Tag Archives: athletics

Tellem Fitness Center The fitness center has about 100 different workout options, including free weights, exercise bicycles and cardiovascular and strength training machines.

A Winning Combination

Upgraded facilities, state-of-the-art strength training and other enhancements have helped Haverford’s teams post impressive results in recent years. But the true measure of success for Athletics is reflected in how well the program allows students to excel in both sports … Continue reading

Women's Tennis Coach Ann Koger Under Koger's leadership, the women’s tennis team has an all-time record of 326-213.

A Winning Combination

“Many of my athletes are musicians, actors, singers, or are involved in community service. Nobody is just going to class, going to tennis and going home.”—Ann Koger, Head Women’s Tennis Coach and Associate Director of Athletics

Chris Tyson '13, Men's Squash Chris Tyson '13 has led the men's squash team in wins the past two seasons. Photo: David Sinclair.

Being a Student-Athlete

“I chose Haverford because it gave me an opportunity to pursue both my academic and athletic goals without compromising one for the other.” – Alex Spiliotes ’12, men’s squash

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 non-varsity sports.

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