10 o’clock List: Little Known Facts About Kenyon’s Athletes

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These Lords are hiding some pretty big secrets.

Kenyon’s athletes are cool, we get it. The Women’s Lacrosse team routinely kicks booty. The Men’s Swim Team has proven their worth for the 34th year in a row. Even though you know their stats, you definitely don’t know these fun facts about your student athletes.

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Coach Profile: Doug Misarti

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Doug Misarti, the head coach of the Kenyon College Men’s Lacrosse team, has dedicated himself to the game since his playing days at Washington College and Drew University, Before coming to Kenyon in 2008, Misarti spent eight years coaching at Steven’s Institute of Technology. We reached out to Coach Misarti to learn a little more about him. Continue reading

Weekend Sports Roundup

Tierney McClure '16

Tierney McClure ’16

We can take two things away from this weekend’s results: One, that Wabash College really enjoys crushing Kenyon’s hopes and dreams, and two, that the swim team is as good as ever.  Here’s what happened:

Tuesday:

Women’s Soccer at Denison University: WIN 1-0

Wednesday:

Men’s Soccer at Denison University: WIN 1-0

Volleyball vs. The College of Wooster: Loss 0-3 Continue reading

Reflecting on Lords, Ladies and What Mascots Mean

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Via thebuckeyebattlecry.com

Kenyon has a long, tangled past with the British elite. Philander Chase went to philanthropic members of England’s peerage in order to secure funds for his institution of higher learning. Through these debts we found the name of our school, our town and our mascots. But all past events have modern ramifications, and while I appreciate the history of our mascots, I also worry about the message they send to the larger community as a whole. Continue reading

Weekend Sports Update

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It was a very busy weekend for Kenyon athletes. Cross country had its conference championships, while women’s soccer ended its season on a high note with a dramatic win in double overtime. Here are all the results, from on the hill and beyond.

Saturday, Nov. 2

Women’s Soccer: home vs. Oberlin College; W 1-0 (2 OT)

Men’s Cross Country: at the North Coast Athletic Conference championships (in Meadville, Pa.); 6th place (out of 10 teams) Continue reading