First Women’s College Ice Hockey Team
In 1964, first-year student Nancy Schieffelin appeared in a men’s scrimmage disguised as a male player. Inspired by the experience, she organized a women’s team – the Pandas – the first women’s college hockey team in the country. Although obtaining ice time was difficult, the women persevered. Here, Cathie Brady Fernandez ‘76 waits on the bench during the 1973–74 season.