July 21, 2011
2010-11 Outdoor Track and Field Year in Review
With 25th year head coach Christina Lee leading the way, the Mount Holyoke outdoor track and field team took part in six meets in the spring of 2011. The Lyons earned the NEWMAC Sportsmanship Award for the third time in program history. Senior Jacinta Edebeli set the tone for the team with her outstanding all-around results.
July 21, 2011
2010-11 Indoor Track and Field Year in Review
Under the direction of 25th year head coach Christina Lee at the helm, the Mount Holyoke indoor track and field team competed in five events during the 2010-11 season. Leading the way for the Lyons were senior Jacinta Edebeli and sophomore Maddie Ballon, who each qualified for the New England Division III Championships.
May 11, 2011
Seniors Honored at Scholar Athlete Reception
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.
May 7, 2011
Four Lyons Take Part in New England Division III Championships
Sophomore Angelica Pascual, senior Jacinta Edebeli, junior Gizelle Fletcher and sophomore Maddie Ballon represented Mount Holyoke at the New England Division III Championships this weekend.
May 5, 2011
Awards Handed Out at Annual Athletics Banquet
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.
May 5, 2011
NEWMAC Announces Spring Academic All-Conference Squads
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.
May 3, 2011
Track and Field Team Claims NEWMAC Sportsmanship Award For Third Time
For the third time in five years, Mount Holyoke has earned the NEWMAC Sportsmanship Award. The league office recently announced all of its postseason award winners for the 2011 season. Mount Holyoke also received the Sportsmanship Award in 2007 and 2009. Senior Jacinta Edebeli was named to the All-Conference First Team after winning the shot put.
April 25, 2011
Jacinta Edebeli Picks Up Lyon of the Week Award
Track and field team member Jacinta Edebeli has earned the Lyon of the Week award for the week of April 18-24 after her outstanding performance in the heptathlon at the Aloha Relays over the weekend. The senior racked up 3,400 points on her way to a second place finish in the seven event competition.
April 23, 2011
Edebeli Leads the Way For Track and Field at Aloha Relays
A total of nine Lyons earned points this weekend at Bowdoin College’s Aloha Relays. Mount Holyoke took sixth place overall with their score of 24 points. In addition, senior Jacinta Edebeli grabbed second place in the heptathlon.
April 19, 2011
Lyon of the Week Award Goes to Angelica Pascual
Sophomore track and field team member Angelica Pascual has earned the Lyon of the Week award for the week of April 11-17 after her impressive performance at the Eastern Connecticut State Invitational on Friday. Her most impressive performance came in the 200-meter dash, where she claimed top honors with a time of 27.89.
April 15, 2011
Pascual and Dahbura Pace Track and Field at Eastern Connecticut Invitational
Mount Holyoke took part in the fourth annual Eastern Connecticut State Invitational today at the Mansfield Athletic Complex. Sophomore Angelica Pascual took home top honors in the 200-meter dash with a time of 27.89, while first year Julianna Dahbura won the long jump with a distance of 4.74 meters.
April 9, 2011
Outdoor Track & Field Competes in George Davis Invitational
Mount Holyoke competed in the annual George Davis Invitational today at UMass Lowell. A total of 23 teams from around the region participated in the non-scoring competition. Sophomore Angelica Pascual highlighted the day for the Lyons with her ninth place finish in the 100-meter dash.
April 6, 2011
Mount Holyoke Celebrates National Student-Athlete Day in Style
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.
April 2, 2011
Snow Causes Cancellation of Pioneer Valley Invitational
Tomorrow's Pioneer Valley Track and Field Invitational has been cancelled due to the snowstorm that blanketed much of New England yesterday. The meet, which was slated to take place at Smith, will not be rescheduled. Mount Holyoke will be off until next Saturday, when it competes in the George Davis Invitational at UMass Lowell.
March 28, 2011
2011 Spring Schedules Now Available
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.
March 26, 2011
Outdoor Track & Field Opens Season at Jerry Gravel Classic
Mount Holyoke kicked off its 2011 slate at with a 14th place finish at the Jerry Gravel Classic today. Senior Jacinta Edebeli recorded points in the 200-meter dash (fifth), the 100-meter dash (sixth) and the javelin (seventh). Junior Bree Hollinger grabbed third place in the high jump, while sophomore Maddie Ballon took eighth in the pole vault.
March 3, 2011
Mount Holyoke Named a 2011 Best Value College
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.
February 19, 2011
Indoor Track and Field Places at New England Division III Championships
Jacinta Edebeli led Mount Holyoke to a 22nd place finish at the New England Division III Championships today. In addition to grabbing eighth place with a toss of 11.75 meters in the shot put, the senior competed in three other events.
February 12, 2011
Edebeli Turns In Another Strong Performance at MIT Invitational
Jacinta Edebeli enjoyed another outstanding day for Mount Holyoke at the MIT Coed Invitational. In addition to grabbing first place in the 55-meter dash, she also qualified for the NCAA Division III New England Regional Championships with her winning time in the 200-meter dash (27.38). The senior added a second place result in the shot put (10.87 meters).
February 8, 2011
Indoor Track and Field's Jacinta Edebeli Tabbed as Lyon of the Week
Jacinta Edebeli has earned the Lyon of the Week award for the week of January 31 - February 6 after leading the indoor track and field team to a fourth place finish at the Smith College Tartan Invitational on Saturday. The senior figured in on 20 points and qualified for the New England Division III New England Regional Championships in a pair of events.
February 5, 2011
Edebeli Leads Indoor Track and Field to Fourth Place at Smith Tartan Invitational
Led by Jacinta Edebeli, Mount Holyoke grabbed fourth place at the Smith College Tartan Invitational today. The senior figured in on 20 points and qualified for the New England Division III New England Regional Championships in a pair of events.
January 29, 2011
Indoor Track and Field Competes in Southern Maine Invitational
Mount Holyoke grabbed sixth place at the Southern Maine Invitational this afternoon. A total of five Lyons earned points. Leading the way was senior Jacinta Edebeli, who grabbed second place in the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.66 and sixth place in the shot put with a toss of 10.58 meters.
December 4, 2010
Indoor Track and Field Opens 2010-11 Slate at Smith Winter Classic
The Mount Holyoke indoor track and field team kicked off its 2010-11 slate at the non-scoring Smith College Winter Classic today. Highlighting the day for the Lyons was sophomore Maddie Ballon, who grabbed first place in the pole vault. In addition to tying her school record with her height of 2.75 meters, she also qualified for the NCAA Division III New England Regional Championships.
November 15, 2010
2010-11 Winter Schedules Released
The Mount Holyoke Department of Athletics has unveiled schedules for each of its winter teams. Printable copies of the schedules are available for download here. Teams included are basketball, squash, swimming and diving and indoor track and field.
September 30, 2010
SAAC Releases 2010-11 Game of the Week Schedule
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!