Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Athletics Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usMon, 26 Sep 2016 06:28:13 GMTMon, 26 Sep 2016 06:28:13 GMTFirst American Football Gamehttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19787Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26531.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Just as the second half of the Saturday night football game began - under the lights and in the pouring rain - Friederike Jandewerth stepped on Boswell Field to have her photo taken at her first football game, that is, American football game. The Foreign Language Teaching Assistant in the German Area Studies Department is a graduate student at the Univer...Herons Ranked No. 1http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19774Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26501.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The William Smith College soccer team was ranked No. 1 in Division III in this week's D3soccer.com poll, and moved up two spots to No. 2 in the first NSCAA of regular season. The Herons are 4-0-0 to start the season, most recently topping preseason No. 3 Messiah 2-0 in Grantham, Pa., on Saturday. William Smith ranks 13th in the nation in total assists...McGuire '83 Talks TV Broadcastinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19775Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26505.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith will welcome Emmy award-winning sports personality Pierre McGuire '83, an NHL "Inside the Glass" analyst for NBC Sports, back to campus to speak with students about careers in television broadcasting. The talk will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16 in Bristol Gymnasium. The event, which will highlight key insights...HWS Sailing Opens Seasonhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19771Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26493.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing team will open the 2016-17 season this weekend with three regattas. HWS will compete in the Jack Boehringer Memorial, the Laser North, and the Navy Radial Open, Sept. 10-11. Last year, the Colleges competed in two of the three spring National Championships. Heron sailors qualified for the Intercollegiate...Herons Tournament: "We Can, We Will"http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19748Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26449.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In addition to hosting the 2016 William Smith Invitational this weekend, the Heron soccer team will introduce their competitors -- Puget Sound, Oneonta and Denison -- to Seneca Falls, the location of the first Women's Rights Convention in 1848 and hold a dinner banquet. "We've worked hard to put together a weekend, where besides fantastic competition...Late Olympian Moore '07 in Washington Posthttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19692Mon, 01 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26253.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Washington Post recently published a story on former Hobart College sailor and 2012 U.S. Olympian Trevor Moore '07 who was lost at sea on June 25, 2015. Moore was living in Coconut Grove, Fla., with his fiancé, Libby Patton, and was working as a sailing coach. Moore took his boat out on Biscayne Bay and never returned. The boat was found later that da...Corning '94 Competes in Atlantic Cuphttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19566Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res25898.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Chad Corning '94 competed in the 2016 Atlantic Cup, America's premier offshore sailing race sponsored by 11th Hour Racing. Beginning on May 28, the race showcased 10 teams comprised of the top Class 40 sailors in the world. Corning served as co-skipper with Ed Cesare as part of the Pleiad Racing team. While many races require large sailing teams, the Atla...Heron Hall of Honor 2016http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19618Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26052.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> William Smith College Director of Athletics Deb Steward recently announced the Heron Hall of Honor Class of 2016. In conjunction with the 35th anniversary of the Heron nickname, the Heron Society will celebrate eight legendary Herons on Saturday, Oct. 15 in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center. The ninth class to be inducted into the Ha...Foley '74 announces retirementhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19612Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26030.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> After 25 years as Athletic Director at the University of Florida, Jeremy N. Foley '74 announced that he will retire from his position on Oct. 1. Under Foley's leadership, Florida's teams have won 27 national titles and 130 Southeastern Conference titles during his tenure. In 2008, Foley was awarded the Hobart Medal of Excellence, the Hobart Alumni Associa...DeBolt receives Bob Kenworthy Awardhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19585Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res26010.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges Director of Athletic Communications Ken DeBolt was presented with the Bob Kenworthy Award at the Eastern College Athletic Conference-Sports Information Directors Association (ECAC-SIDA) Workshop on June 9 in Lancaster, Pa. Last year, DeBolt was honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) wi...