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Pope is MWC Pitcher of the Week

Fri, 2013-01-04 02:24 | By Anonymous (not verified)

Ben Pope, '12 (pictured), a right-hander from Maryville, Tenn. (Alcoa HS), has been named Midwest Conference Pitcher of the Week.

Pope fired a complete-game four-hitter in a 4-0 victory over Illinois College Saturday, guaranteeing the Pioneers at least a tie of the Midwest Conference South Division. He fanned four batters as Grinnell moved to 8-0 in league play and 17-11 overall.

College decision-making process: expert available

Fri, 2013-01-04 02:24 | By Anonymous (not verified)


College decision letters have arrived in prospective student mailboxes, and families will soon have big decisions to make.

Grinnell College Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Seth Allen is available to talk about what students and families should consider in the decision-making process. Hisrecent blog post describes the process from the college’s point of view.

Grinnell soccer teams earn national academic honors

Fri, 2013-01-04 02:24 | By Anonymous (not verified)

Grinnell College was one of 99 institutions to have both its men's and women's soccer programs earn the Team Academic Award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

A total of 576 teams earned the award, 333 women's squads and 143 on the men's side. Squads must have a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be honored.

The Grinnell women are coached by Heather Benning and the men by Brian Jaworski. \

Academic Award Winners

Pioneers announce 2009 football team award winners

Fri, 2013-01-04 02:24 | By Anonymous (not verified)

The Grinnell College football team announced its award winners for the 2009 campaign.

Marquis Bradley '11 won the Dick Ullrich '33 Award for the top offensive or defensive backfield performer, Mike Tricoli '10 earned the Abe Rosenbloom '34 Award for top offensive or defensive lineman and Ryan Boehm '10 was named the special teams most valuable player.

Pioneer women's cross country team back on top in the MWC

Fri, 2013-01-04 02:24 | By Anonymous (not verified)

The Grinnell College women's cross country team is back on top in the Midwest Conference.

The Pioneers, who had won four league titles in a row before surrendering the crown last year, emerged victorious at the 2009 MWC Championships Saturday at Rock Cut State Park in Loves Park, Ill. It was Grinnell's 16th league title in the program's history.

The Pioneers scored 62 points, nine better than runner-up Carroll University and 11 better than third-place Monmouth College.

Grinnell's Montgomery is MWC Track Performer of the Week

Fri, 2013-01-04 02:24 | By Anonymous (not verified)

Grinnell College’s David Montgomery has been named the Midwest Conference Men’s Track Performer of the Week.

Montgomery, who is from Elmhurst, Ill. (York HS), had a stellar weekend at the Buena Vista Challenge in Storm Lake, Iowa, taking second in both the mile (4 minutes, 25 seconds) and 3000-meter run (8:49.23). Both are top times in the Midwest Conference this season.

The Women’s Track Performer of the Week is Emily Schudrowitz of St. Norbert College, while the Field Performer is Krystal Sterling of Carroll University.

Changes in Student Health and Counseling Services

Fri, 2013-01-04 02:24 | By Anonymous (not verified)


Nationally, colleges and universities are expanding and strengthening the mental health services they provide to students, says Houston Dougharty, vice-president for student affairs. Grinnell College is also implementing this practice through a number of changes and additions to mental health staff and programming.