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A Tiger Can Change Its Stripes

CC Athletics Unveils Refreshed Logos and Mascot Several different versions of a tiger have found a home on Colorado College athletics uniforms, facilities, and offices throughout the history of the school. In addition, two interlocking Cs as well as many forms of wordmarks have been sprinkled around campus. In 1938, when the hockey team made…

Issue: Spring 2020 • Tags: ,

Faceoff at Falcon Stadium

The CC hockey team played the second outdoor game in program history on Feb. 17 in the “Faceoff at Falcon Stadium” against the U.S. Air Force Academy. The contest was held two days after the Colorado Avalanche and Los Angeles Kings played on the same rink as part of the NHL Stadium Series. Grant Cruikshank…

Issue: Spring 2020 • Tags:

Soccer Greats Inspire While Addressing the Realities of Women in Professional Sport

The CC women’s soccer team isn’t unfamiliar with advice — from their coaches and teammates, professors and peers alike. But in October, they received inspiration from two unlikely sources. Pro athletes Brandi Chastain and Shamila Kohestani visited campus to discuss the role of women in professional sports, specifically in Afghanistan and other developing countries, as…

Issue: Winter 2019 • Tags:

New Turf at Stewart Field Sees Action

The grass-to-turf renovation of Stewart Field became a reality when the women’s soccer team kicked off the first game ever played under the lights on CC’s historic field on Oct. 4, followed by the men’s soccer team a week later. The new surface on Stewart Field matches its neighbor, Washburn Field, which received new turf over…

Issue: Winter 2019 • Tags:

Triplets Get Into the Swim of Things Together

The Thumann triplets — Cade, Cole, and Caitlin — arrived together at Colorado College as a family. They added a second one by joining the Tigers’ swimming and diving program. “Choosing to go to the same school was one of the best decisions that I have made,” says Cade Thumann ’22. “We have the same…

Issue: Winter 2019 • Tags:

In Memoriam: Nick Mystrom ’94

Nick Mystrom ’94 died unexpectedly on Sept. 25 at age 48. He was raised in Anchorage, Alaska, and graduated from Colorado College with a degree in economics. He was a standout athlete and the all-time leading scorer in CC football history. Nick went on to play professional football. After his playing career, he became a real…

Issue: Winter 2019 • Tags: ,

Class of 2019 Inducted Into CC Athletic Hall of Fame

Marty Sertich ’06 came to Colorado College in the fall of 2002 with some lofty expectations, and those were just from his family. The son of former CC great Steve Sertich ’74 and grandson of both Hall of Famer Tony Frasca ’76 and Mark Sertich, for whom the city of Colorado Springs ice rink in…

Issue: Summer 2019 • Tags:

CC Alumnus Contributes to 2019 Stanley Cup Win

St. Louis Blues hockey player Jaden Schwartz ’14 became the third former Colorado College hockey player to win the Stanley Cup when the Blues defeated the Boston Bruins, 4-1, on June 12 in Game 7 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final. Schwartz, who had two assists in the series-clinching victory, is the first former Tiger…

Issue: Summer 2019 • Tags:

Book in Play

Horst Richardson coached men’s soccer at Colorado College for 50 years, with his wife Helen serving as the team’s surrogate mother, game-day chef, and documentarian from almost the very beginning. So it is no surprise that in retirement, they hung in there for more than three years to complete “The History of Men’s Soccer at…

Issue: Spring 2019 • Tags:

From ‘College Boys’ to Perennial Powerhouse: A History of CC Athletics

Note: This article is the full version of Krueger’s capstone project for his journalism minor, in which Alan Prendergast ’78 served as his advisor. An excerpted version ran in the Spring 2019 issue of the Bulletin. In 1874, the “College Boys” represented Colorado College as they competed against the Active Club of Colorado Springs in…

Issue: Spring 2019 • Tags: ,
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