All tagged Skidmore Sports

Winter 2019 Sports Recap and Preview

The end of winter break and the start of spring semester not only means coffee sales in the local Saratoga district will spike again, but it also indicates the season midpoint for a handful of Skidmore’s varsity teams. To keep avid sports fans up to date on all the happenings, the Skidmore News has created a recap of the winter sports teams and their seasons so far.  

Skidmore Lands First Ever 5-Star Equestrian Recruit

In shocking news today, Skidmore College has landed their first ever 5-Star recruit for the Equestrian Team. Known for her prowess in dressage, Madison (“Maddie”) Harris announced her intentions to attend Skidmore College at a ceremony held at her high school in Leicester, MA this morning. This news came as a massive surprise to Skidmore’s coaching staff

Skidmore Basketball Sets the Academic Pace in Liberty League

Despite faltering in Liberty League playoffs, Skidmore’s Men’s and Women’s basketball teams cleaned up in post-season awards on both sides. The two teams combined to have 9 athletes named to the Liberty League All-Academic Teams for the Winter sports season, which requires athletes who are sophomores or older to maintain a GPA of at least 3.30.

Basketball Heads into the Home Stretch

As February begins to wind down, College Basketball ratchets up the intensity. This year, both the Skidmore Men’s and Women’s basketball teams have not only qualified for the Liberty League playoffs, but also are the #1 overall seeds in their respective brackets. Both teams boast impressive league and overall records, and also immense talent