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Tennis team serves up a smashing season

June 7, 2021
Tennis team 2020-21

Even during such an unusual academic year, navigating the COVID pandemic, this spring was a truly memorable and winning season for Sweet Briar tennis. The historic season ended with the most team wins in the College’s history at 15. This surpassed the previous record of 14 from 2010. Vixens tennis continued their record-breaking season with […]


Admissions Blog: Making the transition from high school to college

May 28, 2021
Students moving in

By Ailish Rhoades ’19 Going away to college, while so exciting, can also feel incredibly daunting — trust me, I understand! I lived in the same house, in the same town, with the same friends for the first 18 years of my life, and the thought of moving away from that and being “on my […]


Headed to the NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Doubles Championship

May 13, 2021
Tennis doubles pair finalists

For the first time in 31 years a Sweet Briar College tennis doubles pair is headed to the NCAA Division III Women’s Championships, as sophomore Ruth de Souza and Allison Wandling earned a spot in the doubles championships in Chattanooga, Tenn. Allison and Ruth posted a 21-1 overall doubles record in 2021, with a 19-1 mark against NCAA […]


‘Braiding Sweetgrass’ is the Common Read selection for 2021-22

May 13, 2021
Braiding Sweetgrass

“Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants” by Robin Wall Kimmerer as the Common Read selection for the 2021-2022 academic year. Described by Elizabeth Gilbert as “a hymn of love to the world,” “Braiding Sweetgrass” has reached hundreds of thousands of readers who have embraced the book’s message of how to […]


Softball returns to Sweet Briar

May 11, 2021
Softball returns to Sweet Briar

After a four-year hiatus, Sweet Briar College is excited to announce the return of softball to the College’s varsity athletics offerings with a full NCAA Division III schedule of competition set for the spring of 2023. Sweet Briar plans to hire a head coach during the summer of 2021, who will begin the recruiting process […]


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