In recent years, students with disabilities have sued their high schools to create more access to varsity athletics, opening new doors in states across the country. It was only a matter of time before they started seeking out the same opportunities in college.
Eric Roberts can eloquently describe every feeling he went through from December through late February – the pain of traumatic injury, relief of recovery, the tightened connection with his team, the pain of losing a friend and all the discovery that came with it.
On Friday, after Lauren Hill lost her battle with an inoperable form of pediatric brain cancer, hundreds of Mount St. Joseph students, friends, faculty members, coaches and administrators gathered in her honor.
More than 200 NCAA student-athletes representing all sports and various campus academic departments are meeting in Orlando this week for the annual NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum. The conference will be held April 9-12.
“Lauren Hill’s bravery, enthusiasm and strength were an inspiration not only to those who knew her best but also to the millions of people she touched around the world by sharing her story. Lauren achieved a lasting and meaningful legacy,...