MEMBERS OF THE GOLDEN BEAR athletics
family returned to campus for the Men’s
and Women’s Cross Country and Ice Hockey
reunions. Runners relived their glory days
by participating in the traditional 8K and
hockey players took part in the seniors vs.
The Men’s and Women’s Cross Country
reunion on October 18, 2014 brought 30
alumni to campus, 22 of whom ran in the
WNE Invitational 8K. Attendees included
Gary Crowley ‘84, who was inducted into
the Downes Athletic Hall of Fame on
The Ice Hockey reunion was held at
the MassMutual Center in Springfield on
January 10, 2015. Sixteen ice hockey
alumni played against the varsity Golden
Bear seniors. After the game, the alumni
cheered the Patriots onto a playoff victory
at Theodore’s tavern in Springfield. n
Western New England Ice Hockey seniors and alumni went head-to-head
View more photos of these and other
for the annual scrimmage during their reunion.
Women’s Cross Country alumni Alyssa
Chamberlain ’14, Erin Skeffington ’04, Amanda
Gemme ’14, and students Alana Regan and
Julia Bernas enjoying the reunion.
The Men’s Cross Country alumni start off strong in the
traditional 8K race at their reunion on October 18.
reunions at www.wne.edu/alumni.