Category Archives: Athletics

Student-Athlete Herrara-Farias Overcomes Obstacles

Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system. When severe, a person with this disorder is almost totally paralyzed. No one knows why Guillain-Barré — which is not contagious — strikes some people and not others. You can imagine how Salvador Herrera-Farias felt when he […]

Softball Coach Lisle Brings His Social Media Flair to Menlo College

Head softball coach Matt Lisle understands that social media measures of engagement —likes, shares, favorites, views, clicks— are a valuable tool for marketing. He has utilized these statistics to build a brand for the Menlo College softball program in his first year as head coach. Lisle’s self-made success contributes to his reputation as one of […]

Athletics Department Intern Brian Brownfield Receives Oakland A’s Bill King Memorial Scholarship

If you have ever tuned in to a Menlo College Athletics web stream, it is likely you have heard an enthusiastic “In the Net” or “Get outta here baseball,” the signature calls of junior student-broadcaster Brian Brownfield. Brownfield, a native of Salinas, Calif., has been an asset to Menlo’s Sports Information Department since stepping foot […]

Menlo College Athletics Earns Gold Champions of Character Distinction

Menlo College Athletics was recently honored as a Five-Star Champions of Character Institution for the sixth-consecutive year and, for the first time ever was one of 29 institutions in the nation to earn top billing as a Gold Institution. Every institution and conference has their progress in pursuing character education tracked and recognized annually for […]

OAKtoberFest – Families & Alumni Weekend

Join the Menlo community for two days of festivities on campus, starting Friday evening, October 16 and continuing all day on Saturday, October 17, 2015! Reconnect with your classmates at a Music & Food evening that kicks off the weekend on Friday. On Saturday, bring your family to an event-filled day that includes a morning 5k run, breakfast with the President, continuous exhibition […]

Menlo College Athletes Give to a Community in Need

In the midst of training for the upcoming fall sports season recently, Menlo College student-athletes and their coaches took time to give to a community in need. Over two days, they volunteered to help the St. Vincent de Paul San Francisco Shelter, which relies heavily on volunteers to serve more than 1,000 people in need […]

Matt Lisle Named Menlo College Softball Head Coach

Menlo College Director of Athletics Keith Spataro has announced Matt Lisle as the ninth head coach in Menlo College softball history earlier today. Lisle, a Concord, Calif. native, brings a wealth of experience as an assistant coach, hitting instructor and scout with him to Menlo College and comes to the Oaks after serving as an […]