WOMEN’S GOLF star Kelly Shon ’14 competed in three United States Golf Association championships this summer. In the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links June 27–July 2, Shon tied for 54th in two rounds of stroke play and lost her opening match. At the U.S. Women’s Open July 7–10, she missed the cut by one stroke and tied for sixth among amateurs. And in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Aug. 8–14, she qualified for the 64-player match-play competition but lost a 20-hole match in the opening round.
Bernie D’Amato ’13 of the MEN’S GOLF team competed in the U.S. Amateur Aug. 22–28. With an 11-over-par 153 in two rounds of stroke play, D’Amato fell short of the cut for the tournament’s match-play portion.
WOMEN’S SWIMMING standout Andrea Kropp ’14 earned a silver medal in the 200-meter breaststroke at the World University Games in Shenzhen, China, Aug. 16.
Two months after earning an NCAA title with the WOMEN’S OPEN CREW varsity eight, Lauren Wilkinson ’11 helped the Canadian eight win gold at the Under-23 World Championships in Amsterdam. Kelly Pierce ’12 and Heidi Robbins ’13 earned bronze medals in the same race, rowing for the United States. Mike Evans ’13 also captured a bronze, competing for Great Britain in the men’s heavyweight eight.
Former MEN’S BASKETBALL coach Pete Carril will receive the 2011 Joe Lapchick Character Award Nov. 17 at Madison Square Garden.
The Ivy League presidents approved new FOOTBALL practice rules aimed at curbing concussions. Under the guidelines, which took effect in August, teams are limited to no more than two full-contact practices per week, significantly lower than the NCAA maximum of five. The league has promised to review practice guidelines for other contact sports, including men’s and women’s ice hockey, men’s and women’s lacrosse, and men’s and women’s soccer.