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How student-athletes maintain momentum during pandemic

Although the university softball team is finished for the season, maintaining their skill level during off-season is still important for the Lady Lions. The closure of gyms and cancellation of practices has pushed student-athletes to find alternative ways to stay fit for when they are able to play again.
April 1, 2020

The enforcement of social distancing has put a halt to all university athletics, leaving student-athletes with no choice but to adjust their lifestyles. With the progression of the coronavirus...

Walk-on athletes: how they make it and breaking stereotypes

Walk-on athletes: how they make it and breaking stereotypes
December 6, 2019

With the men’s basketball team having a total of 15 student-athletes and only 13 full-paid scholarships to hand out, it leaves the team with two walk-ons. These walk-ons are not guaranteed playing...

International student-athletes try to make mark in the US

Tilly Hallas-Potts, a junior soccer player from the United Kingdom and Putri Insani, a sophomore tennis player from Indonesia. 
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November 15, 2019

The university is home to over 250 international students. These students represent over 70 countries around the world. Some international students are a part of the university’s athletic programs. Putri...

Why athletes leave the game

Why athletes leave the game
April 9, 2019

Being a student-athletes requires commitment and dedication to a sport, but some athletes may decide to pursue different paths for multiple reasons. Adam Sevario, a senior business management major and...

Competing on and off the field

Nadine Maher, a junior kinesiology major, left, and Sofia Olsson, a senior business administration major, right, earned the President’s List distinction despite their busy schedules as student-athletes on the Lady Lions soccer team.
April 9, 2019

Breaking the “dumb jock” stereotype requires motivation and commitment for three student-athletes who prove that maintaining a high GPA can be a reality. Noah Vance, a sophomore defensive lineman...

Healthy living in sports

Maintaining a healthy diet and workout regime is important for athletes to play their best. The ways that athletes accomplish this may vary.
February 12, 2019

Athletes spend countless hours training and practicing, but when it comes to eating, each individual has a course of action best fit for themselves. For senior baseball players Payton Robinson and Peyton...

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