We followed the Little Giants to Albion for the season opener to find out why Wabash teams get such great support from fans on the road. The secret? The families, alumni, faculty and staff who support their scholar/athletes no matter where they play.

“There is an intimacy about this,” says former Dean of Students and Athletic Director Tom Bambrey ’68. “I think that reflects Wabash’s sense of community, that strong sense that we are all in this together, that our current students deserve our support.

“When it comes time to play an away game, our players and coaches look out at our stands and see all these people. It’s crucial, and it’s a tradition that’s been here for generations.”

These photos give you a glimpse of what “we are all in this together” looks like come game time.


Read more in the print edition of Wabash Magazine, in mailboxes beginning December 27.