Taneil Ruffin

Taneil Ruffin

Sports Editor

Taneil Ruffin is currently a Sports Editor for the Herald, having previously served as a Senior Staff Writer for the section. The suburban Philadelphia native is a senior concentrating in history. If not at the Herald, Taneil can be found in the OMAC perfecting her midrange jumper or in the Rock making Spotify playlists that exclusively feature One Direction and Fetty Wap.

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Sabrina Stillwell ’19 goes up for a hit. The first-year recorded 32 kills in the team’s victory over Columbia Saturday night. Stillwell currently sits in second place for the most kills in a single game in program history.

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Stillwell ’19 posts 32 kills in volleyball comeback

October 5, 2015 0 comments

After a lengthy 12-game stretch on the road, the women’s volleyball team finally made its season debut at the Pizzitola Sports Center this weekend.

The men’s basketball team poses for a picture in front of the Duomo di Milano. Both basketball teams handily defeated the Italian competition.

Sports

Pizza, gelato and basketball: Basketball teams take Italy

October 2, 2015 0 comments

The men’s and women’s basketball teams traveled to Italy for 10 days at the end of August for four games of competitive basketball and incredible sights.

Volleyball’s Ivy League opener ends with encouraging defeat in New Haven

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Volleyball’s Ivy League opener ends with encouraging defeat in New Haven

September 28, 2015 0 comments

The women’s volleyball team began its Ivy League schedule with a loss against Yale Friday in New Haven.

Middle blocker Peyton Smith ’17 has been instrumental to her team so far this season.

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Athlete of the week: Smith ’17 garners MVP, Ivy League honors

September 25, 2015 0 comments

Payton Smith ’17 has been instrumental to the volleyball team’s efforts so far this season, and the middle blocker was particularly prolific last weekend.

Athlete of the week: Hagstrom ’19 shines with impressive defensive effort for soccer

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Athlete of the week: Hagstrom ’19 shines with impressive defensive effort for soccer

September 18, 2015 0 comments

Brown (3-0) held its own against PC, and the squad currently boasts an undefeated record. Rookie Jack Hagstrom ’19 has been crucial to the team’s efforts.

McKenna Webster ’16 goes for a spike as opponents attempt to block the ball. Despite only accruing one win in four games in Texas and New Mexico, several players set career-highs over the course of the road trip.

Sports

Southwestern opponents stymie volleyball

September 13, 2015 0 comments

After a brief stint in the Ocean State, the volleyball team hit the road to attend the NMSU-UTEP Borderland Classic in El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, N.M.

Emma Thygesen ’17 prepares to block an opponent’s hit. The six-foot junior recorded five block assists in the games last weekend.

Sports

After uneven start, volleyball heads west

September 11, 2015 0 comments

While many students made their return trips to College Hill, the volleyball team was en route to Fairfield, Connecticut.

Softball players accused Head Coach Katie Flynn of making snide comments about their physical appearances and creating a hostile environment.

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Softball coach Flynn accused of bullying players

April 23, 2015 45 comments

Several softball players have left the team over the last three seasons after allegedly being bullied by Head Coach Katie Flynn.

Taekwondo wins fifth straight national title

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Taekwondo wins fifth straight national title

April 10, 2015 1 comment

The team defended its title, tying Cornell for first place overall after finishing second in the color belt division and third in the black belt division.

About 60 people gathered in Salomon 203 to discuss the University’s role in enabling or restricting speech, as well as the effectiveness of safe spaces on college campuses.

University News

Students debate efficacy of safe spaces at BPF event

April 7, 2015 1 comment

Students explored the role the University plays in restricting or enabling speech, as well as the effectiveness of safe spaces on college campuses.

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