Articles: Tag: Athletics

Student-Athlete Silas Garrison Brings “Great Promise and Endless Potential”

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.

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Six Alumni Join Allegheny Athletic Hall of Fame

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)

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Soccer to Football

BY MARISSA ORBANEK, Erie Times-News Ashley Lehr’s biggest soccer challenges not too long ago were against opponents like Depauw and Denison universities. Now, her most challenging opponents are teams such as Madrid Club de Futbol Femenino B, Club deportivo Avance and Camarma Club de Futbol. The 2013 Allegheny College graduate has been in Europe since October

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Using Her Gifts

As published by Allegheny backstroke specialist Joan Lange made big waves in 1976 when she became one of the first two women to win an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship – as a captain of the Gator men’s swim team, six years before the Association began sponsoring competition for women. She and SMU diver Christine Loock

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