Sports Wrap

“This was a totally unbelievable team effort throughout. These kids never stopped believing. … I’m so, so proud of this team—their spirit and determination was inspiring.”

Women’s tennis head coach Alison Swain ’01 after the Ephs defeated Amherst 5-2 to capture the 2009 NCAA Championship. The win avenges the women’s title-match loss to the Lord Jeffs a decade ago.

“Given that she’s a young woman just out of college and from a small program like ours, it has been an absolute pleasure for me to watch Katherine’s trajectory and how she has applied maturity and discipline to her journey.”

Women’s crew head coach and CRCA Coach of the Year Justin Moore on Katherine Robinson ’09, who won a silver medal with the U.S. lightweight quad at the U-23 World Rowing Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. Moore recently led the U.S. women’s 8 to the gold at the World Rowing Junior Championships.

“It was a weekend of great riding and spectacular scenery, and we navigated more than 150 miles.”

Alumni cycling weekend organizer Lew Fisher ’89, director of major reunion giving programs, on the 30 Ephs who spent three days together in July cycling the Berkshires, southern Vermont and western New York from a base on campus.