On Saturday March 16th at around 9 AM the Seton Hill Women’s Lacrosse team suffered a fatal bus accident. Their pregnant coach and bus driver did not survive the crash. Of the 14 players injured, two remain in critical care in the hospital. THIS TUESDAY MARCH 19TH Bryn Mawr Women’s Lacrosse will be honoring the Seton Hill Women’s Lacrosse team. A moment of silence will be held at the start of the game and players from both Bryn Mawr and Arcadia will be wearing maroon and gold ribbons in honor of SHU. Please come out and show support for the victims of this horrific tragedy.
Last week Bryn Mawr SAAC had a group of athletes participate in a polar plunge to help raise money for the special olympics. All the athletes together raised over $900!!! Here is a link to the story on the BMC Athletics website!!
Did you know that the Bryn Mawr Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education has a great section on Bryn Mawr and athletics. Today we take such advantage of the opportunities available to us and forget that they were achievements in the fight for equality. Take a look at this link which has a brief look into the Athletic Association from more than a century ago!! Explore around for even more fun, interesting, and astounding achievements!!
With 20 seconds left in the game against Ursinus Nicolette scored on lay-up to give her a place as the 6th Bryn Mawr Basketball player to ever score 1000 points!!! Fans, teammates, and family filled the gym with cheers of excitement as they rose to their feet to give the junior a well deserved standing ovation Congrats to Parmese on this incredible personal milestone!!
http://athletics.brynmawr.edu/sports/wbkb/2012-13/releases/20130131_ursinus <–To read the official game summary click on the link to BMC athletics
Claudia Keep has set a new record for the 3k with a 10:29.42, more than eight seconds faster than the previous record held by Katie Weng!!
Sarajane Rodgers set the school’s record in the pentathlon with 1181 points at the Ursinus College Pentathlon Invite. The pentathlon is a five-event contest that is awarded points by your time/distance in each event which includes: 60m hurdles, high jump, long jump, shot put and 800m run.
Junior Nicolette Parmese (Basketball) netted a game-best 21 points against the McDaniel Green Terror.
Meredith Davis won two races at the Seven Sister’s Swim Meet in the 50 Free Style and the 100 Free Style giving her a place on the All-Seven Sisters Team
Congrats to these Owls and all winter athletes not listed. Keep up-to date on athletic news at the Bryn Mawr Athletic Website http://athletics.brynmawr.edu/landing/index