Last year, the softball team struggled with fielding as its infielders made numerous costly errors. With the addition of a whopping nine freshman who can play in the infield, that problem appears to have been solved.
Moving from Hermanus, South Africa to America wasn’t big enough of a challenge for men’s track sophomore Marcel van Eeden. After spending his life in another continent, Eeden arrived in Middlesex County, N.J. for his sophomore year of high school ready to take on a new life, overcoming cultural differences and a plethora of injuries to become a two-sport student-athlete.
Red places seventh out of 12 teams, Heiss ﬁnishes fourth
For the amount that people rhapsodize about historic American sporting events like the World Series, Super Bowl, or even the Masters, the longest continued sporting event in the United States is actually the Intercollegiate Fencing Association (IFA) championships held in Lawrenceville, N.J., each year.
It’s that time again — right before spring break — when seniors are shoring up their plans for next year while the rest of campus is in a frantic search for that perfect internship. While I’m excited (okay, “excited” is a too strong a word here — sorry future employer) for my desk job in New York City next year, I can’t help but feel sad as I finally let go of my childhood dream job — to be the starting catcher for the Chicago Cubs.
Squeezing in a weeknight match in between hectic weekends of competition, the men’s tennis team will take on Colgate tonight at 5 p.m. at Reis Tennis Center.
The Red is coming off a pair of victories over Stony Brook, 6-1, and Buffalo, 4-3. After a weekend of focused play and challenging matches, the men now have a solid 5-1 record, with their only loss coming in the first match of the spring season against Penn State.
This past weekend, the equestrian team walked, trotted and jumped its way to a third place finish at the Morrisville Invitational. Although head coach Chris Mitchell saw the outing as somewhat of a disappointment, he pointed out that there were many highlights on the way to 12 Red riders qualifying for the regional championships.
After a season of many accolades and records for the men’s and women’s track teams, the Red were met with more yesterday as it found out that four of its competitors would get a chance to compete at the NCAA championships in Fayetteville, Ark.
When the men’s baseball team plays its home opener at the end of the month, it will do in a newly remodeled and revamped Hoy Field.
David F. Hoy Field, which has been the home of the Big Red (1-3) since 1922, has been a part of the Cornell landscape for decades and, beginning late last autumn, has undergone several key renovations that are expected to run at a total cost around $3.25 million, according to Associate Director of Finance and Administration Alan Katz.
It’s been a busy weekend at the Reis Tennis Center. Following this weekend’s events, both the men’s and women’s tennis teams remain unbeaten on the year.
The women’s tennis team remains undeafeated after its 6-1 win over the previously undefeated Buffalo team on Saturday. Despite a hard fought loss in the first singles match, the women won the rest of the singles and doubles matches. In the first singles match against her Buffalo opponent, sophomore Elizabeth Googe lost after an intense battle that culminated in a ten point tie breaker with scores of 6-4, 4-6, 10-7.
The No. 12 Red wrestling team continued its recent dominance this weekend as it captured the 103rd EIWA championship held at East Stroudsburg University with a overall team score of 125.5, 19.5 points better than second-place Navy and its first such title since head coach Rob Koll's last year as a Red assistant in 1993.