Sometimes a simple change can do wonders. NeSmith can attest to this fact, as the rookie has been a stand-out player on the football team since switching from defensive back to tailback just a few weeks ago. In addition to 76 rushing yards, NeSmith earned his first collegiate touchdown in
Although the women’s golf team, which lost many seniors last spring, was unable to post a team score with just three Jeffs competing in last weekend’s NES-CAC Women’s Invitational Golf Tournament, junior Harper sparkled individually in the event. She posted an astouding two-day total of 81-81-162, her
Of course, players lost to graduation always affect the team, but the Firedogs are determined to adapt to the roster changes quickly. The toughest shoes to fill will be those of setter Annie Hoeksma ’05. Hoeksma ran the team’s offense for three years and had 3,507 career assists
The absence of nine experienced players and the addition of eight first-years on the roster means that the beginning of the season will be spent figuring out a new team dynamic on the field. “There are many promising rising sophomores as well as incoming first-years,” Head Coach Carol Knerr said.
Last season’s squad was led by then-juniors Josh Rilla and Danny Babkes. Rilla, the team’s most dominant player and a formidable singles opponent, has risen to become the 24th-ranked men’s singles player nationally in Div. III tennis. Together, Rilla and Babkes proved last year that they are