Athletics

Oxy soccer players posing on field
Fever Pitch
Oxy soccer roars back into action—and the Tigers are in the hunt for goals and glory
Jack Kemp Stadium, Oxy Athletics
COVID-19, Tigers 0
The SCIAC spring sports season ended abruptly—and these senior student-athletes will miss their Oxy families almost as much as the thrill of victory
Kayla Nolan, Girls Gotta Run
Personal Best
Using running as a foundation for a better life, Girls Gotta Run executive director Kayla Nolan ’11 brings hope to school-age girls in Ethiopia one step at a time
De Mandel Aquatics Center
The Shape of Water
What holds 598,000 gallons, contains 15 lanes, and has a capacity of 188 people? (Hint: It’s not your grandfather’s pool.)
Occidental Athletics Hall of Fame, Shanda Ness, Ron Whitney, Bob Risley, Murray Via, Jackie Provost
Clutch Performers
Oxy’s seventh class of inductees into the Athletics Hall of Fame taps into a deep pool of Tiger greats
Jackie Provost
Eye of the Tiger
From Summer 2001: With physical prowess, fierce defense, and a killer glare, Oxy water polo sensation Jackie Provost ’02 turns goaltending into an art form
Olin Browne
Best Ball
From Spring 2005: Golfer Olin Browne ’81 didn’t take his game seriously until his sophomore year at Oxy. Now the onetime anthropology major has won more than $5 million on the PGA tour
Curtain Call 1954 baseball
Curtain Call
From Winter 2010: Fifty-six years after sending coach Bill Anderson out on top with a fourth straight SCIAC crown in baseball, the 1954 Tigers recount their remarkable journey
Oxy Athletics
Team Building
The newly renovated Payton Jordan Athletic Offices honor the legendary ‘Coach of Champions’ and uncover the handiwork of Myron Hunt

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