Sports

Spotlight: Kristen Stacey

On Sunday, Sept. 22, Kristen Stacey ’16, of Ithaca, New York, scored the winning goal against Carroll University to secure a 1-0 victory for the Grinnell women’s soccer team. Stacey made the shot in the 38th minute, bringing her season total to three. Grinnell improved to 2-1 in the Midwest Conference and 5-3 overall. The…

Kickboxing Club Jabs Its Way to Grinnell

What if you found yourself suddenly under attack? How would you react? More importantly, how would you defend yourself? Fear not, for the kickboxing/self-defense club has a solution. According to the club leader, Jasmine Gerritsen ’16, the kickboxing/self-defense club is designed to teach the ways in which one can defend oneself. While kickboxing can conjure…

Spotlight: Michael Hurley

Second-year Michael Hurley is a regular starter and major contributor on Grinnell’s men’s soccer team. On Sunday, Sept. 8, he had three shots on goal as part of the Pioneers’ first season victory over Buena Vista University. The team’s current record is 2-4, coming off a 5-1 loss against Simpson College on Wednesday, Sept. 18….

Spotlight: Alex Plemmons

On Tuesday, Sept. 3, third-year Alex Plemmons, of Gross Ile, Mich. was named the Midwest Conference Women’s Golf Performer of the Week. This distinction was awarded after Plemmons scored 79, her personal best, in the second day of the Mount Mercy Fall Invitational on Aug. 31. Overall, she finished 12th out of more than 100…