NESCAC In The Community - April

NESCAC In The Community - April

The student-athletes and teams at NESCAC schools are very active in their communities, both on their own campuses as well as in the surrounding areas. The student-athletes, coaches, and athletic department staff members contribute hundreds of hours of time through volunteer efforts and more. Below is a recap of the community outreach efforts for the month of April. 

NESCAC Symposium
Amherst SAAC Clothing Drive D3Week

April 1-2: The NESCAC sponsored a Coaching Symposium
for Women at the Westford Regency Inn & Conference
Center in Westford, Mass.

April 3: To celebrate #D3Week, the Amherst SAAC group
sponsored a clothing drive to support Craig's Door, a
local shelter in Amherst.
Trinity Softball Team IMPACT  Wesleyan Recess Day
April 4: The Trinity softball team drafted 12-year old
Aliana Fichera from Team IMPACT.

April 6: The Wesleyan athletic department held its annual Recess Day with students from the nearby Macdonough School. 

CONN SAAC Relay for Life Wesleyan Dance Marathon

April 7: The Connecticut College SAAC group teamed up
with Relay for Life to participate in the Carnival for the
Cure on campus.

April 8: Wesleyan student-athletes held a dance marathon and raised $20,000 for the Connecticut Children's Hospital.
 Trinity Men's Lacrosse Team IMPACT
 Amherst Leads Community Service
April 8: Great read on how the Trinity men's lacrosse
team and their Team IMPACT teammate have helped
each other. Read more
April 9: The Amherst LEADS First Year Initiative group capped off the semester with a food packaging event as a part of its annual “Caring Deeply” initiative. Read more
 Hamilton Why D3 Video  Hamilton Teal-Out
April 9: To celebreate #D3Week the Hamilton Athletic
Department created a video where student-athletes
and staff answered #whyd3. Watch
April 11: The Hamilton women's lacrosse team and SAAC
held a "Teal-Out" "to support the NCAA's "ItsOnUs" campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault.
 Williams at Williamstown Elementary School

April 13: Williams football player Brendan Rosseau and
Williams astronomy professor Jay Pasachoff visited 5th & 6th
graders at Williamstown Elementary School to explain the
solar eclipse set to take place on August 21. Read more