During the past year, your gifts to William Smith Athletics made a difference in countless ways. We hope you will enjoy the gallery of images that represent just a fraction of the collective impact of your gifts.
The HWS Sailing team at the Marchiando Cup on the Charles River in Boston, Mass. Hobart and William Smith Colleges 25-year veteran Head Sailing Coach Scott Iklé '84 was recently named the 2018 Sail1Design/Gill Coach of the Year.
Members of the William Smith sailing team gather for a photo after winning the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association Women's Championship in Norfolk, Va. It was the Herons' fourth MAISA Women's Championship. The Herons went on to a program best third place finish at the national championships.
All-American Evie Manning '18 led the Herons to Liberty League regular season and tournament championships and a berth in the NCAA tournament before falling in the third round.
Nationally ranked Heron lacrosse, Liberty League regular season and tournament champions, advanced to NCAA second round.
The young William Smith hockey program continued its upward trajectory with a 16-6-4 overall record. Head Coach Jaime Totten was tabbed the UCHC Coach of the Year.
Michaelann Denton '18 plays one of the first matches hosted at the newly renovated HWS Tennis Center.
William Smith harriers get off to a quick start during the Cross Country Only Conference Championship at Seneca Lake State Park.
Geneva native Mia Morrison, pictured driving the ball toward the hoop, led the Herons in scoring and rebounding during the 2017-2018 season.
All-American Hannah Wood '18 puts a shot on goal during the Herons’ game against SUNY Oswego. The goal solidified Wood as the Herons' all-time leading scorer with 90 goals, just the second player in William Smith history to join the 200-point club.
Gabby Fraser '20 practices in the Dr. Frank P. Smith '36 Squash Center. The 2018 Liberty League Player of the Year, Fraser was a team best 16-6 this season.
Members of the William Smith Swimming and Diving team wear pink swim caps during practice to show their support of breast cancer awareness month
Lindsay Brown '19 tees off during the William Smith Invitational in Clifton Springs, N.Y.
Beth Mowins, play-by-play announcer and sports journalist for ESPN and CBS, interviews William Smith Athletic Director Deb Steward at the Women Leaders National Convention in Dallas, Texas. (photo by Madi Osias/Women Leaders in College Sports)
The William Smith College rowing team traverses Seneca Lake at sunset.
Dr. Tiff Jones ’99 (front, right), Owner of X-Factor Performance Consulting, gathers for a group photo with Heron athletes following a workshop on the mental aspects of performance and leadership skills as part of the Heron Peak Performance Plan.