The Shorewomen Take a 12-0 Lead

Sports

By Kayla Zapcic Elm Staff Writer The Shorewomen experienced lightning delays during their game against Wesley on Friday, Aug. 31, ultimately leading to the game’s postponement to an undetermined date. Despite this, the team was ready to face Rosemont College on Sunday in Rosemont, Penn. The Shorewomen showed no mercy on the Ravens as they […]

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Men’s Soccer Wins First Two

Sports

By Sophie Grabiec Sports Editor Between Friday, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, four different Washington College men’s soccer players scored, and each had assists coming from different teammates. First, the Shoremen opened up their season in a home game on Friday, Aug. 31 versus Stevenson University. WC won 2-1 over the mustangs, scoring once in […]

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Volleyball Preseason, The Shorewomen Prepare for Conference Play

Sports

By Sophie Grabiec Sports Editor   With another preseason in the books, the Washington College volleyball team looks to incorporate their underclassmen into rotation this season, as they only have four upperclassmen on their roster. Seniors Lizzie Baden and Kaitlyn Marino are accompanied by juniors Cassie Kowalski and Olivia Portera, while seven sophomores and six […]

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Field Hockey Welcomes Hunsicker

Sports

By Kayla Zapcic Elm Staff Writer Washington College field hockey welcomed new Assistant Coach Cody Hunsicker, alongside returning Head Coach Annie Kietzman this preseason.  Before coming to WC, Hunsicker played Division I field hockey for Lafayette College. While attending Lafayette, Hunsicker started over 40 games in the backfield and was named to the All-Patriot League […]

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Men’s Club Rugby Alumni Return

Sports

By Sophie Grabiec  Sports Editor On Sunday, April 22, the Washington College Men’s Club Rugby team hosted alumni for a seven’s alumni game. At 1 p.m., alumni and students joined together on the Bermuda grass field. Historically, the rugby team has been known for its inclusivity. People of all different interests and backgrounds join the team. […]

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Check-in with Rowing and Sailing: Sailing Approaches End of Season, Shorewomen Rowing Stands at No. 13 in Division III

Sports

By Chrissy Segrest  Elm Staff Writer With only one competition left, the Washington College sailing team has been making waves in the sport. Coming in 10th place or better in three of their five competitions this spring, the team is one of the best in WC history. The team is very young, with only three seniors on […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Rachel Butler: Sophomore Takes the Mound and the Batter’s Box for the Shorewomen

Sports

By Louis Galdos Elm Staff Writer Coming into her second collegiate season, sophomore Rachel Butler already has racked up quite a few accolades. As a freshman, she made the 2017 All-Centennial Conference second team, she earned Shorewoman of the Week one time, and was a four-time Goose Nation TV Shorewoman Player of the Game last season. She […]

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Shoremen Lacrosse Wins Home Opener: Sloan Excited For The Future After Defeating Birmingham-Southern 16-7

Sports

By Pat Mariboe Senior Writer The Shoremen had their first taste of action this past week in a scrimmage against Arcadia in preparation for their season opener against Birmingham-Southern. Sophomore Cooper Sloan said he was thrilled with his team’s performance against Arcadia and hoped for a similar result in their first official matchup on Saturday. “We […]

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Activism and Protest in Sports Has Historic Precedence

Opinion

By Wil Haygood Guest Faculty Writer In modern American history, it has always been unwise to try to eliminate activism from the presence of the black athlete. When former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem in protest of deadly police shootings of unarmed black civilians — and other […]

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Carrie Kerr Cares for WC Athletes

Sports

By Sophia Grabiec Sports Editor The Washington College Athletics Department has had the luxury of Carrie Kerr’s leadership in the athletic training room since her debut as head athletic trainer last year. Kerr took over the position following the promotion of former Head Athletic Trainer Thadd Moore, to the position of athletic director. When injuries inhibit […]

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