Event Details


Cornell Women’s Athletics and 50th Anniversary of Title IX Celebration

Friday, April 29 – Saturday, April 30, 2022
Ithaca, NY

Big Red Athletics is recognizing the 50th Anniversary of Title IX by celebrating Cornell athlete alumnae all year, with a special in-person gathering this April in Ithaca. 

The event will honor the trailblazers of Cornell Women’s Athletics with a dinner (space is limited), Sessions highlighting the student-athlete spaces and experiences of today, and a Cornell Women’s Athletics Tailgate Lunch (open to all).  Plus, plenty of opportunities to support our current student-athletes, connect with former teammates, explore campus, and more!

Schedule of Events

Friday, April 29

Reception & Dinner Celebrating Trailblazers, 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Carrier Ballroom, Statler Hotel
Alumnae are invited to celebrate with the athletes, coaches, and staff who impacted their experiences with Big Red Athletics as we honor the trailblazers in women’s athletics at Cornell. Pre-registration is required. 

Saturday, April 30

Spotlights on Athletic Spaces, 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Meet at Bartels Hall Lobby

Join Cornell athletes, coaches, and staff for a behind-the-scenes glimpse at facilities, resources, and experiences for today’s student-athletes. 



Erika Rogan, Strength & Conditioning
Jordynn Kurcoba, Strength & Conditioning

Dayna Smith, Rebecca Quinn Morgan ’60 Head Coach of Women’s Basketball

Alyssa Harrington, Sports Dietitian

Student Panel: Athletics Experience of Today, 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hall of Fame Room, Friends Hall  *Please note new location!

alumnae and current athletes for a conversation about the experiences,
connections, and resources that have impacted their time on the Hill, and
leadership within Cornell Athletics and beyond.

Host: Amy Foster ’95, Women’s Lacrosse and Field Hockey

Caroline Ramsey ’23, Field Hockey

Monique Anderson ’22, Track & Field

Evanthia Spyredes ’22, Women’s Soccer

Women’s Athletics Tailgate Lunch, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Tanner Terrace, Schoellkopf Memorial Hall

Current and former athletes of women’s sports are invited to gather for lunch to connect and celebrate Cornell Athletics. Co-sponsored by the President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW).


Welcome remarks by:

Natalya Johnson ’07, JD’10, Track & Field and member of PCCW

Andy Noel, Meakem*Smith Director of Athletics & Physical Education

Stay and support Big Red Athletics competitions, and check out sport-specific alumni gatherings throughout the weekend.


Varsity Competition

Women’s Lacrosse vs Dartmouth College, 1:00 PM

Schoellkopf Field

Softball vs Brown University (DH), 12:30 PM

Niemand-Robison Softball Field


We have a number of hotel room blocks available for this special weekend. Please reserve your room using the links below before the cutoff date to secure the group rate. 

Hilton Garden Inn, $194 per night, book by 4/7/22.

Marriott Downtown Ithaca, starting at $289 per night, book by 3/29/22

Canopy Hilton Downtown Ithaca, $169 per night, book by 3/29/22


More Events


Friday, April 29


Fencing Alumni Weekend | View full schedule and registration information.


Women’s Soccer Banquet, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Hotel Ithaca, 222 South Cayuga Street

Saturday, April 30


Fencing Alumni Weekend | View full schedule and registration information.

Women’s Tennis Round-Robin, 9:00 – 11:30 AM 

Reis Tennis Center


Field Hockey Open Practice, 10:00 AM

Marsha Dodson Field 


Host your own Big Red Tailgate, 11:00 – 1:00 PM

Crescent parking lot, Schoellkopf Field 


Women’s Lacrosse Senior Day Celebration, 3:00 PM

Schoellkopf Field

Meet the Women’s Lacrosse Team and Coaching Staff, 3:30 PM
Tanner Terrace, Schoellkopf Memorial Hall


Women’s Ice Hockey Reception, 4:30 – 6:00 PM

Lynah Rink


Women’s Tennis Gathering, 6:00 PM

Ithaca Beer Company


Sunday, May 1

Field Hockey Alumni Game, 11:00 AM

Marsha Dodson Field 


To add your sport-specific alumni gathering to this schedule, email Lauren Garcia.


Please adhere to the Cornell University guidelines in regards to COVID-19.

This event is sponsored by the Division of Alumni Affairs and Development with support from President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW).