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The Elizabethtown College athletic program through the years: the 1960s

The Elizabethtown College athletic program through the years: the 1960s

Megan Piercy October 28, 2017 0

Elizabethtown College’s athletic program was off to a strong start in the fall of 1960 with the men’s soccer team winning its first national championship. The Blue Jays did not win the MAC championships

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Volleyball loses two in a row on the road during Landmark Conference Weekend

Volleyball loses two in a row on the road during Landmark Conference Weekend

Megan Piercy October 28, 2017 0

Saturday, Oct. 14, Elizabethtown College’s volleybal l team participated in a Landmark Conference Weekend hosted by Moravian College. The Blue Jays lost their matches to the University of Scranton and Susquehanna University, both undefeated

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Blue Jay athletes remain hard at work during Fall Break

Blue Jay athletes remain hard at work during Fall Break

Megan Piercy October 28, 2017 0

While many Elizabethtown College students went home for Fall Break last weekend, Blue Jay athletes remained hard at work competing over the long weekend. Although it fell to Catholic University last Saturday, the field

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The Elizabethtown College athletic program through the years: the 1950s

The Elizabethtown College athletic program through the years: the 1950s

Megan Piercy October 28, 2017 0

Elizabethtown College’s athletic program expanded throughout the 1950s, adding three new sports teams including field hockey, wrestling and cross country. The College also joined the NCAA in 1954 while remaining a member of the

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Volleyball team dominates at Lycoming Warrior Tip-Off Classic

Volleyball team dominates at Lycoming Warrior Tip-Off Classic

Megan Piercy October 28, 2017 0

Elizabethtown College’s volleyball team swept SUNY Canton and Misericordia University Saturday, Oct. 7 on the road at the Lycoming Warrior Tip-Off Classic. After snapping their seven-game winning-streak during their first Landmark Conference Weekend, the

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Volleyball dominates Arcadia Invitational, wins seventh in a row

Volleyball dominates Arcadia Invitational, wins seventh in a row

Megan Piercy October 28, 2017 0

The Elizabethtown College volleyball team is riding a six-game winning streak after defeating Rowan University, Washington College and Arcadia University at the Arcadia Invitational Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 23. Friday night, the

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The Elizabethtown College athletic program through the years: the 1940s

The Elizabethtown College athletic program through the years: the 1940s

Megan Piercy October 28, 2017 0

The improvement of Elizabethtown College’s Athletic Program reached a standstill as the United States entered World War II. Many college-aged people in the 1940s chose to enter into the military, stunting college enrollment and

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Men’s soccer team falls to Drew, loses Marshmallow Game

Men’s soccer team falls to Drew, loses Marshmallow Game

Megan Piercy October 28, 2017 0

The Elizabethtown College men’s soccer team, fighting until the last minute, lost their first Landmark Conference game 0-6 to Drew University. Holding Drew to two goals in the first period, junior goalie Brian Gately

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Volleyball defeats Cairn, sweeps Berks in home opener

Volleyball defeats Cairn, sweeps Berks in home opener

Megan Piercy September 21, 2017 0

The Elizabethtown College volleyball team swept Cairn University on the road last Thursday, Sept. 14. The Blue Jays took the first set 25-19 with 13 kills and a .320 hitting percentage. The second set

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The Elizabethtown College athletic program through the years: the 1930s

The Elizabethtown College athletic program through the years: the 1930s

Megan Piercy September 21, 2017 0

It was a slow start for Coach Ira R. Herr and the Elizabethtown College athletic department in the 1920s, but the program continued to grow and started to take shape throughout the 1930s. In

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