Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Athletics Newshttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/ Daily Updates from Hobart and William Smith Collegesen-usFri, 04 Sep 2015 16:59:25 GMTFri, 04 Sep 2015 16:59:25 GMTBlanding ’15 joins Hobart coaching staffhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19032Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24498.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart College Head Basketball Coach Tim Sweeney recently announced that Trey Blanding '15 will join his coaching staff for the 2015-16 season. He replaces Carl Wenzel, who retired from coaching earlier this year. "We are delighted to have Trey join our coaching staff," Sweeney said. "His toughness and leadership as a player will translate nicely as he ma...Statesmen open season with 2-1 win over Pioneershttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19033Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24500.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart College soccer team opened the 2015 season with a 2-1 win at Utica College tonight in a non-league game played at Charles A. Gaetano Stadium. Junior JP White led the Statesmen with two goals in the win. After a scoreless first half, White put Hobart on the board in the 50th minute. His first goal of the evening came off an assist from classmat...Buckley advances in NCAA Woman of the Year selection processhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18949Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24311.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> William Smith College soccer's Madeline Buckley '15 was one of a record 147 NCAA female student-athletes named 2015 Woman of the Year honorees by conference and independent schools. Buckley, the 2015 Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup collegiate recipient, and the other honorees were selected from a record 480 student-athletes nominated for the award. Now in it...Statesmen open the season at Utica on Tuesdayhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19024Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24480.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart College soccer team opens 2015 with a non-league game under the lights at Utica College on Sept. 1. Statesmen Head Coach Shawn Griffin, in his 16th year at the helm, welcomes back 21 student-athletes from last year's roster and adds nine newcomers to the squad. After taking on the Pioneers on Tuesday at 7 p.m., Hobart will travel to take part i...Hobart golf to host alumni and friends golf outinghttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19009Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24449.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart College golf team will host an alumni and friends golf outing on Friday, August 28, at Clifton Springs Country Club in Clifton Springs, New York. The two-man scramble is scheduled for a 10 a.m. start time and will pair an alum with a current member of the team. The cost of the golf outing will be $100 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, l...Kana hired as assistant sailing coachhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19010Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24451.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Hobart and William Smith Colleges Sailing Head Coach Scott Iklé '84 will welcome back Patrick Kana '12 as an assistant coach this season. "I'm looking forward to Patrick returning to campus," said Iklé. "Given his experience and expertise, he will be a great mentor for the younger student-athletes." A 2012 Hobart graduate and four-year member of the saili...Steward announces establishment of William Smith Athletics Endowment Fundhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=19005Sun, 23 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24443.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> In advance of the 35th anniversary of the Heron nickname, William Smith College Director of Athletics Deb Steward recently announced the creation of the William Smith Athletics Endowment Fund. The campaign is the first step toward providing important permanent financial support for the College's 12 varsity athletic teams. 35 Years As Herons"As we celebrat...Hobart earns 2015 GCAA Team Academic Awardhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18987Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24397.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The Hobart College golf team was one of 34 Division III teams to earn the 2015 Golf Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award. To qualify for the GCAA Team Academic Award, a college or university must submit the GPA of each player on its official squad list. Only those teams with a team GPA of 3.0 or higher are recognized. Less than 12 percent of...Calder ’79 co-authors “Women Play Lacrosse - A History of the International Field Game”http://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18988Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24399.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> Jim Calder '79, a member of the Hobart Athletics Hall of Fame and parent of two William Smith lacrosse players, is the co-author of a new book entitled "Women Play Lacrosse - A History of the International Field Game." Calder and co-author Ron Fletcher put together the first book that captures the 125-plus years of history of women's field lacrosse. It la...Herons begin 2015 ranked No. 10 in nationhttp://www.hws.edu/dailyupdate/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=18989Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT<img src="http://www.hws.edu/dailyUpdate/Resources/Res24401.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" /> The William Smith College soccer team will begin the 2015 season ranked No. 10 in the nation by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America in its preseason poll. The Herons finished 2014 with a 16-3-1 overall record. This is the eighth straight year the Herons have been ranked in the top 25 teams in the nation in the NSCAA's preseason poll. Last s...