Winter Semester Sports Update
Jan 19’ 22
With the beginning of the new Winter Semester and the start of a new year, campus sports are under way with everyday practices and inter-collegiate games being hosted on various venues across campus.
The basketball season has begun with the men’s team already having played five games against Calvin University, Adrian College, Olivet College, Trine University and Kalamazoo College. The team came close to two wins, one against Kalamazoo which ended at a 65-63 loss and the other against Olivet which ended at halftime with a final score of 28-22.
The women’s basketball team has also played five games against the College of Wooster, Trine University, Hope College, Olivet College and Calvin University. Of the five, the team came through with two stellar wins, one against Wooster with a score of 73-49 and the other against Olivet with a score of 71-37.
Wrestling and bowling seasons began with the wrestling team going up against Olivet on Jan. 20 and the women’s bowling team participating in the American Heartland IV event on Jan. 22. The college track and field teams also participated in the Saginaw Valley State University Holiday Classic meet on Dec. 4 and the Saginaw Valley State University Classic meet on Jan. 14, with a number of other invitational meets lined up all through January.
Three other sports—tennis, lacrosse and baseball—have their seasons beginning in February. Practice for these sports begin as early as Feb. 4, with competitions scheduled from late February onwards.
The campus is also hosting two Alma College Softball 2022 Winter Pitching and Skill Camps, the first being held on Jan. 29 and the second on Feb. 6. Registration links for the camps can be found on the college’s website with both camps being held in the Art Smith Arena and Cappaert Gymnasium.
For regular updates on sporting events being held across campus, make sure to go through your ‘Today in Tartan’ memo sent to all of campus by the Alma College events team.