One of D’Youville College’s (unintentionally) best-kept secrets is the Women’s Rowing team. Rowing, or Crew as it is also called, is a relatively popular collegiate-level sport, although much of the college community doesn’t realize what a great activity it is to not only do, but watch.
As a freshman once upon a time, I can recall wandering the hallways and looking for my class in Bauer only to realize that I was lost in KAB. It takes some time to get a grasp of your surroundings, but give yourself some credit. You’ve come so far! Perhaps you’ve left the nest and are now learning to live on your own. Maybe you are still at home and commuting to school. Nonetheless, you’ve graduated high school and you’re at D’Youville now. That in itself deserves a pat on the back!
As I enter the upper years of my degree, I can recall the many things that I wish I knew as a freshman. Here are some tips that hopefully will be of use to you.
THIS IS SPARTA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! For many student athletes at D’Youville this phrase from the movie 300 serves as a rally cry. D’Youville offers 14 intercollegiate NCAA Division III level sports as well as club hockey (which is highly competitive). For freshman or transfer students with athletic eligibility, joining a sport team at D’Youville is a great way to have a jump start at making new and lasting friendships.