College announces 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame class

December 12, 2012 | 2013
Lisa Cromwell Conley ’98 remembers attending an Athletics Hall of Fame banquet when she was a student-athlete at Marietta College and being impressed by their careers — both at Marietta and after they graduated.
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Erika Gill ’15

September 19, 2012 | 2012
When Erika Gill ’15 stepped onto Marietta’s campus for her first days of college, she never imagined that her first year would see goals, both new and lifelong, already achieved. A Middle Childhood Education major, Gill has dreamed of being a teacher since the first grade, drawing her inspiration from the teachers who’ve led her here. By her...
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Winter Weekend returns to campus Jan. 20-21

January 10, 2017 | Winter Weekend
The highlight event of Winter Weekend is always the induction of the Athletic Hall of Fame class, but there are multiple other reasons to trek back to Marietta College for the annual celebration that is being held on January 20-21. Brandee Norris, Executive Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement, said the emphasis is on alumni who...
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Prominent expert on gender violence to speak at Marietta College

March 13, 2012 | news2012
There is no shortage of statistics to be found illustrating how prevalent gender violence is in today’s society. An upcoming lecturer will go beyond the numbers to talk about roles men and women can play to prevent those assaults from happening in the first place.
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McCoy Scholar finds comfort, fun challenges at Marietta College

December 9, 2016 | McCoy Scholar
Lily Riffle ’20 understands pain. Excruciating pain. In middle school, her older brother, Julian, died at the age of 22. During the first two years of high school, she missed weeks of classes because of an illness. And just when everything seemed to be fine, her life was shattered again. “She’s a tough cookie,” says Andra Riffle, Lily’s...
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Midnight Madness to be streamed live on the web

October 13, 2011 | news2011
For the many Marietta College fans who can’t make it to Fenton Court to take in the fun and excitement of this year’s Midnight Madness, well, there’s good news. The College is going to stream the entire event live, including the unveiling of last season’s Championship Banners. You will be able to begin viewing the webcast around 11:15 p.m.,...
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Athletic Training alumna transitions from grad school to AFL

September 22, 2016 | Achievement
Aimee Cline ‘14 wasn’t new to football. She had experience working with football players as a student athletic trainer at Marietta, and she interned for Sports International, which allowed her to work with the NFL’s New York Jets and Giants. But her first day as an athletic trainer with the Arena Football League’s Cleveland Gladiators — the...
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Campus community celebrates baseball's national championship from a distance

June 1, 2011 | National Champs
It took a little longer than expected but by day’s end the Marietta College Pioneers clinched the 2011 Division III World Series Championship, besting Chapman University Panthers 18-5.
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Chi Omega senior, Pioneer football player named 2016 Homecoming royalty

October 15, 2016 | Homecoming
Chi Omega sorority senior Amy Castle ’17 (Columbus, Ohio) and Marietta senior defensive lineman Aaron Johnson ’17 (Rex, Georgia) were named the 2016 Homecoming queen and king during halftime of Marietta College's victory over Wilmington Saturday afternoon at Don Drumm Stadium. They were crowned by President William N. Ruud and his wife, Judy...
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Support the Pioneers: Get your printable cheer card now

March 10, 2011 | 2011
So you can't make it to Wooster's Timken Gymnasium on Friday to watch Marietta College play in its first ever NCAA Division III "Sweet 16?"   No problem. Show your support by downloading a Let's Go Pios printable cheer card.   Put it on the window at your office, or in a window of your car. Just carry it around or put it on a wall at your...
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Former players, friends recall Epley’s impact and legacy on Marietta football

November 22, 2010 | 2010
When Dante Brown ’98 last spoke with Gene Epley on Oct. 4, Brown said they spent most of the time talking about life.   “He wanted to talk about how things were going for my family and me,” Brown said. “We also talked about his life. He told me he was going through chemotherapy again and needed to go in for a surgery.”   On Sunday (Nov. 21,...
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Fans invited to 17th annual Community Baseball Day on April 18

April 7, 2015 | Community Baseball Day
Spring in the Mid-Ohio Valley doesn’t officially begin until Marietta College conducts the annual Community Baseball Day. The 17th annual event is scheduled for Saturday, April 18 when the Etta Express hosts Ohio Northern in a key Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader at Don Schaly Stadium.
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Community members invited to celebrate 175 at Community Baseball and Softball events

March 30, 2010 | 175th anniversary
Katie Thomas has been coming to Marietta College baseball and softball games for as long as she can remember. But there are two dates she and her family look forward to most—Community Baseball Day (April 17) and Community Softball Day (April 10). Her children, Hannah, 12, and Peter, 8, won’t let her forget to mark the calendar each spring.
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Army vet ready to take on football, elementary students

August 4, 2014 | Football
This story originally appeared in the Spring 2014 edition of Marietta, The Magazine of Marietta College.
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Matt DeSalvo '03 added to Atlanta Braves roster

August 16, 2008 | news2008
Former Marietta College All-American pitcher Matt DeSalvo '03 is back in a major league baseball uniform. On Friday (Aug. 15) evening, the Atlanta Braves purchased the contract of the NCAA's career win and strikeout leader from Richmond, its Class AAA affiliate. DeSalvo, who is expected to provide depth in the bullpen, replaced Tom Glavine on...
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Former baseball star enjoying burgeoning film career

February 20, 2014 | Mike Eisenberg
The name Mike Eisenberg ’09 often evokes remembrances of a hard pitch exploding into a catcher’s glove, the number 30 billowing on the back of a pinstriped uniform and the dust of the diamond floating around a team of celebrating championships.
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Athletic training education program earns CAATE accreditation award

April 16, 2007 | 2007
Marietta College's Athletic Training Education Program, following a comprehensive evaluation, has received continuing accreditation from The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The evaluation included an exhaustive self-study and an on-site visit. "These standards emphasize that the education for athletic...
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Football to wear gray football helmets for first time in program history

August 13, 2013 | Pioneers
The Marietta Pioneers unveiled a matte gray football helmet with an oversized, but familiar Pioneer head and a navy blue facemask on Tuesday at Don Drumm Stadium. The helmet also includes a bold navy blue stripe with white pinstripes down the middle.
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Pioneer rower claims silver medal in Amsterdam

July 27, 2005 | news2005
Marietta College's Evan Tsourtsoulas (Kastoria, Greece) teamed up with fellow countryman George Tsambandis to win the silver medal in the Senior B Men's Pair at the World Under 23 Championships on the Bosbaan International Regatta Course in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Greek duo gave a valiant effort, winning both its opening heat and...
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Coach Brewer earns national award

January 5, 2013 | Brian Brewer
Marietta College Baseball Coach Brian Brewer was honored with the highest award in his profession at the annual American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) convention held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago.
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Etta Express receives National Championship rings

November 3, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College’s two-time NCAA Division III National Championship baseball team was back together for the first time in five months. The Etta Express had a good reason to return to Marietta.
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2004 graduate provides academic support for N.C. State athletic teams

July 9, 2012 | 2012
Alison Ruff  ’04 lost count of how many times she sat down with Emmanuel Davis to explain where he was failing as a student-athlete. “He didn’t care about school and he didn’t have much motivation to get a degree Ruff says. “He was going to withdraw but after the summer we had an intervention and I gave him some tough love. He didn’t like to...
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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2005 graduate making his move in the sports marketing world

February 6, 2012 | 2012
Growing up as a fan of all sports in Philadelphia, Robert Johnson ’05 had a dream job in sports marketing for one of city’s major sports teams and earned a job with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2008.  
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2018 NCAA Men’s Final Four host talks to sports management students

November 10, 2016 | NCAA Tournament
Students in the Sport Facility and Event Management course (SMGT 334) were treated to a high-profile guest lecturer on Thursday: Jenny Carnes, executive director of the San Antonio Local Organizing Committee (SALOC), the group charged with planning, executing, and evaluating the 2018 NCAA® Division I Men’s Final Four® on behalf of the city of...
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