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Whitney Lincoln ’20 (left), Lindsay Avant ’21 (top right), and Sydney Jones ’21 (bottom right) spoke with the Record about their experiences as Black athletes on women's soccer. (Photos courtesy of Grace Byers, Lindsay Avant, and Kris Dufour.)

Navigating ‘white structures and white expectations’: Black athletes discuss race, belonging on women’s soccer

Jacob Posner May 19, 2021
The Record spoke with three Black players on women’s soccer who took significant time off from the team over the last two years, or, in one case, quit the team outright. They all emphasized that their experiences on the team were symptomatic of it being part of a majority-white college, of “having to navigate through white structures and white expectations,” as one player put it.
A search for the soul of Spikeball: Why the game is such a hit on campus

A search for the soul of Spikeball: Why the game is such a hit on campus

Irene Loewenson May 19, 2021
It seems like every time the sun rears its head, students are out on the quads in groups of four, leaping and diving around yellow and black trampoline-esque nets.
Eric Pappas ’22 pitches to Adhya Tandon ’23 in the JR Memorial Wiffleball Tournament. (Photo courtesy of Aidan Feurer ’22 and Rebecca Kuo ’22.)

SAAC holds wiffleball tournament in honor of Jackson Ronningen ʼ24

Iman Shumburo and Kent Barbir May 19, 2021
On May 7, SAAC hosted the JR Memorial Wiffle Ball Tournament in honor of Jackson Ronningen ’24. Over 115 people attended the event, which raised money for the Positive Coaching Alliance.
Ephs claim two NESCAC titles and three bids to the NCAA tournament

Ephs claim two NESCAC titles and three bids to the NCAA tournament

Payton Ahola May 19, 2021
Eph sports have gained several achievements this spring season, with men’s tennis and men’s crew claiming NESCAC titles, as well as men’s and women’s tennis and women’s golf earning bids to the NCAA Div. III tournament.
First years reflect on their integration into the athletic community

First years reflect on their integration into the athletic community

Katherine Yang May 19, 2021
Close to a year after many of them first arrived on campus, first-year athletes look back on the experience of joining a varsity sports team in the middle of a pandemic.
Eph Sports tackles social media outreach, virtual recruiting, and more

Eph Sports tackles social media outreach, virtual recruiting, and more

Kedar Veeraswamy May 19, 2021
What is the most visited page on the College webpage? The unexpected answer, according to Director of Sports Information Dick Quinn, is the Eph Sports Information site, where one can find score updates, event livestreams, and player profiles and more.
Victoria Garrick, a former Div. I athlete and current mental health and body-image advocate, gave a talk for SAAC's Fresh Check Day. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Garrick.)

Mental health in athletics: Victoria Garrick speaks to students on Fresh Check Day

Kent Barbir and Marit Hoyem May 5, 2021
Victoria Garrick, a former Div. I volleyball player at the University of Southern California (USC) and current mental health advocate, spoke at the College on April 20 about her athletic career and struggles with anxiety and body image.
Women’s golf wins fifth consecutive NESCAC title, advances to NCAA Championship

Women’s golf wins fifth consecutive NESCAC title, advances to NCAA Championship

Stella Woo, Sports Information May 5, 2021
After winning the second and final match of the 2021 NESCAC women’s golf championship last weekend, the Ephs extended their winning streak and took home their fifth consecutive NESCAC title.
Softball sweeps Cardinals to extend undefeated regular season

Softball sweeps Cardinals to extend undefeated regular season

Kris Dufour, Sports Information May 5, 2021
Last weekend, the Ephs earned three wins against the Cardinals to end the 2021 regular season 12-0 overall.
Women’s crew advances to NESCAC championship

Women’s crew advances to NESCAC championship

Ella Napack, Sports Information May 5, 2021
After battling for second place at Onota, women’s crew qualified for the NESCAC championship.
‘An experiment combined with chasing a dream’: Dylan Dethier ’14 on playing and writing for professional golf

‘An experiment combined with chasing a dream’: Dylan Dethier ’14 on playing and writing for professional golf

Marit Hoyem and Stephanie Teng April 21, 2021
Ten years ago, Dylan Dethier ’14 took a gap year to explore the U.S. through golf, but his journey did not end when he came to the College. It took him to a book deal, a career in professional golf, and a lifelong dedication to write about the side of golf that few know about.
Led by Cory Lund ’21, men's lacrosse emerged victorious against Hamilton on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Sports Information.)

Men’s lacrosse downs Hamilton 18-5 to improve to 2–0

Nathan Hu, Sports Information April 21, 2021
With an 18-5 win at Hamilton this Saturday, men’s lacrosse extended its winning streak to 2–0 for the season. 
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