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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Langel plays key roles in helping women’s soccer, women’s hockey negotiate labor deals

October 2, 2017 | Outcomes
Having gone down this path 20 years earlier, John B. Langel ’70 was the right person for the women on the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team to contact.
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Junior studying abroad is alive and helping in aftermath of Chilean earthquake

March 2, 2010 | news2010
Maggie Daubenmire ’10’s initial reaction to the news of the massive 8.8 earthquake that struck Chile was typical. “Obviously this was upsetting news considering the recent devastation in Haiti so when I first heard about the earthquake I wanted to find out about the damage and effects,” says Daubenmire (Thornville, Ohio).
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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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Men’s basketball continues longest streak in D3hoops national rankings

November 2, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Marietta College men's basketball, who is ranked 13th in the 2017-18 D3hoops.com preseason poll, has been in the Top 25 for 42 consecutive polls — the longest streak in the nation in NCAA Division III. The streak started with the December 8, 2014, national poll when the Pioneers cracked the poll at No. 25 after opening the season 7-0....
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Marietta alum named alternate on U.S. Olympic Rowing Team

July 16, 2008 | news2008
Marietta College graduate Andrew Bolton '02 will soon have his flight booked for Beijing, China. Bolton, a former Pioneer Navy rowing standout, recently learned of his selection as an alternate on the United State's Olympic Rowing Team, which will compete in the 2008 Beijing Games. In addition, Bolton earned a spot on the nation's World...
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Football players show their strength to help beautify campus

August 24, 2017 | Students
Coach Andy Waddle knew his football team wouldn’t think twice about adding a service project for the College to their already busy camp schedule. “Marietta College has been so good to us, Dr. Ruud, specifically has been very supportive of our guys,” Waddle said. “I told them when we got our new helmets, ‘Let’s try to find a way to give back...
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Beautiful day makes dedication ceremony for new soccer field special

October 1, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College officials couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day to dedicate the soccer field along Greene Street than what they got Saturday, Oct. 1. Dr. Jean Scott, Marietta's President, and soccer coach Patrick Holguin each spoke about the stunning complex and thanked everyone who helped make the new Marietta Field happen.
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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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19th McCoy Scholarship goes to local student

June 13, 2017 | McCoy Scholar
Katie Kitchen ’21 (Marietta, Ohio) will not be a new face on the Marietta College campus this fall. The recent Marietta High School graduate took classes through the College Credit Plus program, and she said that experience is just one of the reasons why she is enrolling at the College this fall.
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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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Pioneers take care of business, advance to Sweet 16

March 4, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Marietta is back in the Sweet 16. With a convincing 88-64 victory over No. 23 Guilford Saturday night, the Pioneers (26-4) will continue their quest for an NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball championship next week. No. 7 Marietta has a chance of hosting the next round, but won’t learn its fate until Sunday. “Hoping like mad that it’s here,”...
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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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Sports Management students gain valuable game-day experience

December 16, 2016 | Experiential Learning
Natalie Bender ’17 (Akron, Ohio) got to touch the “Play Like a Champion” sign at Notre Dame. Brett Mattson ’18 (Parkersburg, West Virginia) ran the fog machine as West Virginia’s football team entered the field for a home game, and Kristina LaRocca ’18 (Strasburg, Ohio) escorted the singer onto the field for the National Anthem at a Steelers...
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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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Football rivals team up to 'Be The Match'

November 7, 2016 | Football
Marietta College and Otterbein University will face off against each other on the gridiron this Saturday in the final game of the season for both schools. But prior to Saturday’s game, the two Ohio Athletic Conference foes will join forces to battle blood cancer. “Be The Match” is teaming up with the Pioneers and Cardinals to create the “Save...
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‘New’ Don Drumm exudes pride, excitement at Marietta

September 1, 2011 | 2011
Andrew Keller ’12 (Cincinnati, Ohio) says Marietta College tried to make the Pioneer Walk across Pike Street a cherished tradition for the football team. Instead, the players reluctantly accepted it as a necessary evil. Once he stepped into the new locker room at Don Drumm Stadium, the first thing that crossed his mind was the walk.
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Schaly ’84 shines at College World Series as an umpire

September 26, 2016 | NCAA
Jim Schaly ’84 thought he was his own harshest critic. Then he umpired in the 2016 College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, and found out someone else likes to critique his work. “After every game, mom (Sue Knicely Schaly ’62) would call me and tell me about every call I missed,” said Jim, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education...
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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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Softball closes out regular season with 7th annual Community Day

April 22, 2015 | 2015
With three seniors playing in their final game as Pioneers on Saturday, the seventh annual Community Softball Day is a great way to bid each one farewell. Marietta (12-20) plays host to John Carroll (20-15) in an Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader at Marietta Field. Gates open at 11 a.m. and the first pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m.,...
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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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College announces 2015 Athletic HOF Class

December 1, 2015 | 2015
As the national anthem was being played at Pioneer Park, the reality of his baseball career was nearing an end hit John Hefner ’85.
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2011 ABCA conference to feature many Pioneer baseball alumni

December 16, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College baseball is preparing to make its mark at the 66th annual American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) convention, which will be conducted Jan. 6-9 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.      A handful of the two dozen speakers that will address the 3,500 baseball coaches in attendance throughout the weekend credit...
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Big crowd expected for 16th annual Community Baseball Day

April 22, 2014 | Community Baseball Day
Don’t sit inside on a nice spring day, come on down to the 16th annual Community Baseball Day and be a part of the one of Marietta College's best traditions.
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Memory Lane: Basketball co-captains would have cherished shot at playing Ohio U.

April 14, 2010 | news2010
As Alex Couladis ’75 and Chuck Robinson ’75 recently flipped through a scrapbook commemorating their senior season on the Pioneers basketball team they stopped for a moment and almost in unison says, “I wish Ohio University would have kept us on the schedule and played us that year.” The teammates were part of two lopsided losses to the...
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