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Date Posted: 09/28/15 10:24:17pm Mon
Author: out of the 'gate
Subject: Re: Foto?
In reply to: Maven 's message, "Re: Foto?" on 09/28/15 6:55:34pm Mon

>>>>Give um a few more years. If the record doesn't
>>>>improve, take the money and spend it on other
>>>>programs and scholarships. Go W Rugby.
>>>I'm glad the parents are glad to be here, Steve, and
>>>I'm glad the athletes are trying their best. But this
>>>isn't good enough. How many more years shoul we give
>>>break to the coach? This is an old story, I just
>>>understand why nothing is being done to rectify the
>>>situation. As Green Coat said, Colgate coaches have
>>>been held to a high standard in other sports. What
>>>makes womens FH exempt from those standards.
>>>The mediocre results in this sport - year after year
>>>are a blot on 'Gate's reputation for athletic
>>My God people, look at our men's hockey program...we
>>can't even get the scholarship $$$ to maximize the
>>allowable 4.5 scholarships/year...I can't imagine DV
>>is particularly happy about the "stretch" he has in
>>being able to fully compete against 59 other DI hockey
>>programs that have better recruiting tools than
>>Colgate...this shouldn't be the British bureaucracy of
>>the 1880s...we should believe in competition and
>>results...there appears to be ZERO improvement in
>>field hockey and frankly if I were running the show
>>and could evade any challenge from Title IX, I'd drop
>>the sport and focus resources on men's hockey....what
>>a novel idea...for Christ's Sake, why are we building
>>a $38 million hockey facility? Are we afraid of being
>>successful in this sport? Will it upset our faculty,
>>many of whom want to mimic Wesleyan (whose endowment
>>is now less than ours and whose undergraduate
>>enrollment is higher) or Ct College or Hamilton? Get
>>a grip and strive for excellence...I think Colgate
>>taught most of us the meaning of success and
>>competition...I don't need a professor from Smith or
>>an english professor from Colgate to tell me about the
>>wonderful synergy involving academics and
>>athletics...I know it from my experience from Colgate
>>and my 40+ years of enjoying my associations with its
>Guys: write the head of Trustees and Victoria Chun,
>VP and Athletic Director!

BU 9, Gate 0
33 shots on goal for BU, 3 for gate
Let's help these girls out...

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