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Articles by Emma McCarthy

Emma McCarthy is a contributing writer for LRT Sports. Emma participated in our spring 2019 intern class and attended Amherst College to study history. Emma played basketball for Amherst and graduated in 2019.
Emma McCarthy is a contributing writer for LRT Sports. Emma participated in our spring 2019 intern class and attended Amherst College to study history. Emma played basketball for Amherst and graduated in 2019.

Former Baltimore Orioles and Amherst’s Assistant Baseball Coach, Mike Odenwaelder, on Hard Work and Playing more than one Sport

Mike Odenwaelder left Amherst College after his junior year to begin his professional baseball career with the Baltimore Orioles as an Ironbird, where he was selected in the 16th round of the MLB draft. While at Amherst, Odenwaelder was a part of what was arguably Amherst’s most successful years in baseball. The team won an

February 10, 2020 Emma McCarthy

Recruiting Horror Stories by LRT Sports™| A Full Scholarship Ripped From Her Hands in a Blink of an Eye

A full-ride scholarship offer is supposed to be an exciting part of the stressful recruiting process.  However, not when your recruiting coach offers your scholarship to another student because “you’re taking too long to decide.” This happened to a young high school basketball player. When this athlete was looking for a Division I basketball scholarship,

February 6, 2020

Amherst Women’s Basketball | NCAA National Champ, G.P Gromacki, Shares His Wisdom

G.P. Gromacki is a three-time National Champion – winning his first in 2011 and going back to back in 2017 and 2018. He has been the head coach at Amherst College for 12 years and won eight NESCAC Championships. In 2017 and 2018 he led the program to two perfect seasons going 33-0. Coach Gromacki

October 17, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Drew Fischer | Drafted Junior Year

After Drew Fischer’s junior year, he was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 35thround of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. Drew is a right-handed pitcher and is amongst 17 other baseball players from Amherst College to be selected in the MLB Draft. What makes Drew a stand out from that group is he is only one of three to be chosen after his junior year.

March 29, 2019

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