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Articles by Jennifer Cone

A Student-Athlete’s Battle With Mental Health

“I experienced body-shaming from my coach; it made me feel like I was not good enough.” These are the words of Kristi, a Division I student-athlete who has been struggling with her mental health while competing at her ‘dream school’. She is not alone; about 22% of young adults aged 18-25 experience any form of

February 13, 2020 Jennifer Cone

George Washington University Campus Tour | Athletic Facilities

A little insight into the George Washington University facilities and let’s see what the facilities have to offer.  We will start with The Charles E. Smith Center which most of GW’s 27 intercollegiate varsity sports. The complex was updated in 2008 and the facility is outstanding. Moving onto The GW-Mount Vernon Athletics Facility opened in

April 29, 2019

Three Time Olympian Elana Meyers Taylor Talks Women in Sports

Meyers Taylor has her name written across many record books and is continuing to leave a lasting imprint as the acting President of the Women’s Sports Foundation. She has seen many instances of gender inequality in the athletic community and is hoping to make changes towards equality. Meyers Taylor looks back at her past to see how it has impacted where she is now, and where she hopes to go.

March 27, 2019

Missouri Southern State University Head Softball Coach Blackney Offers Advice

There are many uncertainties and questions concerning how to begin the recruiting process, and where to go once you begin. The valuable information that Blackney has amassed from her tenure across multiple NCAA Divisions throughout her almost ten years of coaching experience is exceptionally insightful.

March 11, 2019

The Life Of a Stanford Volleyball Champion

Many student-athletes aspire to compete for their dream college, the chance at a National Championship and the ultimate goal is having it all? For Meghan McClure, a sophomore on Stanford University’s Women’s Volleyball team, this dream became a reality this past season. Getting to this point is not an easy task, as many can imagine,

February 18, 2019