Himalayan Tigers, IV League win IM volleyball championship

Anush Aryal


The Himalayan Tigers and IV League won The W’s Spring 2017 intramural volleyball championship.

The Himalayan Tigers lost their first set 10-21 then beat SC 10-21, 21-15, 21-10 and 21-6 in the final sets of the men’s volleyball championship. IV League defeated Lockhearts 21-14 and 21-17 to claim the women’s championship.

Rec center hosts badminton tournament

Casanda Anderson


Stark Rec Center hosted a one-day badminton tournament for W students on Sept. 1.
Similar to tennis, badminton is played with a racket and net but uses a birdie or shuttlecock instead of a tennis ball. The objective of the sport is to use the racket to hit the birdie over the net in the hopes that the opposing player will be unable to hit it back.

W announces Trufant as new director of athletics

Jessica Barnett


The W announced Jason M. Trufant as the new director of athletics on May 3.

Trufant, currently senior associate director of athletics for administration at Dowling College, will start the position on June 6. A search committee chaired by Dr. Rita Hinton, professor emerita and interim faculty athletic representative, selected him for the position from a list of 10 candidates.