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.

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

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