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Ivies in the Community - February

Ivies in the Community - February

PRINCETON, N.J. -- Throughout the 2013-14 academic year, Ivy League student-athletes take time out of their demanding schedules to give back to their respective communities.

Each month, community initiatives and activities from each school will be featured in our Ivies in the Community spotlight on

Below is a look at what the League's student-athletes have done through February:

Baseball Welcomes Newest Member Through Team IMPACT

The Brown University baseball program announced its newest member to the team, as five-year-old Alex Falzone of Attleboro, Mass. officially joined the roster through Team IMPACT.

Women's Volleyball Hosts Clinci for Level The Field
The Columbia women's volleyball program continued its relationship with Level The Field, hosting a clinic in the University "Blue" Gym.

Women's Lacrosse Holds Ninth Annual Dodgeball Tournament for Multiple Sclerosis Society
The Cornell women's lacrosse team held its ninth annual dodgeball tournament in Bartels Hall to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Juniors In Their Off-Term: Field Hockey's Phoebe Hoffmann
Junior field hockey student-athlete Phoebe Hoffmann took time in the off-term to work for an exploration and production company in Houston.

Women's Soccer's Meg Casscells-Hamby Volunteers in Haiti

Harvard women's soccer rising senior captain Meg Casscells-Hamby gave her time to work with Coaches Across Continents, currently working with coaches and children in Haiti.

Baseball Cuts Hair for Vs. Cancer Foundation
The Penn baseball team, working with the Vs. Cancer Foundation, raised nearly $10,000 in their efforts to raise money for the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and national childhood cancer research.

Women's Ice Hockey Adopts Nyla as Part of Team IMPACT

The Princeton women's hockey team "adopted" six-year-old Nyla last week as part of the team's involvement with Team IMPACT. 

Football Impacting Education with EWYL
Yale football players are tackling much more than opposing players and a challenging academic load these days. Many members of the current team are also part of an effort called Earn While You Learn (EWYL).