Kristy Pigeon ’73 was a top tennis player in the world–and, in a move of bold defiance, helped pave the way for equal pay for male and female competitors in her sport.
For Ellen Krosney Shockro ’64, achieving success in both athletics and academics is a matter of possibility and persistence.
One hundred years ago, Mills crew became one of the first women’s competitive rowing teams in the country. Since then, rowers have worked together to sustain old traditions and earn new triumphs.
Participating in athletics helps students find a sense of belonging, increase their focus in the classroom, and develop skills that serve them well after graduation.