Needless to say, the panther is mildly lackluster in comparison the rest of the NESCAC mascots.Named for the college's founder, Ephraim Williams, the Ephs (rhymes with 'chiefs') are purple and gold cows.“They came to me about three weeks ago and told me what it was going to be . It’s a nice honor.” Adam Duvall can be reached at 686-3207 or [email protected]
In addition, the Ephs were also named "Most Lovable College Mascot" by Reader's Digest.But Gus Temple maybe summed it up best.“It’s not that it’s a bad thing, it’s just really unexpected,” the 12-year-old said. Many booed from the fan section, while some took to Twitter almost immediately following the reveal. I don’t wanna be a gargogyle….” Kayla Peterson (@Kay_Petey) tweeted along with a picture of Kaboom! During Bradley’s rebranding in the past 18 months, the university changed its official logo to a red and white shield featuring the letter “B”.One thing, though, was missing.“We got a lot of feedback throughout the process about interest in having a mascot,” Cross said. We heard very and loud clear from faculty, staff and from alumni that was important piece of what they wanted to see Bradley have in its representation.”After deciding on a gargoyle, Bradley then started an online campaign in November for naming the mascot. is the signature phrase from Bradley play-by-play voice Dave Snell, who has used the word to define slam dunks since 1979.Talk about unique, Connecticut College has the camel as their mascot.A good mascot is rich in history, and that is exactly the case with the Connecticut College Camels.