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Archive for October, 2009

Three student athletes join the mascot search committee.

The Mascot Search Committee welcomes three new members who are student athletes at William & Mary. We are very fortunate to have a total of seven students on our committee. Sarah Louie ’10 represents Field Hockey. From Women’s Tennis, say hello to Carmen Pop ’10. And, from Men’s Cross Country, we now have graduate student [...]

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Professor Katherine Kulick was kind enough to send me a link to a blog post from The Chronicle of Higher Education. The post could serve as useful data for a mascot search committee. Entitled “When Picking Mascots, Go Inanimate,” the post provides evidence that teams with inanimate mascots have a higher percentage of victories. I [...]

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I found out through Twitter.

Thanks @lskravy. I found out from her tweet that William & Mary’s mascot search is currently featured on the msn.com home page. Nice. Here’s the more permanent link – Search: College mascot updates Follow @williamandmary, @wmnews and @wmmascot – you’ll find out all kinds of stuff. – Susan T. Evans

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Earlier this week, we infused the Mascot Search Committee with four new students. There’s nothing better for a campus committee than adding William & Mary students to the mix. Our newest members are: Brittany Fallon ’11 Brian Focarino ’11 Chase Hathaway ’10 Sarah Rojas ’10 Shout out to Sara Greene ’09 and Tom Yake ’09! [...]

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Bored?

There is some crazy mascot stuff out there. If you’re bored, need a good laugh, want to waste some time … College Football’s Top Ten Mascots (Bleacher Report blog) Mascot Madness: a look at some of college football’s best mascots (NBC Sports) The Fifteen Worst Mascots in America (College Hoops Heaven blog) The Ten Worst [...]

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