Sports

Women’s Basketball Season Preview

With a new head coach and young team consisting of seven first-years, three sophomores, three juniors and only one senior, this season marks for a fresh start for women’s basketball at Grinnell. Head coach Dana Harrold, who previously served as an assistant coach at the University of Dubuque since 2006, has been impressed with the…

Canady, Burnell to XC Nationals

It was another beautiful weekend for the cross country team as captains Frank Canady and Sarah Burnell, both ’14, repeated as qualifiers for the Division III National Cross Country Championships, which will be hosted in Hanover, Indiana on Saturday, November 23. Canady and Burnell placed 10th and 12th, respectively, at the Central Region Championships at…

Spotlight: Andrew Clark

On Saturday, Nov. 16, Grinnell’s football team ended their season against Cornell College, finishing with a 2-7 record in Midwest Conference play. Andrew Clark ’14 tied Matt Johnston ’01 for the Grinnell College football program record for career interceptions, with 14. Clark also finished the game with 13 tackles, a game high for the Pioneers….

Taylor Hits Century Mark Again

3.75 points per minute. That’s the rate at which Jack Taylor ’15 scored for each of the 29 minutes he played on Sunday, Nov. 17 when the Pioneers beat Crossroads College 173-123. His total of 109 points placed him third on the NCAA basketball record board for most points in a single game, only behind…

Women’s Soccer Season Comes to an End

The women’s soccer season came to an end on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the 2013 Midwest Conference Tournament. The fourth-seeded Grinnell team was matched against number one-seeded St. Norbert College in the first round, resulting in a 1-3 loss that sent the Pioneers home. Grinnell’s single goal was scored by Patty Murphy-Geiss ’14 on a…

Spotlight: Kevin Bennett

On Saturday, Nov. 9, Grinnell’s men’s swimming and diving team won their season opener against Luther College. Kevin Bennett ’16 won in four events throughout the meet. In individual events, Bennett won the 200 freestyle (1:48.50) and the 100 freestyle (49.59). Bennett, alongside Michael Brus ’14, Ben Weideman ’15, Dylan Gray ’14 and Kyren DiMarzio…

Keith Chamberlain ’08 Update

The basketball career of Keith Chamberlain ’08 was highlighted in Steve Yang’s ’17 “Basketball Alum Shoots for NBA D-League”, published in the S&B on Friday, Oct. 11. As stated in the article, Chamberlain tried out for the Iowa Energy—a team in the National Basketball Association’s Development League—and at the time of writing was waiting to…