Pioneer Navy Boathouse Dinner, Sports Festival planned for Homecoming 2011

Homecoming and athletics go hand-in-hand at Marietta College and this year will be no different.


However, there are some exciting activities planned, including two new features when alumni and friends return to campus Oct. 14-16.


We hope you can join Director of Athletics Larry Hiser, crew coaches Chris Pucella and Kelly Harris, as well as men’s basketball coach Jon VanderWal and baseball coach Brian Brewer for any or all of the following:


Friday, Oct. 14


Pioneer Navy Boathouse Dinner

Marietta College Boathouse, 6–8 p.m.


Celebrate the 35th anniversary of Women’s Rowing at Marietta College and preview noted architect Jeff Peterson’s preferred concept of the boathouse renovation and rally on the river with other members of the Pioneer Navy, (All-you-can-eat, beverages including beer and wine - $25 per person)


Saturday, Oct. 15


Alumni Rowing

8 a.m. Lindamood/Van Voorhis Boathouse


Unlimber with the next generation of the Pioneer Navy


Navy Blue and White Sports Festival

Christy Mall, 10:30–11:30 a.m.


Share in the celebration of last year’s past accomplishments. See the faces and hear the stories behind our baseball National Championship, basketball’s OAC Championship and “Sweet Sixteen” run, women’s rowing Mid-Atlantic Rowing Championship, and All-Americans track athletes during this main event of Marietta on the Mall.