A conversation with Doris Burke

Former Providence College women’s basketball standout Doris Burke, who has worked for ESPN since 1991, ranks 10th all-time in scoring and second in career assists. She has served as a sideline reporter, analyst and play-by-play broadcaster...

Aye for an eye?

By Gary Brown NCAA.org The collegiate field hockey community is weighing whether a recommendation to require protective eyewear is good for the game. Citing increased rates of injuries to the face and head, the NCAA Committee on...

Sophia Dunworth, Duke University, volleyball

By Michelle Hiskey At the very heart of medicine is the defense of life itself. Seeing that power very personally early on in her college career made Duke senior middle blocker/outside hitter Sophia Dunworth want to become a doctor. She...

Matt Lozier, Albion University football

By Michelle Hiskey Matt Lozier played on a high school team that made the Michigan state championship. At Albion, he did not play much at all behind cornerback Chris Greenwood, an NFL prospect. Lozier’s most important stat was 4.0 grade-...

Keir Ross, Cornell hockey

By Michelle Hiskey When he isn’t playing defense for the Big Red and serving as its captain, Keir Ross is on the front line of medical research. He has authored a paper on his study related to multiphoton microscopy, a laser scanning...

Erika Kristensen, Northwest Nazarene University soccer

By Michelle Hiskey Two scarred areas, not all that obvious, attest to Erika Kristensen’s experience under surgeons’ scalpels. They serve as signposts to her future career. On her ankle, she has tiny scars from multiple scope surgeries on...

Brian Greathouse, Albion College, soccer

By Michelle Hiskey The dreams of many premed students end with organic chemistry. That’s when Brian Greathouse knew he wanted to be a doctor. Going the other way is what goalkeepers do, after all. “Until I took that class, I thought there...

Sabrina Goddard, Ozarks basketball

By Michelle Hiskey A motorcycle accident left James Goddard without a muscle in his lower leg, or a future in basketball. As he raised his daughter on their farm in Oklahoma, and taught her to play that sport, he told her, “Seize the...

Division III to weigh value of academic reporting

By Gary Brown Now that Division III has a quality collection of data verifying that its student-athletes perform just as well as or better academically than the general student body, members need to decide where to go from here. They’ll...

Basketball committees offer more access to selection materials

By Greg Johnson The NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Basketball Committees continue to lift the curtain on the selection, seeding and bracketing process this season by providing public access to more of the materials those groups use to...

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