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Homecoming & Family Weekend Alumni Athletics


F&M welcomes all alumni athletes to participate and relive your athletic team glory days. Contact the coach for your event for more details on participation.  All Alumni matches are included in blue text below.

Friday, October 24

5:30 – 9 p.m.  Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner
Celebrate this year’s Hall of Fame inductees and take part in the proud tradition of F&M athletics! The following athletes will be inducted into the Hall: John Conti ’78, men’s lacrosse; Sam Nolt ’61, men’s soccer and tennis; Heather Rice ’03, women’s soccer; Krystle Satrum ’04, women’s swimming; Larry Shadek ’72, football, men’s baseball and athletic’s contributor; Tami Videon ’96, women’s lacrosse; Dave Walker ’88, men’s golf and the 1974 football team. 
Alumni Sports & Fitness Center

Saturday, October 25

8 – 10 a.m.  Squash Breakfast and alumni, student and parents Squash Match
Mayser Squash Courts, Mayser Gymnasium

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.  Mayser Locker Room Open House
Stop in and see the twin set of newly modernized and renovated locker rooms in Mayser Physical Education Center!
Mayser Physical Education Center

9 a.m. Fummer 5k Run/Walk
Join our fourth annual 5k to benefit F&M Women’s basketball.
Race departs from Baker Campus

9 – 11 a.m.  Men’s Alumni Lacrosse
Students and Alumni enjoy a competitive match followed by a networking gathering.
Tylus Field

9:15 – 11 a.m.  Men’s Alumni Flag Football Game
Sponaugle-Williamson Field  

10 – 11 a.m. Alumni Swim Meet
Join alumni, alumnae, and the current men’s and women’s swim team members for a swim meet.
McGuiness Pool, Alumni Sports & Fitness Center

Noon    F&M Women’s Field Hockey vs. Washington College
Tylus Field

Noon – 2 p.m.   Homecoming & Family Weekend Tailgate
F&M’s Homecoming & Family Weekend tailgate party!  Visit with academic departments, student organizations, athletic teams, and alumni groups in one centralized tent. Enjoy music and food on the surrounding Green. Join alumni, parents and friends for this annual celebration featuring food, entertainment and fun!
Tent on Hartman Green

Noon – 2 p.m. Men’s Alumni Soccer game
It’s alumni v. alumni! Remember your days on the team and enjoy a great pick-up game with fellow alumni.
Armstrong Field, intersection of Thomas Armstrong Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue

3 – 5 p.m.   DAC (Diplomat Athletic Club) Lounge
Join coaches and Diplomat Athletic Club (DAC) volunteers at the athletic-themed "DAC Lounge" and enjoy snacks and beverages, as well as casual conversation.  this is a wonderful opportunity for community members and friends to learn more about the Diplomat Athletic Club from coaches and volunteers who share an affinity for our athletics community.
Atrium, Barshinger Life Sciences & Philosophy Building

1:00 p.m.  Football Game – F&M vs. Moravian
Cheer on your Diplomats and enjoy the half-time acknowledgement of this year’s Athletics Hall of Fame Award recipients and the presentation of the F&M Alumni Association’s Volunteer of the Year Award to Frank H. Granito III, Esq., ’81.
Sponaugle-Williamson Field

4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Third Annual Squash A.C.E.S. Diplomat Challenge
Squash A.C.E.S. College Access Program is Franklin & Marshall’s urban youth squash program, in partnership with the School District of Lancaster, where staff and student volunteers provide an after-school enrichment program for middle and high school students focused on college access.
This fundraising and celebratory event will feature an exciting exhibition match between F&M squash coach Gavin Jones (former 37th in the world) and current team member, Wesley "Cole" Osborne (Bu19 Canadian #1 and #4 ranked Men's player). Followed by a Wales VS. North America doubles match in which Coach Gavin Jones & Fiona Murphy (#1 ranked Women's player) will face off against  team standouts Wesley "Cole" Osborne  & Andreina Benedith (Gu19 National Urban Squash Champion)  Join the squash team stars, alumni, families and our awesome ACES students for exciting action on the courts! Money raised will fund ACES student admission and travel to Junior Bronze squash tournaments. Payment taken at the door - $25 per adult, $5 per student 
Squash Center, Mayser Gymnasium

6 p.m.             F&M Men’s Soccer vs. Haverford College
Tylus Field

Sunday, October 26
10:30 a.m. – Noon   Alumnae Field Hockey
Alumnae and students from the current Field Hockey team are invited to participate
Tylus Field