Weekend Sports Roundup


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While the Kenyon community came together in the Kenyon Athletic Center to celebrate the inauguration of President Sean Decatur, the Lords and Ladies continued plugging away in the frigid fall air. Here’s how they fared over the weekend.

Friday, Oct. 25

Women’s Swimming: at Ohio State University; L 99-191

Men’s Swimming: at Ohio State University; L 101-186

Volleyball: home vs. Oberlin College; L 2-3 Continue reading

Weekend Sports Roundup


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It was a very weird weekend weather-wise. Despite what Mother Nature threw their way, the Lords and Ladies brought home quite a few wins and impressive performances over the weekend. Here are the results:

Friday, October 4

Golf: at the Owens Community College Fall Invitational; 6th place out of 14 teams

Women’s Cross Country: at the All-Ohio Championship; 4th place out of 21 Division III teams

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Weekend Sports Roundup


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It was a weekend full of mostly conference competition for your Lords and Ladies as they continued their respective fall seasons. Here are the results.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Football: home vs. DePauw University; W 28-26

Women’s Soccer: home vs. DePauw University; L 1-2 (2OT)

Men’s Soccer: at DePauw University; T 0-0 (2OT)

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Do it today: Lords Football vs. Allegheny

I really hope not.

Update: Kenyon defeated Allegheny 20-7 and advanced to 5-3 overall and 4-1 in the NCAC.

There are only two home football games left this year. There are three total games. Currently, the Kenyon Lords are 4-3. If Kenyon College football wins its next three games, it will be the first time the football team has ended a season with seven wins since 1984, when current WashU Bears coach Larry Kindbom in his second season as Kenyon’s head coach led the Lords to all the gridiron glory they could find in and around Gambier. Before Kindbom, the Lords had only achieved seven wins three times—once in 1901 with coach John Eckstorm and twice in 1972 and 1976 with Phil Morse. On average, Kenyon Lords football wins seven games once every 27 years. But hey, at least the rarity of a Kenyon football seven-win season isn’t anywhere close to the Chicago Cubs 104 year World Series victory drought. A word to the wise: the Cubs’ inability to clinch is often capable of providing comfort in times of athletically-related distress.

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