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Longwood University|General Admissions Advice

Longwood University was founded in 1839 in Farmville, Virginia. It is a public liberal arts school and is the third-oldest public university in Virginia. It is also one of the hundred oldest higher education schools in the U.S.  The three undergraduate academic colleges that they have are: Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences the College

January 14, 2021 LRT Sports Staff

New NIL Bill Alert | Examining the Collegiate Athletic Compensation Rights Act

As college athlete name, image, and likeness chatter continues at the close of the year, Mississippi senator Roger Wicker has entered the chat with a new federal NIL bill.  Last week, Wicker introduced the Collegiate Athlete Compensation Rights Act, which is a federal-level NIL bill that would expand the economic rights of college athletes—to an

December 17, 2020

University of Virginia Lacrosse Player Transferring Advice During Covid Times

College sports and college recruiting have drastically changed since the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s Sammy Mueller’s story about how she is taking the opportunity to use her extra year of eligibility for an opportunity to continue her education. Sammy Mueller was a four-year starting midfielder for the University of Virginia women’s lacrosse team. Since the 2020

November 12, 2020

Northwestern University Director of Performance Nutrition Talks Performance Changes & Body Dissatisfaction

Katie Knappenberger is the Director of Performance Nutrition for Northwestern University Athletics. She is passionate about maximizing fuel for athletic performance and is responsible for team and staff education, meal planning, individual nutrition counseling, and food and supplement security. Her philosophy revolves around positive body image and the idea that at every meal, athletes should

November 9, 2020

The NCAA Student Athlete-Advisory Committee (SAAC) | “Incoming Freshman Take a Look”

Picture this. You are a freshman in college and are adjusting to your practices, school schedule, and social life. This could all be pretty demanding and frustrating at times. Yet alone, why would you even think of becoming involved with a new organization? Here is why, the people you meet through the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

November 5, 2020

FSU Football Player, Chaz Neal, talks Redshirting, Grades, and Social Media

Chaz Neal is an offensive lineman for Florida State University; he stands 6’7 and is 317 pounds. In 2018 he worked with Florida State University’s scout team while redshirting. In 2019 Chaz appeared in all 13 games, he worked hard to help Noles convert 46 of 47 PAT’s. Prior to FSU, Mr. Neal was a

October 26, 2020

NCAA Transfer Portal and Transfer Waivers | What’s the Difference?

Transferring to a new university in the middle of one’s athletic career is a complicated process, made slightly easier by the NCAA’s relatively new transfer portal, which also lifted some of the barriers athletes faced in the transfer process. Case in point: prior to 2018, if a Division 1 athlete wanted to transfer, they had

October 5, 2020

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