Throughout the week leading up to the 100th Anniversary Celebration of Shoremen Basketball, Washington College Athletics took a walk down memory lane on their Facebook page. Saturday, December 8 marked 100 years since the basketball team played its first game on December 7, 1912.
Photos from the men’s basketball game against Dickinson on January 8th. The game was part of a Faculty & Staff Appreciation Double-Header. Several members of the faculty and staff came out to enter the spirit contest, show their support, and win prizes at halftime.
After most students went home for the holidays, the men’s basketball team stayed to play against rival Salisbury University. Faculty and staff filled in for student fans, offering posters and cheers of exuberant support.
With most of the Washington College student body still away from Chestertown enjoying Winter Break, the College’s faculty and staff had the chance to show their spirit and take over as the “Cain Crazies” during a special weekday afternoon Faculty & Staff Appreciation basketball double-header.
The Shorewomen took the win over Dickinson 61-45 in the first game. After a strong first half, Dickinson rallied past the Shoremen 76-67 in the second game.
The coveted spirit trophy, held by Student Affairs since the inaugural contest in December 2011, was awarded to the Department of Business Management who came dressed in colonial garb and cheered on both teams with a booming call of “huzzah.”