Numbers Never Lie

Numbers Never Lie

In 2017, the football program made news by making an $8000 investment into a remote-controlled tackling dummy created by Rogers Athletic, which specializes in creating football practice equipment. The then undefeated football team was on ABC News and was featured practicing with the dummy, which is designed to improve practice techniques, while also reducing the […]

Numbers Game: boys volleyball uses stats to analyze the game

Numbers Game: boys volleyball uses stats to analyze the game

There is always a video camera trained on the boys’ volleyball team. During every practice, every game, the boys are being recorded so that the coaches can use the footage to apply data analysis and statistics and ideally help each player, and the team as a whole, to improve. First year boys’ volleyball head coach […]

Seniors hear panels at analytics conference

Seniors hear panels at analytics conference

Twelve students and three faculty members attended the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston on March 11 and 12 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The conference consisted of 32 panels over two days, with high-level team owners, general managers and statisticians speaking and thousands of other college students and team employees attending […]