Sat Nov 17
2:00 PM
Bryn Mawr
Mary Baldwin
Mon Nov 19
6:00 PM
Trinity (D.C.)
Mary Baldwin
Sat Nov 24
6:00 PM
Mary Baldwin
vs. York (N.Y.)
@ Penn State Harrisburg Tournament Penn State Harrisburg Tournament
Sun Nov 25
TBA
Mary Baldwin
vs. TBA
@ Penn State Harrisburg Tournament Penn State Harrisburg Tournament
Fri Nov 30
6:00 PM
Mary Baldwin
at Salem
Sat Dec 01
vs. Bast-Cregger Invitational
@ Roanoke College
Sat Dec 01
2:00 PM
Mary Baldwin
at William Peace
Sat Dec 08
2:00 PM
Averett
Mary Baldwin
Sat Dec 15
2:00 PM
Mary Baldwin
at Meredith
Sun Dec 16
2:00 PM
Bridgewater (Va.)
Mary Baldwin
Sat Dec 29
2:00 PM
Mary Baldwin
at East. Mennonite
Wed Jan 02
6:00 PM
N.C. Wesleyan
Mary Baldwin
Sat Jan 05
2:00 PM
Pfeiffer
Mary Baldwin
Sun Jan 06
2:00 PM
Meredith
Mary Baldwin
Wed Jan 09
6:00 PM
Greensboro
Mary Baldwin
Sat Jan 12
2:00 PM
Mary Baldwin
at Methodist
Sun Jan 13
2:00 PM
Mary Baldwin
at N.C. Wesleyan
Fri Jan 18
vs. Keydet Invitational
@ Virginia Military Institute
Sat Jan 19
vs. Keydet Invitational
@ Virginia Military Institute
Sat Jan 19
2:00 PM
Mary Baldwin
at Pfeiffer
Wed Jan 23
6:00 PM
Mary Baldwin
at Averett
Fri Jan 25
vs. Finn Pincus Invitational
@ Roanoke College
Sat Jan 26
vs. Finn Pincus Invitational
@ Roanoke College
Sat Jan 26
2:00 PM
Methodist
Mary Baldwin
Sat Feb 02
2:00 PM
William Peace
Mary Baldwin
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The Fighting Squirrels

Why are Mary Baldwin athletes called the Fighting Squirrels?

The squirrel was the central figure in the family crest of Mary Julia Baldwin, our school’s second founder who transformed the Augusta Female Seminary (established in 1842 by Rufus Bailey, our first founder) into a prosperous and innovative school in the years following the Civil War. It was natural, after the trustees renamed the school for Miss Baldwin, for the official seal and team name to incorporate the squirrel as well.

In heraldry the squirrel is a symbol of industriousness, trustworthiness, and preparation for the future. It also has been used to represent those with a love of the woods. In Nordic mythology, the squirrel is a symbol of the soul. These ancient meanings apply to Baldwin athletes who know that diligent work will pay off at game time and that their teammates depend on them — and equally apply to all Baldwin women and men who are disciplined in their focus, strive to do good in the world, work toward environmental sustainability, and seek wellness of body as well as soul.

The Fighting Squirrels’ unusual team name has earned Mary Baldwin national attention, including mentions in NPR’s Only a Game, on ESPN and Animal Planet, and in newspapers throughout the country.