Spring 2016

More Relief Than Fear

A couple of ibuprofen, Ashley Inman thought, and the headache would go away. The throbbing began on an April afternoon. The ibuprofen didn’t help.

“I’ve learned a passion.”

A research lab isn’t the first place most student-athletes go for an edge in their sport. But that’s exactly where Daisy-May Kenny, a senior golfer at the University of West Florida, found her sweet spot.

An Opened Door

There were almost a dozen of them – 6 feet 5, 205 pounds, on average – being wheeled around the streets of Havana in horse-drawn carriages, gazing at cars made decades before they were born, soaking in a place few Americans have had an opportunity to visit.

Field Days

Since 1954, Joe Schrag has been a participant, a spectator, a coach, an administrator or a volunteer at the Kansas Relays, which bring together high school, college and open invitational competitors.

“Like father, like daughter”

Bill Belichick’s daughter, Amanda, is in her first season as coach of the women’s lacrosse team at College of the Holy Cross.

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.

Caring, No Matter the Cost

While athletic trainer Troy Banse says will work tirelessly to adhere to new health and safety recommendations, he warns that change at schools with limited resources and small staffs won’t happen instantly.

Talking Among Themselves

Nine years ago, Jason Sobolik stepped into an athletics compliance environment that felt drastically different from the one he knows today.

Off Their Backs

A year ago, Notre Dame finance major Andrew Helmin headed home to Illinois with more than a dorm room’s worth of belongings. A hurdler on the track and field team, he also took along several pairs of shoes.

Conversation Starter

Nevin Caple learned about the pressures and complex nature of finding safe and supportive athletics spaces during her undergraduate years at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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