Throwing a Party

Erika Bristol ’99 hugs her former throwing coach, Joe Woodhead, after she made one of the inaugual weight throws to help [intlink id=”2147″ type=”post”]dedicate of the Joseph Woodhead All-American Throwing Area[/intlink] in Merrill Gym in February. The event also celebrated renovations to the gym and Slovenski Track that included a new Mondo surface for track and tennis plus much-improved lighting. Woodhead has guided Bates throwers to 39 All-America honors and six NCAA championships in a quarter-century.

Photograph by Louisa Demmitt ’09

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