September 16, 2016 Carroll Insider: Homecoming Edition

Friday, September 16, 2016

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JOIN US FOR HOMECOMING - SEPTEMBER 23-25, 2016 Come celebrate with us - reunite with classmates, cheer on our student-athletes, and see the exciting things happening on campus. Special reunions will be held for the classes of 1966, 1971, 1976, 1986, 1996, 2006 and the Nursing Class of 1961. Please register
Looking forward to seeing all our Saints next week!

Schedule of Events



Saints’ Athletic Association Golf Tournament
– 10:00 a.m., Green Meadow Country Club
Register as a five-person team or an individual.
Contact Dan Minor at 406-447-5528 or

Golden Circle Alumni Luncheon – 12:00 p.m.
Join your fellow alumni celebrating 50 or more years since graduating from Carroll for lunch in the Campus Center at noon as we celebrate you our Golden Alumni!3D printer on a table

"Maker Space" 3D Printer and Virtual Reality Workshops – 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.
See a 3D printer in operation and try out virtual reality glasses. St. Charles Hall Room 012 & O'Connell Hall Room 106. These workshops are free but registration is required.


Carroll Soccer

Carroll SoccerSaints Men’s Soccer vs. Warner Pacific College (Ore.) – 2:00 p.m., Nelson Stadium

Saints Women’s Soccer vs. Warner Pacific College (Ore.) – 4:00 p.m., Nelson Stadium

Welcome Reception – 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., Campus Center Lobby
Check-in, pick up event and game tickets, shop for Saints gear and reconnect with friends.

Reunion Gatherings – 7:00 p.m.

  • Nursing Class of 1961 - Carroll Campus Center
  • Class of 1966 - Home of Pat and Gerry Shields
  • Class of 1971 - Bert and Ernie’s
  • Classes of 1976 & 1986 - Ten Mile Creek Brewery
  • Classes of 1996 & 2006 - Ten Mile Creek Brewery

Carroll VolleyballWomen's Volleyball vs. MSU-Northern – 7:00 p.m., Carroll College PE Center





Students gathered forMass at Grotto

Mass at the Grotto – 8:45 a.m.

Volleyball player Smiling

Volleyball Player Kneeling

Football player




Athletic Hall of Fame Brunch – 9:30 a.m., Campus Center Come congratulate this year’s inductees.

Pictured clockwise: Jill (Kent) Jenneskens '93, Volleyball; Shawn (Schweyen) Robertson '94, Volleyball; Jeff Shirley '06, Football; and Kirk Stiles '02, Basketball.

Jill (Kent) Jenneskens '93 – Jill was a member of the three Frontier Conference championship teams and on the 1992 Carroll Hall of Fame team that finished fifth at the NAIA National Championship. She was a setter/hitter that was second on the team in kills her senior year while notching 618 assists.

Shawn (Schweyen) Robertson '94 – Another member of the 1992 Hall of Fame team that finished fifth at the NAIA National Championship, Shawn led the Saints her senior year in kills with 309, was third on the team with 238 digs and third on the team with 107 blocks. She was also a member of three consecutive Frontier Conference Championships.
Basketball player
Jeff Shirley '06 – Jeff was a member of each of the consecutive national championship football teams from 2001-05. He was the 2005 Frontier Conference Player of the Year and a 2005 First-Team All-American. He holds the record for starting 57 games.

Kirk Stiles Class '02 – Kirk is the Carroll record holder for three-pointers made in a season (136) and career (363). He is seventh all-time on the Carroll scoring list with 1,757 points. He was a member of the 2000-01 Frontier Conference Championship team and the 2001-02 NAIA Tournament team. He was a three-time All-Frontier Conference First Teamer.

Warren Nelson Award – Pat & Colleen McCutcheon
Pat (Class of 1972) and Colleen (Class of 1974) McCutcheon have been long time supporters of Carroll College and Fighting Saints Athletics. Their generosity over the years has benefited student athletic scholarships through the Saints Athletic Association, specific athletic program support, important capital projects like Nelson Stadium, the Hunthausen Activity Center, and the new Chapel. Pat served on Carroll’s Board of Trustees from 2001 to 2009 and currently serves on the College’s Board Fellows. Pat is currently a senior vice president for PayneWest Insurance.

Coffee and Donuts – 9:30 a.m.,St. Charles Lobby


Campus Tours – 10:00 a.m., Meet in St. Charles Lobby

Alumni Tailgate – 11:00 a.m., adjacent to Nelson Stadium
Watch for the alumni banners and purple and gold balloons.

Fighting Saints Football vs. Southern Oregon – Kick-off is 1:00 p.m., Nelson Stadium
Halftime: Homecoming Royalty & the Bed Races

Post-Game Picnic – 4:30 - 6:00 p.m., adjacent to Nelson Stadium
Continue the fun after the game. Location may change – depending on weather.

Women's Volleyball vs. University of Great Falls – 7:00 p.m., Carroll College PE Center

Carroll College Night on the Town
Downtown Helena invites you to visit old hangouts, explore what’s new and enjoy gathering with your friends and classmates at numerous locations on and around Last Chance Gulch. Everyone who preregisters, will receive a discount/promotional event card for many of the downtown merchants!

Sunday, September 25

Mass at St. Helena Cathedral – 9:00 a.m.

Mass of the Holy Spirit – 7:00 p.m., St. Helena Cathedral

Purchase game tickets and register for events online at:

Email with questions or contact:
Renee Wall 406-447-5169
Kathy Ramirez 406-447-5185

Upcoming Alumni, Parents & Friends Events

TRI-CITIES - October 7
Please join us in Richland, WA at Anthology, 706 Williams Blvd. Light hors d’oeuvres & local wine & beer selections will be served. This event is hosted through the generosity of Carroll Trustee Pat Chvatal ’72. RSVP by September 30 to

IDAHO - October 8
Saints Tailgate at College of Idaho - 11:00 a.m. in tailgate spots D22, 24 and 26 at the JAAAC Activity Center parking lot, 2112 Cleveland Blvd. Caldwell, ID. Please bring a food item to share. Kick-off at 1:00 p.m.

OLYMPIA and KIRKLAND - October 14 & 15
October 14: Evergreen College Olympia, WA - Lady Saints soccer play at 1 p.m. and men at 3 p.m.
5:30 pm – Brewery City Pizza Co., 2705 Limited Lane NW Olympia, WA. Pizza will be provided. No-host drinks.
October 15: Northwest University Kirkland, WA - Men's soccer play at 1 p.m. and ladies at 3 p.m.
5:30-7:30 pm at Woodmark Hotel, 1200 Carillon Point Kirkland, WA. Food provided. No-host drinks.
Please RSVP to

BUTTE - October 15
Saints Tailgate - 11:00 a.m. in the lower HPER Complex lot on the SW side of the stadium. Please bring a food item to share and a lawn chair if you would like to sit. Kick-off at 1:00 p.m.

FOUNDER'S DAY - November 3 & 4

  • November 3: Founder’s Day Lecture – 7:00 p.m. Mark Johnson ’98 this year’s Alumni Academic Achievement Awardee will present his lecture entitled, "Becoming Chinese in Montana: Political Activism amongst Montana’s Historic Chinese Communities."
  • November 4: Founder’s Day Dinner – 7:00 p.m. Alumni Academic Achievement, Hall of Fame, Young Alumni and Luminary Awards will be presented.