My Biggest Win

Out of the Shadows

Senior Kara Stroup is a two-time team captain who has started every lacrosse game in college – but her success once masked a dangerous problem.

Learning From the Losses

The 500th win earlier this season was not a big moment. If there weren’t sports information directors and media around, I wouldn’t have had a clue.

Her Success – and Theirs

Cecelia Lykes returned to college with three kids and dreams for her future – and emerged as an Academic All-American

Steps forward

I remember every bit of the injury. I was completely conscious, completely with it, so every single thing that happened, I remember like it was yesterday. It was eight weeks into my freshman year at Luther College. I remember wanting to kick off in the third quarter. I wanted to make a play. It was just a freak accident: When I dove across to make a tackle, the ball carrier’s knee struck my neck, and I just was lying there.

Life After Death

University of New Haven volleyball player Ashley Dalton collapsed, and her heart stopped. Then, she came back – to life and to volleyball.

One Kidney Donated, Two Lives Saved

Collegiate Water Polo Association Commissioner Dan Sharadin donated a kidney to save his wife – and saved himself, too.

Driven to Heal

Last fall, debilitating seizures sidelined Jerry Kill for a conference matchup, and doctors forbade him from driving or flying to the next one, too. He found his way there anyway.

Strength in Numbers

Adrian President Jeffrey Docking led the addition of 19 sports teams and several new campus facilities, from a football stadium to an ice rink.

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