Ivy League Suspends Fall Sports

Ivy League Suspends Fall SportsOn July 8, 2020, the Ivy League announced that all intercollegiate fall sports for the 2020 season were suspended indefinitely and that there will be rescheduling for its winter sports programs for health and safety reasons.

The Ivy League Council of Presidents issued a joint statement, ”With the information available to us today regarding the continued spread of the virus, we simply do not believe we can create and maintain an environment for intercollegiate athletic competition that meets our requirements for safety and acceptable levels of risk, consistent with the policies that each of our schools is adopting as part of its reopening plans this fall.” Click READ MORE for more details.

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Penn Sprint Football Features Pike Brothers

Penn Sprint Football Features Pike Brothers

A strong contingent of Pi Kappa Alpha athletes contributed to the success of the 2019 sprint football team (formerly light-weight football). As part of the Collegiate Sprint Football League (CSFL), Penn finished with five wins and two losses for the season. All five Pike players saw action for the team. In addition, one Beta Pi brother served as team manager. They are:

 

Alex Schoeny (Beta Pi ’18): kicker, #2

Connor McQuillan (Beta Pi ’18): defensive back, #42

Kaden Stenger (Beta Pi ’19): defensive line, #53

Dietrich James (DJ) Neigh (Beta Pi ’18): defensive line, special teams, #54

Marcus Nowlan (Beta Pi ’18): defensive line, special teams, #75

Kevin Lajeunesse (Beta Pi ’18): team manager

During the 2019 season, brothers Schoeny and Neigh made significant contributions to the team’s success on the field.  Brother Lajeunesse will be remembered long after the 2019 season for his contributions to the team.

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Beta Pi Internet Happy Hour Succeeds Again

Beta Pi Internet Happy Hour Succeeds AgainAs more and more businesses and organizations have been able to reopen or expand their services due to the loosening of coronavirus restrictions, Beta Pi enjoyed another internet happy hour.

Once again, Mark Bodner ’79 initiated, planned, and organized a ZOOM meeting. Despite short notice, approximately 15 Beta Pi alumni were able to free up their calendars to enjoy an evening with life-long friends. Among those in attendance, in addition to brother Bodner, were Ross Weiner ’80, Eric Morgenstern ’81, John Feder ’80, Larry Orans ’80, Jeff Kaufman ’80, Tim Averch ’82, Jimmy Post ‘81, Tom Fogarty ’81, Woody Rosenbach ’79, Bruce Wolfson ’71, Morty Cohen ’65, and Colin Vonvorys ’80. It was brother Fogarty who dubbed brother Bodner as the “ZOOM social chairman”. Click READ MORE to find out what was discussed.

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