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Walter G. Bruska ’50

December 3, 2018

We are saddened to share news of the passing of Walt Bruska, Class of 1950. Walt was a Cornell Hall of Fame Football player and played on the `49 and `50 Ivy Championship teams. Those teams were a combined 16 -2, were among the finest in the country, and notched wins over the likes of…

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Warren Sundstrom ’61

November 28, 2018

It is with sadness that we share the loss of Warren Sundstrom ’61. Our deepest heartfelt condolences go out to his family from the entire “Big Red” community. Warren was an honorable mention Associated Press All-American in both 1959 and 1960 while playing guard. He also saw time at linebacker. He captained the team his…

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Cornell Athletics Department Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Digital Library
By Emily Yang | Cornell Daily Sun

November 27, 2018

Over 125 years of Cornell athletics history sits on the shelves of Associate Director of Athletics for Communications Jeremy Hartigan’s office in Schoellkopf House. These shelves house a catalogue of every varsity athlete who has lettered at Cornell, football scrapbooks dating back to 1887 that include game tickets and newspaper clippings and meeting minutes from…

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Coles, Jones Lead Six All-Ivy Football Selections
By CornellBigRed.com

November 21, 2018

ITHACA, N.Y. — Juniors Harold Coles (running back) and David Jones (cornerback) each captured second-team All-Ivy League Football honors to pace six Cornell selections when the conference awards were announced on Tuesday afternoon. In addition, Jones was an honorable mention pick as a return specialist and was joined by offensive linemen J. Edward Keating and…

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Robert A. Schroeder ’91

November 20, 2018

It is with sadness that we share the loss of Rob Schroeder ’91. Our deepest heartfelt condolences go out to his wife Carol and their family from the entire “Big Red” community. Robert A. Schroeder, 49, of Lititz, PA, and formerly of Northampton, MA, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, after a 9 month…

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Special Teams Scores Lift Lions Past Big Red
By CornellBigRed.com

November 19, 2018

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Mike Roussos scored on a punt and kickoff return, the latter with 45 seconds remaining, to help Columbia retain the Empire State Bowl with a 24-21 victory in the 2018 season finale at Wien Stadium. The Lions closed the season at 6-4, while the Big Red end at 3-7. Cornell took…

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Winning Ivy Season Eludes Cornell Once Again in Loss to Dartmouth
By Zachary Silver | Cornell Daily Sun

November 12, 2018

Cornell football head coach David Archer ’05 remembers the last time a winning Ivy season was brought back to East Hill. It was his senior year, and he was an offensive lineman part of a Cornell squad that clinched one of three winning Ivy records so far this century. He remembers all the injuries and…

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Dartmouth Spoils Senior Day For Big Red Football
By CornellBigRed.com

November 12, 2018

ITHACA, N.Y. – The football team strung together three scoring drives in the second quarter to put a dent in one of the Ivy League’s top defenses, but No. 23 Dartmouth pulled away with a pair of 1-yard rushing touchdowns by Jared Gerbino after the half for a 35-24 victory on Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf…

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Jack Rogers ’45 | Cornell Hall of Fame ’88

November 7, 2018

It is with sadness that we share the loss of Jack Rogers’45. Our deepest condolences go out to his family from the entire “Big Red” community. Jack was Class of `45, but played on the `46, `47, and `48 teams, along with the 1942 team. His Cornell career was interrupted, like many from his generation,…

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Cornell Falters Under Friday Night Lights in 20-7 Loss to Penn
By Miles Henshaw | Cornell Daily Sun

November 5, 2018

With the moon poking through the overcast over the Schoellkopf crescent, Cornell football and Penn butted heads to try and win a nationally televised football game the old-fashioned way: running and defense. But it was Penn which out-ran and out-defended Cornell to come out on top, 20-7, to capture its fifth consecutive Trustees’ Cup. Looking…

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