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After a life-changing arm and neck injury, former Heron rower Hannah Bilton ’22 is now coxswain for the Statesmen. A triple major in international relations, biology and political science, Bilton reflects on her shift from the Herons to the Statesmen. When did you start coxswaining? In the summer before my senior year, there came a point

One of the Herons top athletes, Madeline Buckley’15 has been named head coach of women’s soccer at Macalester College. Currently serving as the top assistant soccer at Bowdoin College, Madeline Buckley ’15 was recently announced as the next head coach of the women’s soccer team at Macalester College. As a Heron, Buckley had a decorated career

Excavation and construction began this summer at the site of the Miltenberger and Bennett-Hooper Rowing Center. The Statesmen and Herons crew teams are consistently among the best in the nation, and with a new facility on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal, Hobart and William Smith rowers will soon have a show-stopping boathouse and training center to match

On his podcast, Guys Talking Yoga, Derek Vanderwarker ’96 interviewed Dan Bornstein, Ph.D. ’95, a health and exercise science expert at The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. Launched in 2021, Guys Talking Yoga is a podcast featuring informative, entertaining, short-form interviews with men sharing their yogic path to encourage more men to embrace

At home on Wednesday, the second-ranked William Smith College soccer team rolled to a 10-0 win over Oneonta, Hobart soccer dominated Keuka in a 1-0 contest, and William Smith field hockey topped St. John Fisher 5-4 in double overtime. On Cozzens Field, William Smith College senior forward Julia Keogh had a career day, finishing the soccer game

William Smith College lacrosse defender Mekayla Montgomery is the Liberty League’s nominee for the prestigious NCAA Women of the Year Award. As the Liberty League’s Female Scholar Athlete of the Year, she was voted as the conference’s Woman of the Year nominee by the league’s athletic directors. Last Wednesday, the NCAA announced the 154 conference honorees for

Hobart and William Smith Colleges have announced plans to add 12 new sports—six for men and six for women—over the next five years. They will join the Colleges’ existing 23 sports to raise the total offerings to 35, providing students a greater variety of opportunities to participate in athletics at the varsity level. New sports

The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association announced its 2020-21 academic award winners today. William Smith College was one of 285 schools across NCAA Divisions I, II and III, and NAIA to merit the IWLCA Academic Honor Squad award. In addition, 11 Herons earned a spot on the IWLCA Division III Academic Honor Roll. To be

The William Smith College soccer team will begin the 2021 season ranked second in the United Soccer Coaches poll which was released this afternoon. It’s the 13th consecutive season that the Herons have been ranked in the coach’s association preseason poll. Due to the pandemic, William Smith was limited to a pair of scrimmages during

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association honored members of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges tennis teams by naming them scholar-athletes. The Herons were also named a 2021 Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team. In order to receive the designation of All-Academic Team, a team must hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or higher on a