Ethan (‘23) is a sports writer for The Dartmouth. He is from Little Rock, Arkansas and plans to major in economics with a minor in government.
With COVID-19 restrictions on athletics easing during the spring, the football team has been able to practice as a full team for the first time in more than a year.
Roby, who was appointed in February, said he is working to restore trust in the athletics department amidst the fallout from the reinstatement of the five cut teams.
O'Connor recorded his first career point in his debut and has now appeared in 10 games for Pittsburgh.
The lack of athletic competition since last spring and fallout from the five reinstated teams has made the Big Green a tougher sell to potential recruits.
The diving coach and men’s golf and lightweight rowing head coaches will come back to the Big Green after a bumpy reinstatement battle.
On Tuesday, with the initial two-week quarantine over for students living on campus, student-athletes resumed training. After a fall term marked by stringent COVID-19 regulations on practice and low COVID-19 rates campus-wide, this winter’s return-to-sports protocol is slightly more accelerated.
Over 10 months after Ivy League athletic competition shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, spring-sport athletes now face the possibility of losing a second consecutive season.
The Ivy League’s November cancellation of winter sports, and its decision not to move fall sports to the spring, have dashed senior athletes’ hopes for a proper sendoff. Due to the league’s staunch policy against graduate athletic participation, many student-athletes have transferred out of the conference to take advantage of their final years of eligibility.