Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Athletics Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usTue, 22 Jul 2014 23:42:37 GMTTue, 22 Jul 2014 23:42:37 GMTStatesmen compete in LAX World Championshipshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18011Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22102.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championships will feature several competitors with ties to Hobart College when it begins with the opening ceremony this evening in Denver. Two Statesmen alumni will suit up for a national team, while four others will be directing the action as coaches. A record 38 nations will compete in the champ...Mike Neer announces retirement as Hobart Head Basketball Coachhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17999Tue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22084.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> GENEVA, N.Y.-Hobart College Basketball Head Coach Mike Neer announced his retirement today. One of the most successful coaches in NCAA Division III history will call it a career at the end of the month. "After considerable reflection, I'm retiring this summer," Neer said. "This has not been an easy decision for me as my three seasons as a Statesman are a...Breen '14 Lands Job in Madridhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17977Wed, 02 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22065.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Molly Breen '14 soon will be moving to Madrid to work as a Language and Culture Teaching Assistant through the Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE) teach abroad program. As a participant in a Spanish immersion program from elementary school until her graduation from high school, Breen holds deep personal connections to the work she will be d...Hughes finishes 2nd in U23 World Championshiphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17971Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22028.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Former William Smith College rower Libby Hughes '14 competed for the first time as a post-graduate rower today. Stroking the Vesper Boat Club's U23 Lightweight 4x, Hughes and her teammates finished second out of four, behind California Boat Club in the World Championship trials on Mercer Lake in Princeton, N.J. Vesper trailed the leader the entire race. A...McNamara, Wherry in World Championshipshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17974Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22038.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart College rising senior Robert McNamara and rising junior August Wherry took first place at the U23 Trials as a lightweight pair on Lake Mercer in Princeton, N.J., this morning, earning a spot on the United States U23 National Team. The pair will race at the U23 World Championships in Varese, Italy, July 23-27. McNamara and Wherry crossed the finish ...Hobart pair takes aim at U23 US National Teamhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17956Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22013.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart College rowing team completed its most successful season earlier this month, but a pair of Statesmen have set their sights on making the U.S. national team. Rising senior Robert McNamara and rising junior August Wherry will race a lightweight pair at U23 Trails next week for a place on the U.S. U23 National Team. They will race Monday, June 23 ...106 HWS athletes named Liberty League All-Academichttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17957Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22015.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> One hundred and six student-athletes from Hobart and William Smith Colleges earned a place on the 2013-14 Liberty League All-Academic Teams. The 106 honorees represent 17 of the Colleges 22 varsity teams. To be eligible for All-Academic honors, student-athletes must be at least a sophomore academically and have a cumulative grade point average of at least...Hughes vies for spot in U23 World Championshipshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17960Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res22020.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Just one week after the William Smith College varsity eight competed in the NCAA Division III Rowing Championships, Libby Hughes '14 departed for Vesper Boat Club in Philadelphia to continue to pursue her dreams of representing the United States on the World Stage. On Tuesday, June 24, Hughes will compete in the Under 23 World Championship Trials on Merce...14 Statesmen named to NEC Academic Honor Rollhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17944Thu, 19 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21965.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Northeast Conference announced its Spring Academic Honor Roll this week. The Hobart College lacrosse team had 14 student-athletes honored for their academic and athletic excellence. To earn a spot on the NEC Academic Honor Roll, student-athletes must have at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average. Eighty-eight men's lacrosse players were recognize...Former hockey Statesman wins Kelly Cuphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=17925Mon, 16 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res21952.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Former Hobart College ice hockey defenseman, Brad Richard '13, made history in his first season in the East Coast Hockey League. He recently became the first player directly from an NCAA Division III program to make the ECHL's All-Rookie Team, since the minor league began naming all-rookie teams in 2001. Richard also helped the Alaska Aces to their third ...