Gaia Rancati, an assistant professor of marketing and neuromarketing who hails from Italy, attended her first-ever American-style football game at Allegheny College in September 2019 and was intrigued by the amount of strategy and hierarchical organization she saw playing out on the field. “I was surprised by the number of players and assistant coaches, and
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Editor’s note: In May, the Allegheny College Women’s Basketball team traveled to Ireland to explore the country and match up against Irish basketball teams. Zoe Soilis ’20 shared her thoughts on the trip and the team’s experience. Going to Ireland with my teammates has been one of the most fun experiences of my life! It
Allegheny College Head Volleyball Coach Kelly Barzak is “super excited” about being admitted to West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh in April. She has an opportunity to save someone’s life — and she’s all in. “Not a lot of people actually get the opportunity to save someone’s life or give them a chance to survive. I’m
It’s been less than five years since Trevor and Michelle Colvin proudly wore their caps and gowns at Commencement on Bentley Lawn, but they’ve already been making an impact on the students that followed them at Allegheny College, thanks to a commitment to service and philanthropy they have woven into their lives. Trevor and Michelle
Recent Allegheny College graduate John Hughes has been named to the 2017–18 Google Cloud/CoSIDA Academic All-America Team. Hughes becomes the 37th student-athlete in Allegheny College history to earn the prestigious Academic All-America laurel, and the sixth Gator men’s track and field/cross country student-athlete to do so. A mathematics major and economics minor, Hughes graduated in May
On the practice field and the playing field, Allegheny football in the 2017 season has a family flair. Three sets of brothers are wearing the Gators’ blue and gold: The Lees, the Antinozzis and the Ballas Logan Lee is the Gators’ junior quarterback and is a three-year starter. He currently ranks in the top three
Recent Allegheny College graduate Dan Cheung has been named Academic All-America by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Cheung becomes the 36th CoSIDA Academic All-American in Allegheny history and the seventh Gator track and field athlete to earn the honor.
On a January evening, Silas Garrison ’20 stood before 150 people at Meadville’s 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and Fellowship Dinner, captivating them as he expounded on five of Dr. King’s quotes. Garrison, a broad-shouldered football player, spoke at the annual event with a practiced ease that seemed at odds with his youth.
Allegheny College junior Callie Garlick has loved horses for as long as she can remember. “I begged my mom to let me take riding lessons at a young age, and the obsession has only grown from there,” says Garlick, president of Allegheny’s Equestrian Club. “I got involved with the club because I knew that I
Allegheny College inducted six alumni into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 1, during the College’s Homecoming Weekend. In a ceremony at Schultz Hall, Rebecca Smullin Dawson ’00 (swimming), Nick Catanzarite ’03 (basketball), Jane Och Sharpless ’03 (soccer), Liz Orr Sowa ’03 (soccer), Ben Rathfon ’05 (golf), and Giannina Coccaro Sardis ’06 (softball)