Tag Archives: athletics

An aerial view of a fencing tournament An aerial view of a fencing tournament held in Ryan gym, ca. early 1990s. Courtesy of College Archives.

Being a Student-Athlete

“To be a student-athlete is to be someone who sees the critical importance of the lessons learned both in the classroom and on the field. I truly believe that life rewards individuals who are hard-working, flexible, and capable of relating … Continue reading

Haverford College Softball Team The Softball team recently held a clinic to raise money for the American Cancer Society's StrikeOut Cancer initiative.

Softball at Haverford

“To me student-athlete means you have committed to a team and are accountable not only to yourself, but your teammates and coaches. Being an athlete is a time-consuming passion that is worth the extra hours you put in.“—Jordan Nieusma ’14, … Continue reading

Volleyball at Haverford The Fords were victorious over Frostburg State in this photo taken in the Calvin Gooding '84 Arena, September of 2012.

Being a Student-Athlete

“Haverford provided me with the opportunity to play competitive volleyball while still receiving a great education from one of the leading liberal arts colleges.”–Jenine Abbassi ’12, middle hitter

Haverford Cricket, 1896 Haverford's Cricket team, c. 1896. Courtesy College Archives.

Cricket

Cricket is Haverford’s oldest and most distinctive sport and was introduced by the English landscape architect who planned the campus in 1834, William Carvill.

Haverford Cricket, 1896 Haverford's Cricket team, c. 1896. Courtesy College Archives.

Cricket

Cricket is Haverford’s oldest and most distinctive sport and was introduced by the English landscape architect who planned the campus in 1834, William Carvill.

Volleyball at Haverford The Fords were victorious over Frostburg State in this photo taken in the Calvin Gooding '84 Arena, September of 2012.

Being a Student-Athlete

“Haverford provided me with the opportunity to play competitive volleyball while still receiving a great education from one of the leading liberal arts colleges.”–Jenine Abbassi ’12, middle hitter

Emily Dix Emily Dix '12, the Equestrian Club's former Haverford liaison, takes a jump. The Bi-Co group has access to a fully equipped barn and private riding lessons.

Nonvarsity Sports

From Ultimate to ice hockey, badminton to crew, Haverford student-athletes find some serious fun playing all kinds of nonvarsity sports.

haverford-college-field-hockey The National Field Hockey Coaches Association released its national rankings with Haverford College earning its way into the Penn Monto / NFHCA Division III top 20.

Being a Student-Athlete

“While many colleges have honor codes, none seem to have an honor code that is as important to the students, faculty, and staff as Haverford’s honor code.” —Roxanne Jaffe ’12, sweeper

An aerial view of a fencing tournament An aerial view of a fencing tournament held in Ryan gym, ca. early 1990s. Courtesy of College Archives.

Being a Student-Athlete

“To be a student-athlete is to be someone who sees the critical importance of the lessons learned both in the classroom and on the field. I truly believe that life rewards individuals who are hard-working, flexible, and capable of relating … Continue reading