.