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AD understands love of sports, studies

More than two decades after playing Ivy League lacrosse for Dartmouth, AD Tim Downes now supports Division III student-athletes at Emory.

The silver lining from tragedy

Southern Mississippi’s Lauren Judson honors the memory of parents who loved to watch her golf.

Athlete’s advocacy leads the way for LGBTQ

Named after a fictional lawyer who stood up for what he believed in, Cornell’s Atticus DeProspo is following in similar footsteps.

SAAC experience won’t be forgotten

Bradley Maldonado, a senior cross country student-athlete at Lincoln Memorial in Harrogate, Tenn., joined the Railsplitters’ Student-Athlete Advisory Committee as a freshman and was named chair of the Division II national SAAC as a junior. Maldonado took a break from SAAC’s fall meetings to discuss his experiences on the committee.

Taking on the job of dad, FAR steers dozens to success

Thomas Bullock’s oldest children have advanced degrees and are now lawyers, engineers and academics. The youngest are just now escaping the gravity of tough social circumstances in the most impoverished neighborhoods of Washington, D.C.

AD seizes every opportunity

Former NFL player has raised the bar at Coppin State and made graduating a top priority for student-athletes.

Triple play: 3 degrees, 3 years

Jacksonville outfielder earns bachelor’s trio early and hangs up his glove to pursue concussion research career.

Motivated by family

When Kelsey Phinney was a child, her father motivated her to ski farther despite fatigue. Today, he motivates her interest in neuroscience at Division III Middlebury College.

Academy of Art's Johnny Carter finds balance between being an artist and an athlete

Johnny Carter was born to run and jump. The Academy of Art has helped him to flourish on the track while becoming an artist in the classroom.

Denver's Kristen Hamilton stayed close to home for her record breaking career

Kristen Hamilton just finished her senior season competing in soccer at Denver and her career was one for the record books, literally. Hamilton finished her career as the Pioneers’ all-time career points leader (138) and total career goals leader (51).


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