• Mount Holyoke Athletics Unveils Facebook Page
    August 08, 2011
    Mount Holyoke Athletics is now on Facebook! Our page will allow fans to stay up-to-date and share information about their favorite teams on a daily basis. "Like" us today at facebook.com/mhclyons.
  • 2010-11 Crew Year in Review
    July 05, 2011
    Under the direction of longtime head coach Jeanne Friedman, the Mount Holyoke crew team posted outstanding results in 2010-11. Leading the way were seniors Cleo Schneider and Robyn Kranzler, who were each named to the NEWMAC All-Conference Team.
  • Crew Newsletter: Spring 2011
    June 09, 2011
    The latest edition of the crew team's newsletter is loaded with photos and highlights from the spring season. Get a sneak peak of next year's fall schedule and learn more about the program's 35th Anniversary Celebration.
  • Schneider Selected to ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championship All-Conference Team
    May 31, 2011
    For the second year in a row, Mount Holyoke College crew team member Cleo Schneider has been named to the ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championships All-Conference Team. The recent graduate helped her team to an 11th place finish earlier this month.
  • Twelve Lyons Named to ECAC/NIRC All-Academic Team
    May 31, 2011
    Emily Carol, Natalie Glines, Deanna Hart, Atma Khalsa, Emily Forgione, Sarah Friedman, Fan-Jean Liu, Iliana Paul, Sarah Poniros, Anne Preston, Stephanie Roses and Cleo Schneider were honored by the ECAC for their achievements both in the classroom and on the water.
  • Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Announces 2011 Scholar Athletes
    May 25, 2011
    Emily Carol, Sarah Champion, Emily Forgione, Sarah Friedman, Fan-Jean Liu, Iliana Paul, Anne Preston and Cleo Schneider were honored by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association for their achievements both on the water and in the classroom .
  • Seniors Honored at Scholar Athlete Reception
    May 11, 2011
    Prior to the annual athletics awards celebration last Thursday, 24 Mount Holyoke seniors representing 12 teams were honored as part of the College's third annual Scholar Athlete Reception. The recognition event highlighted those student-athletes who have excelled both on the field and in the classroom.
  • Crew Wraps Up Season at ECAC National Invitational Collegiate Regatta
    May 08, 2011
    Mount Holyoke closed out its 2010-11 season with an 11th place finish at the ECAC National Invitational Collegiate Regatta today. A total of 21 programs from around the region participated in the event on Lake Quinsigamond. Mount Holyoke’s three varsity boats, as well as its novice boat competed.
  • Awards Handed Out at Annual Athletics Banquet
    May 05, 2011
    The Mount Holyoke Department of Athletics hosted its annual awards celebration this evening in Chapin Auditorium. Individuals from all 14 varsity teams were honored. Volleyball player Kara Neidhardt served as the event’s emcee. Rider Lindsay Sceats earned the prestigious Alumnae Association Scholar-Athlete Award.
  • NEWMAC Announces Spring Academic All-Conference Squads
    May 05, 2011
    The NEWMAC recently announced its 2011 Spring Academic All-Conference Teams. Twenty Mount Holyoke student-athletes were recognized for their achievements in their respective sports as well as in the classroom. Academic All-Conference Teams were selected for the sports of crew, track and field and lacrosse.
  • Crew Takes Part in New England Rowing Championships
    April 30, 2011
    Mount Holyoke competed in the New England Rowing Championships today at Lake Quinsigamond. All three varsity eight boats, as well as the novice boat, participated for the Lyons.
  • Trio of Rowers Earn NEWMAC All-Conference Accolades
    April 20, 2011
    After taking home fourth place at the NEWMAC Championship on Saturday, three members of Mount Holyoke’s crew team were named to All-Conference Teams. Representing the Lyons on the varsity squad were seniors Robyn Kranzler and Cleo Schneider. First year Kristen Therrien earned novice team accolades.
  • Crew Takes Fourth at NEWMAC Championship
    April 16, 2011
    Mount Holyoke grabbed fourth place at the NEWMAC Championship this morning on Lake Quinsigamond. Wellesley claimed top honors at the event for the first time since 2003. The Blue crossed the line first in both the varsity eight and novice eight races.
  • Mount Holyoke Athletes Honored for Leadership and Academic Excellence
    April 12, 2011
    Four Mount Holyoke student-athletes were honored at the annual Celebration of Student Leadership and Academic Excellence last night. During the campus wide event, students and recent graduates were recognized for their leadership as demonstrated through academic excellence, community service and outstanding accomplishment.
  • Crew Enjoys Outstanding Day on Lake Quinsigamond
    April 10, 2011
    Mount Holyoke posted outstanding results on Lake Quinsigamond today. In addition to taking top honors in the first varsity race, the Lyons also clocked the top time in the novice race. They were joined in the competition by Simmons, Union, Franklin and Marshall, Clark and UMass Lowell.
  • Crew Faces Off Against Smith, Trinity and Holy Cross
    April 09, 2011
    Mount Holyoke faced off against Smith, Trinity and Holy Cross today on Lake Quinsigamond. Trinity grabbed top honors in each of the races. Mount Holyoke finished fourth in the first and second varsity eight races. The Lyons occupied the third and fifth positions in the novice race.
  • Mount Holyoke Celebrates National Student-Athlete Day in Style
    April 06, 2011
    Hundreds of Mount Holyoke athletes gathered on Skinner Green this afternoon for a flash mob to celebrate National Student-Athlete Day. Members of both varsity and club sports participated in the event, which was designed to showcase the unity that exists among athletes across campus.
  • Community Boathouse Featured in Athletic Administration Magazine
    April 04, 2011
    The Mount Holyoke Community Boathouse was recently featured in Athletic Administration magazine's annual facilities showcase. Included in the issue were 13 facilities from around the country that have been built or significantly renovated within the past year.
  • Crew Kicks Off Spring Slate Against Tufts, Simmons and Vermont
    April 02, 2011
    Mount Holyoke kicked off its spring slate against Tufts, Simmons and the Vermont today on the Malden River. Over the course of the day, the Lyons competed in seven races, with all five boats taking part. Mount Holyoke's first varsity eight boat defeated Tufts, while its first novice eight boat topped both Tufts and Simmons.
  • 2011 Spring Schedules Now Available
    March 28, 2011
    The Mount Holyoke Department of Athletics has unveiled schedules for each of its spring teams. Printable copies of the schedules are available for download here. Teams included are lacrosse, tennis, riding, golf, crew and outdoor track and field.
  • Mount Holyoke Named a 2011 Best Value College
    March 03, 2011
    Mount Holyoke is once again one of the nation's 50 "Best Value" private colleges and universities, according to the Princeton Review. The educational services company teamed with USA Today to present the list of "The Princeton Review Best Value Colleges for 2011" on February 22. The list features 100 schools in all - 50 private and 50 public colleges and universities.
  • Catch Up With the Crew Team - Fall Newsletter
    December 03, 2010
    Head Coach Jeanne Friedman recaps the fall and looks forward to the spring in the latest installment of her Friends of Rowing Newsletter. Did you know that the Mount Holyoke crew program will be celebrating its 35th Anniversary in 2011? Festivities are slated for September 17 and 18. Find out more inside.
  • 2010 Seven Sisters Crew Regatta
    October 30, 2010
    For the second season in a row, Wellesley College secured top honors at the annual Seven Sisters Championship Regatta. The Blue piled up 34 points en route to their third overall title. This season’s event was hosted by Mount Holyoke College on the Connecticut River. The Lyons finished in fourth place overall.
  • Mount Holyoke Set to Host 2010 Seven Sisters Championship Regatta
    October 29, 2010
    Mount Holyoke will host the 2010 Seven Sisters Championship Regatta on Saturday in South Hadley, Mass. Bryn Mawr College, Smith College, Simmons College and Wellesley College will join the Lyons on the Connecticut River beginning at 10:10 a.m.
  • Crew Competes in Head of the Charles Regatta
    October 24, 2010
    The Mount Holyoke crew team participated in the 46th annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Massachusetts today. A total of 55 races took place on the Charles River on Saturday and Sunday. Mount Holyoke’s varsity eight boat participated in the Collegiate Eights Division. Facing off against 30 teams from around the country, the Lyons posted a 13th place result. Among the 21 Division III teams in the field, they finished 10th.
  • Crew Participates in New Hampshire Championships Regatta
    October 16, 2010
    The Mount Holyoke College crew team continued the fall portion of its schedule at the New Hampshire Championships Regatta today. A total of seven boats represented the Lyons at the event, which took place on the Merrimack River.
  • Crew Kicks Off 2010-11 Campaign at Snake Regatta
    October 09, 2010
    he Mount Holyoke crew team kicked off its 2010-11 season at the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta today in Worcester, Mass. A total of six boats represented the Lyons at the competition, which took place on Lake Quinsigamond. Mount Holyoke’s first varsity eight boat took home sixth place in its race, crossing the line in 17:47.550.
  • Rain Causes Cancellation of Valley Regatta
    October 02, 2010
    The Mount Holyoke crew team will have to wait until next Saturday to kick off its 2010-11 campaign. Today's Valley Regatta was cancelled due to poor river conditions. The event was slated to take place on the Connecticut River, but heavy rainfall over the past few days caused water levels to rise drastically. Mount Holyoke is slated to compete in the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta next Saturday in Worcester, Mass. The Lyons recorded a first place finish at the event last fall.
  • SAAC Releases 2010-11 Game of the Week Schedule
    September 30, 2010
    The Mount Holyoke Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) has released its 2010-11 Game of the Week schedule. Please make every effort to attend the following events. They have been identified as the most interesting and important contests of the season. Bring your friends, come with your team and have a great time! The SAAC will be hosting fun events during each one of these contests. See you there!
  • Crew Team Member Liz Bernal Talks Training in "Rowing News"
    September 21, 2010
    Everyone calls rowing a “mental sport” yet most of the training we do focuses on the physical. Mount Holyoke crew head coach Jeanne Friedman believes it should be the other way around. Heading into her 20th year with the Lyons, Friedman works as much on her athletes’ minds as their bodies. Through such training, she has been able to break through her athletes perceived mental barriers and create championship crews.
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