Tag Archives: athletics

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.

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

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.

Coach Ann Koger Under Koger's leadership, the women’s tennis team has an all-time record of 307-202.

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

Haverford cricket match Throughout the 19th century, cricket, with its particular emphasis upon ethics and sportsmanship, was a distinctive element in the social life of the Philadelphia area.

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.

The Fencing Salle The Andy Kates Fencing Salle is located on the second floor of the GIAC and features five fencing strips for varsity practice and instruction.

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