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On Saturday, November 9, 2013 the Bison football team captured their 9th straight win and clinched their first-ever Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) championship. The Bison defeated Anna Maria College, 35-7, before a crowd of 768 at Hotchkiss Field and increased its school-record win streak to 11 games dating back to last season. Gallaudet earns one of the 24 automatic qualifiers into the 2013 NCAA Division III football championship, which is made up of 32 teams and starts on November 23. Gallaudet’s football team becomes the first men’s team in school history to make a NCAA tournament. The Bison are now gearing up to take on Maritime (N.Y.) College on the road Saturday, November 16. To read more about the team, click here.
The Gallaudet women’s volleyball team claimed its fourth consecutive North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) title Sunday, November 10, 2013 as the Bison swept the SUNYIT Wildcats in straight sets in the NEAC championship held at the Field House. The 25-11, 25-18, 25-8 victory gives Gallaudet (23-13) a berth in the 2013 NCAA Division III tournament as the NEAC champion receives an automatic bid. Gallaudet holds a 3-9 record in the NCAA tournament, including a 3-0 loss to Randolph-Macon College in the first round of last year’s tournament. Tournament pairings and matchup locations can be found on the NCAA’s online selection show at www.ncaa.com. The NCAA tournament regionals will be played Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16. To read more about the women’s volleyball team, click here.
Roberto E. Wirth, E-’74 & H-’09, passed away on June 5 in Rome, Italy. Mr. Wirth was owner and managing director of the Hotel Hassler in Rome, one of the most prestigious family-owned hotels in the world, and owned several other hotels and resorts throughout Italy. He was a strong advocate for deaf people in...
Alumnus Timel Benton has signed a contract with the Bay Area Panthers of the Indoor Football League (IFL). Benton, who graduated last month, is the first Gallaudet Bison to sign a professional football contract since Tony Tatum signed on with the Utah Blaze in the now-disbanded Arena Football League (AFL) in May 2013. Benton was...
James Caverly, ’11, who plays Theo Dimas in Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building, will play Professor Harold Hill in the Olney Theatre Center’s summer production of Meredith Willson’s Tony-winning musical The Music Man, which opens tonight and runs through July 23. The show’s official opening is on Thursday, June 23. Sandra Mae Frank, ’13,...
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