The Purple Knights began rebuilding in 1976 with head coach Tom Obbagy '72 now at the helm, as eight student-athletes who had not been members of the program the prior year were rostered, including Joan Reiss '79, the Purple Knights' lone female runner.
Men's ice hockey senior Brandon Mitchell (North Scituate, R.I./Pomfret School) is a prime example of one person's ability to effect change, serving all four years in the Saint Michael's College Student Government Association (SGA), including three among the leadership of the executive board.
Saint Michael's College's annual Alumni & Family Week began Tuesday, and we take a glance at student-athlete alumni who continue making headlines even after their time on campus.
Cross country would have a huge impact in Joe St. Cyr’s final years, taking life in stride with his girlfriend, Jordan Foulds '19, a former cross country runner herself for Saint Michael's College.
On August 18, Rachel Smith, 19, headed out for seven miles on the Big Otter Trail in the HaDaRonDah Wilderness Area, a trail she’s run dozens of times in her hometown of Old Forge, New York, tucked away in the Adirondacks.
Saint Michael's College women's cross country alumna Jordan Foulds '19 is amid a 100-day running challenge geared toward raising awareness about epilepsy in memory of her late boyfriend, Joe St. Cyr, who died following an epileptic seizure last Nov. 2, two days shy of his 24th birthday.
A large contingent of Saint Michael's College students who studied away from campus in various corners of the world during the 2019-20 school year were members of varsity athletic programs, as 25 student-athletes took advantage of the opportunity through the College's Study Abroad Office.
Saint Michael's College had 255 student-athletes qualify for the Northeast-10 Conference Academic Honor Roll for the spring semester, including 41 that posted a 4.0 grade-point average last term.
Forty-two Saint Michael's College student-athletes were inducted into 12 different academic honor societies during the 2019-20 school year, including two into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and largest academic honor society.
Saint Michael's College women's cross country head coach Molly Peters introduced 11 newcomers to the school and program on Friday, including 10 first-years and one transfer.