Articles: Tag: Athletics

Senior Student-Athletes Reflect on Experiences and Self-Growth — on and off the Basketball Court

As they prepare to graduate, Allegheny College seniors and varsity basketball teammates Josh Ratesic and Jordan Greynolds look back on the experiences — in the classroom and on the court — that helped them to grow as leaders.  A four-year letter winner for the Gators, Ratesic is most proud of overcoming the adversity of playing

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Allegheny Student Commits to Playing Baseball at the University of Pittsburgh After Graduation

Realizing a goal he had since his first year at Allegheny College, senior Brett Heckert will continue his studies and athletic career at the University of Pittsburgh. Heckert has committed to pursuing a Master of Business Administration at the nationally ranked Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. As a graduate student, he will be

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Allegheny College Announces Return to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Beginning July 1, 2022

Dr. Hilary L. Link, the 22nd president of Allegheny College, has announced the College’s plans to re-enter the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) as the league’s 11th full-time member, effective July 1, 2022. “Allegheny College is excited to re-enter the Presidents’ Athletic Conference next year,” Link said. “This return aligns with all three of the strategic

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Recent Allegheny College Graduate Earns Second CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team Honor

Allegheny recent graduate distance runner Mica Hanish has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America First Team. For Hanish, this marks her second straight selection to the All-America First Team, and the 40th overall and 15th First Team selection for Allegheny. In June, she earned her second CoSIDA Academic All-District honor.

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Allegheny’s David V. Wise Sport & Fitness Center Gets a New Look

A five-month renovation has transformed the entrance to the David V. Wise Sport & Fitness Center from a noisy, sweaty workout area into an open lobby with comfortable seating and space that one day might become the home of the Allegheny College Athletic Hall of Fame. The lobby of the facility for more than a

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Allegheny College Pep Band Returns for Three Gator Basketball Home Dates

The band is back — the Allegheny College Pep Band, that is. The 30-student pep band will perform at home women’s and men’s basketball games on three dates during the spring semester: Wed., Jan. 22, 6 and 8 p.m. (vs. Oberlin) Sat., Feb. 15, 2 and 4 p.m. (vs. Denison) Wed., Feb. 19, 6 and

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Allegheny Marketing Professor Uses Football as a Teaching Metaphor

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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