Fan spotlights with Vicky Chun ’91, senior associate athletic director
Albert Boateng ’14
Hometown: Accra, Ghana
Game: Women’s Volleyball vs. Syracuse, 8/28/10, in front of a full house! 3-1 loss
Is this your first Colgate athletics event? Yes! This is my fifth day at Colgate, and I’m having a lot of fun watching volleyball with all of my new friends.
How do you feel on your fifth day here? I am really happy, excited, and tired. I’m having so much fun and this is all more than what I had expected.
What cheer have you learned? “LET’S GO, COLGATE, LET’S GO!!!”
Do you plan on coming to more athletics events? Without a doubt!
Maddie Watrobski ’09
Major: Molecular biology
Colgate activity: Field hockey player
Game: Field Hockey vs. Robert Morris, 8/28/10. The Raiders won 5-0.
What brought you to this game? I wanted to see the team’s season opener. I love and miss Colgate.
What are you doing now? I am working in a neurodegenerative research lab at the University of Rochester Medical Center. I’m also coaching, officiating, and playing field hockey.
What does Colgate University and its athletics department mean to you? It was a second home to me, and the field hockey team was my extended family.
What is your favorite Colgate athletics moment? Beating nationally ranked Albany 1-0 my senior year.
What do you think of today’s game? Great start to the season! The players did a lot of things well, and they know what they need to improve upon.
Steve Hansen ’10
Major: Political science
Occupation: Account executive at Cigna Health Care
Colgate activities: Football; president of Delta Upsilon
Game: Football vs. Monmouth, home opener 9/04/10, 30-29 win
What do you think of today’s game atmosphere? This is my first time in the alumni lot. A lot of alums are back and everyone is excited for the game.
What is your favorite football moment? When Ryan Meyers [’10] scored the winning touchdown that marked Coach Dick Biddle as the winningest coach in Colgate football history.
Favorite Coach Biddle quote? “You’re as soft as soft-serve ice cream.”
What is your favorite non-football athletics moment? Traveling to Bucknell my sophomore year to support our women’s soccer team in the Patriot League Championships. We left right after practice and came with our face paint and noisemakers.
Do you have any advice for the current Colgate students? Be enthusiastic, approach everything with optimism, and enjoy every second at Colgate.