Whether you’re a beginner, novice or experienced boxer, male or female, the Olivet College Boxing Club has a spot for you – maybe even a Talent Scholarship, which can be worth up to $3,000!
The Olivet College team is devoted to the competition, pedagogy and art of boxing. Student-athletes are taught and inspired to become local, state, national and world champions – in the ring, in the classroom, and in the community. The club is a member of the U.S. Intercollegiate Boxing Association and has been competing since 2013.
In 2017, the Olivet boxing team finished the year third in the nation. Boxers winning bouts included Taahir Muhammad, Jarred LaChance, Ronald Lord, Frank Grayson and Jarrell Brackett. The team also took second in the USIBA Nationals, bringing home eight national championship Belts. To top it off, the club had 15 All American’s for the year. Ten Comets earned a spot in the Michigan Golden Gloves state finals, with five winning Golden Gloves state champions and three who participated in the Golden Glove 2017 national championship.
Dr. Loren Partlo has been the head coach for several boxing clubs. He served as the assistant director of the U.S. Army Military Boxing Program at West Point. Dr. Partlo is currently the vice president of the U.S. Intercollegiate Boxing Association (USIBA).
Each year the men’s and women’s boxing teams grow and win more championships at both the state and national level. If you’re looking to continue boxing while attaining a degree, Olivet College may be the place for you.Loren Partlo