PioNation ranks 4th in Division III men's basketball home attendance

August 9, 2017 | Men's Basketball
There's no place like home. Marietta College ranked in the Top 5 of NCAA Division III schools in home men's basketball attendance for the second straight season. The Pioneers averaged 1,251 fans per game last winter, good for fourth in the country. This is Marietta's highest ever ranking among the annual attendance leaders.
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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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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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Campus mourns the death of freshman Joel Wunnenberg

March 10, 2017 | #38
Coach Andy Waddle remembers sitting in his office with then-recruit Joel Wunnenberg and Joel’s mother talking about the two-way high school standout football player from Springdale High School in Springdale, Pennsylvania.
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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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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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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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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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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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Marietta College announces public events for November 2016

October 18, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its November 2016 schedule of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission to these events is free. For the most recent and updated information about Marietta College events, visit our Campus Calendar. For a schedule of athletic events, visit the Pioneers website. 7:00 p.m., November 1 — Tony Fiore, an...
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Volleyball coach expands summer opportunities locally, nationally

July 13, 2011 | 2011
It may be the middle of summer on campus, but the training never stops for Marietta College volleyball coach Ray Costa, who recently coordinated and directed two youth camps on the Pioneer campus.   The first camp, known as the “Senior Elite,” catered to 30 young athletes and is run with the intent of giving rising high school seniors an...
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Athletic Training program receives CAATE accreditation

June 16, 2016 | Accreditation
Marietta College’s Athletic Training program, following a comprehensive evaluation, has once again received accreditation from the Commission of Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Sam Crowther, Chair of the Department, was CAATE accreditation is more focused on student and program outcomes. “This insures quality in programs...
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Free food, T-shirts and more available at 2011 Baseball and Softball Community Days

April 5, 2011 | news2011
In what has become one of the most anticipated events in Marietta each spring, Marietta College’s Sports Marketing class is excited to invite everyone to the fifth annual Community Softball Day (April 12) and Community Baseball Day (April 23). It is the fifth year of the softball event and gates will open at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, as...
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Pioneer send-off set for 10 a.m. Thursday outside Recreation Center

March 9, 2011 | Men's Basketball
The Marietta and College communities are invited to turn out in support of Jon VanderWal and his 11th ranked Pioneers as they depart for this weekend’s NCAA Division III Sectionals at The College of Wooster!
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Brianna Finck ’17

February 12, 2015 | 2015
Nearly every student-athlete at Marietta College will give you a similar answer when asked why they chose to be a Pioneer.
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Sports camps give coaches opportunity to connect with area youngsters

June 2, 2010 | 2010
With temperatures already reaching the 90s that can only mean one thing in Marietta College’s Department of Athletics—summer camps.   Summer youth instructional camps in eight sports begin in June and run through early August on Marietta’s campus or sites affiliated with Pioneer athletics.   Men’s basketball coach Jon VanderWal is the first...
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D.J. DePriest ’16

May 22, 2014 | 2014
D.J. DePriest transferred to Marietta College after completing his freshman year at another school and quickly became involved in the many activities offered on campus.
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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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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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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 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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