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. M. Olson, Plalm, 0. Olson, Tweit, Farrell, Simonson, Gaffney, Mattson
Erickson, Mugnuson, Thoresan, Hines, Gipford, Harunschild, Fitzgerald, Buchholz, Wennerberg
Berven, Engebretson, Swenby, Fisher, Moen, Dretzke, Rourke, Divine, Seitz, Lundgren
Hall, Woods, Garley, E. Peterson, Bo'rmey, Niemcek, Awderson. L. Johnson, Grorud, Engebretsow
HE officers for the year were: Frances Bonney, president, Lillian Kelley, vice-
president, Victoria Niemcek, secretary, Ruth Foley, recording secretary, and
Bernice Wennerberg, treasurer. The second semester Norma Anderson was elected
president, Lucile Jehn, vice-president, Adaline Garley, secretary, Marion Brown,
recording secretary, and Mildred Howe, treasurer.
Teams in volleyball and basketball were organized during the winter term.
A tournament was held for each sport. In the spring the girls participated in
kit'tenball, archery, tennis, and track meets. Miss Curran introduced field hockey
as the major fall sport.
The organization promoted pep at mass meetings by stunts. The float at the
Homecoming parade was placed second. On Victory Day the girls readily re-
sponded to a last minute call to help give the program. Besides working for points
to get their sweaters the girls joined in a campaign to sell tickets for a benefit
minstrel, the proceeds to go toward buying sweaters for the girls and men.
In addition to the athletic activities, the girls enjoy many social functions. As
a climax the girls spent a weekend at Camp St. Croix.
One Hundred Thirty-One
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Linehan, Foley, Chimwck, G. Hawkins, Remley, O'Connell, Bengston, Taylor, Reber
R. Howe, M. Howe, Benson, Anderson, Schwellenbaoh, Brown, March. Swanson, Waffle
Jensen, Dunn, Amundson. Jelm, Vassau, King, Sutherland, McAndrew, H. Hawkins, Whavlen, Ludke
Bonnes, Sargent, Schwellenbach, Cubitt, Mirearuy, J. Hawkins Miller, Mueller, Cudd, Urness, Grorud
W. A. A.
HE former Girls, Athletic Association this year became a member of the Na-
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of the national association the athletic points can be transferred from one school
The purpose of the W. A. A. is to promote the interest and activity of the women
of the college in sports of all kinds. The association has been instrumental in main-
taining the loyal spirit of the school through its high standards. Each member
must have a TC" average, earn at least twenty-five points, and not have more than
two unexcused absences.
To date, forty-two girls have been awarded the official ttR sweater. The first
awards were given in 1921. The sweaters are awarded after a girl has earned
600 points. A silver loving cup, the highest award a W. A. A. member can receive,
is given to the girl who wins the most points after she has earned her sweater.
This year seven girls earned sweaters: Lillian Kelley, Emma Remley, Frances
Bonney, Norma Anderson, Helen Lamson, Evelyn Peterson, and Bernice Wenner-
FRANCES BONNEY NORMA ANDERSON
One Hundred Th irty
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Brown, Hanson, Cudd: Curran tooacm. Schwellenbach, Jalmke. Niemcek
Garley, D. Grorud, Whalen, M. Grorud, Remley
F IELD HOCKEY
FIELD hockey, the new sport of the Women,s Athletic Association, was intro-
duced this year by the director of physical education, Miss Curran. The school
ana H16 WWW
balls, and shin and knee guards.
In calling the girls out Miss Curran stated that, as none had any former ex-
perience in the game, all had an equal chance. Girls who did not belong to the
orgapization were invited to try out for this, too. A large number of girls re-
sponded to the call. Practices were held every Wednesday and Thursday after-
noon during the season. For a few weeks there was a nnticeable number of girls
limping and complaining of skinned knees and sore ankles, but the athletes soon
learned to master the sticks.
Two teams were organized, the Blue Streaks with Emma Remley as captain,
and the Red Flashes with Lillian Wood as captain. A tournament was held and
the Blue Streaks became the champions.
At the close of the season the W. A. A. gave a banquet in honor of the cham-
pions. This banquet was held in the College Cafeteria and about fifty members of
the organization attended. Adaline Garley, a member of the winning team, acted
as toastmistress. Several speeches were given. Miss Curran gave a short talk on
the fundamentals of the game. She commented on the enthusiasm with which the
sport was received. - According to general opinion field hockey promises to be one
of the permanent major sports.
After the tournament a varsity team was chosen, composed of Marion Cudd,
Adaline Garley, Dorothy Grorud, Maurita Grorud, Ruth Hall, Fern Hanson, Emma
Remley, Florence Schwellenbach, Anastasia Whalen, and Lillian Woods. These
girls were chosen because they were best qualified for the positions they played, and
received one hundred points in W. A. A. credit. Other players received fifty points.
So much interest was shown in field hockey that the organization is contemplat-
ing introducing ice-hockey soon.
One Hundred Thirty-Two
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