Athletics Day of Donors 2024

$1,004,615
Donated
148% of $675,000 goal
3,464
Donors
This campaign ended on February 22, 2024, but you can still make a gift to Hobart and William Smith Colleges by clicking here!
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Alex Frank photoAlex Frank matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $10Just for Baseball - Hobart

An Anonymous DonorSanna Koivumäki matched $1 for each donor, donating a total of $40Just for Squash - Hobart

An Anonymous DonorSanna Koivumäki matched $1 for each donor, donating a total of $40Just for Squash - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $100

Skylar Beaver photoSkylar Beaver matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $250Just for Field Hockey - William Smith

Michael and Crista Cimis photoThe Cimis Family (H'89, H'91 and WS'26 matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $250Just for Ice Hockey - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorGreg Vincent '83 and Kim Vincent matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500Just for Cross Country - Hobart

Jeff decker photoJeff decker matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500

Wendy Barnhart photoSally Scatton matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500Just for Field Hockey - William Smith

Dan Thompson photoDan Thompson matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $500Just for Sailing - HWS

Tim Riskie photoTim Riskie matched $500 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $500Just for Tennis - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $1,000Just for Lacrosse - Hobart

An Anonymous DonorBrad Williams '81, P'14, P'16 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,000Just for Alpine Skiing - Hobart

An Anonymous DonorBrad Williams '81, P'14, P'16 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,000Just for Alpine Skiing - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorBrad Cook matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $2,000Just for Baseball - Hobart

An Anonymous DonorSophie Riskie '07 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $2,400Just for Field Hockey - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorSteve Cohen '67 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Basketball - Hobart

An Anonymous DonorThe Preston Family matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Basketball - Hobart

An Anonymous DonorBob and Naira Darius P'26 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Rowing - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorGreg Vincent '83 and Kim Vincent matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $5,000Just for Basketball - Hobart

An Anonymous DonorPaula and Bay Miltenberger P'23 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $12,500Just for Rowing - Hobart

An Anonymous DonorPaula and Bay Miltenberger P'23 matched $1 for each $1 donated, donating a total of $12,500Just for Rowing - William Smith
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An Anonymous DonorDJ Ketchabaw & Melissa, Reagan, McKinley gave $100 because 5 donors gaveJust for Ice Hockey - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorDerryk Williams gave $150 because 75 donors gaveJust for Volleyball - William Smith

Tim Riskie photoTim Riskie gave $500 because $500 was given by donorsJust for Tennis - Hobart

An Anonymous DonorPinnacle Investments LLC gave $1,000 because $5,000 was given by donorsJust for Volleyball - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorJulie Bazan gave $1,000 because $1,000 was given by donors

An Anonymous DonorBippy gave $1,000 because $4,535 was given by donorsJust for Basketball - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorPlatinum Pest Solutions gave $1,500 because $7,500 was given by donorsJust for Volleyball - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorO'Connell Electric Company, Inc. gave $2,000 because $10,000 was given by donorsJust for Volleyball - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorKarla D'Alleva Valas P'27 gave $2,500 because 50 donors gaveJust for Ice Hockey - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorLaura Burnett Kurie gave $2,500 because 43 donors gaveJust for Parent of an Alum donors who gave to Soccer - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorJoe Longo P'15, P'20 gave $3,000 because 204 donors gaveJust for Soccer - William Smith

An Anonymous DonorJohn H. Hogan III '88, Margaret Massey Hogan '88, and Eric J. Stein '89 gave $10,000 because $675,000 was given by donors

An Anonymous DonorJohn H. Hogan III '88 and Margaret Massey Hogan '88, and Eric J. Stein '89 gave $10,000 because $337,500 was given by donors

An Anonymous DonorJohn Enright and Renee Manganaro-Enright P'24 gave $10,000 because $10,000 was given by donorsJust for Field Hockey - William Smith
About


Your giving during this challenge provides valuable resources to every student-athlete member of our intercollegiate athletic teams. Your gift today helps ensure that our student-athletes have a robust team experience. In addition, giving opportunities are available to support our strength and conditioning and sports medicine programs.

When you give to Hobart Athletics, you become a member of the Statesmen Athletic Association. When you give to William Smith Athletics, you become a member of the Heron Society. 

Cynthia L. Caird L.H.D. ’12 generously funded the Caird Challenge (#CAIRDCHALLENGE) in memory of her late husband, James F. ’56, L.H.D. ’12, putting $25,000 in bonus cash for Hobart and William Smith athletic teams up for grabs!


  • The top three teams with the highest percentage of dollar goal
  • The top three teams with the best video
  • The top team with the most participation

**You will only be counted once toward the donor goal for each team you select!


P.S. If you have any difficulty making your gift, please contact Wendy Barnhart at (315) 781-3725 or barnhart@hws.edu, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST. Thank you!

*Offline gifts will be counted after the close of the giving day to ensure accuracy. Note that the leaderboard may vary slightly from actual numbers because of this. 

New This Year!
Updates
Another ADOD is in the Record Books!

Another Athletics Day of Donors is in the record books! Thank you for your generous support of our student-athletes and coaches. 

A big shout-out to the top three teams who raised the most money during ADOD!

Hobart: 1) Soccer; 2)Rowing; 3) Lacrosse

William Smith: 1) Soccer; 2) Field Hockey; 3) Rowing

Caird Challenge Winners:

Percent Over Dollar Goal

Hobart: 1) Lacrosse; 2) Soccer; 3) Basketball

William Smith: 1) Volleyball; 2) Soccer; 3) Ice Hockey

Best Video

Hobart: 1) Soccer; 2) Sports Medicine; 3) Strength and Conditioning

William Smith: 1) Volleyball; 2) Ice Hockey; 3) Basketball

Most Increased Participation:

Hobart: Alpine Skiing

William Smith: Alpine Skiing


150 days ago by Dulcie Meyer
ADOD 2024 is IN THE BOOKS!

A message from Associate VP/Director of Athletics & Recreation Brian Miller to cap off another great ADOD. 

Thank you all so much for your support of our Herons and Statesmen! 

150 days ago by Dulcie Meyer
CHALLENGE UNLOCKED!!!

Thanks to all your support, we have unlocked the Hogan/Stein sports performance Challenge!!!

John H. Hogan III '88 and Margaret Massey Hogan '88, along with Eric J. Stein '89, have generously funded the Sports Performance Challenge. $20,000 has been unlocked since we have met and surpassed our total dollar goal for 2024!!!!!!!! 

150 days ago by Justin Hausner
This "Double-Header" ends at NOON!

Day two of our 24-hour giving challenge for Athletics ends today at NOON, lets end this amazing campaign strong with support throughout our HWS community. Make sure you take the time to watch all of the creative videos located on this page, and share the campaign throughout your communities by text, email or social media!!! 

GO Herons, GO Statesmen, GO HWS!!!! 


150 days ago by Justin Hausner
The livestream might be over but ADOD is in PRIMETIME!

Another amazing ADOD livestream is in the books!! Thanks to all the Coaches and Student-Athletes who made time to talk today. Thanks to Ted Baker and our amazing Communications staff for all their hard work making this event come together and run so professionally. 

Student-athletes from all our teams hit the phones today, texting their sport-specific alums to remind them about ADOD, in a new outreach campaign that will return in future years. 

ADOD keeps raising the bar, but it's not over yet!!! This giving page is still live for another 19 hours!!! Make sure you check out all of our team videos and support your favorite Herons and Statesmen before NOON tomorrow! 

Thank you for your support this ADOD!  


151 days ago by Justin Hausner
Behind the scenes at ADOD24

Students, coaches, HWS faculty and staff are already having a great time this ADOD! The Livestream is at its peak of action.  Make sure you head over to www.HWSathletics.com/adod24 before 5PM Eastern today to watch live interviews with coaches and players from your favorite HWS teams. 


151 days ago by Justin Hausner
ADOD24 IS ON!!!

HWS is excited to have Cynthia L. Caird kick off our Athletics Day of Donors once again! The action is electric this year, teams are striving to reach many "match" and "challenge" gifts from within their communities. Each team has worked hard creating their team videos, personal pleas, and outline where their support will go so make sure you check them all out. 

Follow along throughout our 24-hour period as we work to meet and surpass this year's goal!


151 days ago by Justin Hausner
Livestream Schedule

Check out the livestream on February 21, from 1 - 5 pm EST, for head coach interviews and student-athlete interviews. The live stream is hosted by Ted Baker, the HWS Athletics play-by-play announcer, and Emma Kirts ’24, William Smith Soccer player. 

Time

Person

Sport

1:00

President Gearan

1:10

Coach Thompson

Hobart Basketball

1:16

Coach Gray, Coach Krivicich

Strength and Conditioning

1:22

Student-Athlete

Hobart Hockey

1:28

Coach Taylor

Hobart Hockey

1:34

Student-Athlete

William Smith Volleyball

1:40

Student-Athlete

HWS Sailing

1:46

Student-Athlete

William Smith Lacrosse

1:52

Student-Athlete

William Smith Ice Hockey

1:58

Coach Capraro

William Smith Golf

2:04

Coach Wilkie

Hobart Cross Country, William Smith Cross Country

2:10

Coach Riskie

William Smith Field Hockey

2:16

Coach Riskie

Hobart Tennis, William Smith Tennis

2:22

Coach Solotruck

Hobart Alpine Skiing, William Smith Alpine Skiing

2:28

Coach Sterner

William Smith Bowling

2:34

Coach Phillips

William Smith Lacrosse

2:40

Coach Habecker

Sports Medicine

2:46

Coach England

Hobart Volleyball

2:52

Coach Griffin

Hobart Soccer

2:58

Student-Athlete

Hobart Football

3:04

Student-Athlete

William Smith Tennis

3:10

Student-Athlete

Hobart Volleyball

3:16

Coach Sharman

William Smith Basketball

3:22

Coach Williams

William Smith Volleyball

3:28

Coach Ikle

HWS Sailing

3:34

Assistant Coach Koivumäki

HWS Squash

3:40

Coach Raymond

Hobart Lacrosse

3:46

Coach Long

Hobart Golf

3:52

Coach DeWall

Hobart Football

3:58

Coach Cunningham

William Smith Ice Hockey

4:04

Coach Bugenhagen

William Smith Rowing

4:10

Coach Kerber

Hobart Rowing

4:16

Coach Wilber

William Smith Soccer

4:22

Coach Cook

Hobart Baseball

4:28

Coach Weston

Hobart Swimming and Diving and William Smith Swimming and Diving

4:34

Maureen Loyal

Heron Society 

4:40

Student-Athlete

William Smith Soccer

4:46

Student-Athlete

Hobart Basketball

4:52

Coach Cragg

Former Hobart Football Coach

4:58

Closing from Advancement Staff

 



152 days ago by Dulcie Meyer

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Heart icon matched a total of $12,500
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Gave $10,000 during a Challenge!
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John H. Hogan III '88, Margaret Massey Hogan '88, and Eric J. Stein '89
Gave $10,000 during a Challenge!
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Gave $10,000 during a Challenge!
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Heart icon matched a total of $5,000
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Heart icon matched a total of $5,000