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The Problem with “Voluntary” Workouts

On May 20, the NCAA gave the green light for athletes in all sports to start voluntary workouts beginning June 1. As a former Division 1 athlete, hearing the term “voluntary workout” always makes me laugh—plenty of athletes know that voluntary workouts are all but mandatory, because if you don’t put in the work when

June 11, 2020 Katie Lever, M.A.

Let’s Talk Ivy Crew

As a fast rower in your senior year of high school, you’re told the world is your oyster… but what if you’re allergic to shellfish? You want to go further. How about an Ivy League? Okay. The acceptance rate for Ivy League Universities in the United States is 6.78%, but that won’t slow you down

June 8, 2020

Flaws of the 20-Hour Rule

Every prospective athlete understands that life as a college athlete is time-consuming. I remember during my time in the NCAA, telling recruits that they would have to learn time management skills once they started competing, which, while not technically untrue, was the understatement of the century. A teammate of mine used to tell recruits about

June 4, 2020

Yale Baseball Player Gives Great Advice to Those Who are Looking to Play at the Next Level

We sat down with Yale University Men’s Baseball player, Brian Ronai, who spoke about how he got on his current coach’s radar and how to prepare for college baseball mentally and physically. He also shared on how to adjust from being the best player on your high school team to being average on your college

June 1, 2020

Syracuse University Athletic Facilities

We are going to step inside of Syracuse University’s women’s lacrosse complex. You will get to see their locker room and some legends who played for the team, the film room, and the training room. Manley Field House, a multi-purpose arena that opened in 1962, is where the Syracuse men’s and women’s basketball teams, women’s

May 28, 2020

Franklin Pierce Head Women’s Soccer Coach, Jonathan Garbar | Get on the Radar of a Successful Coach

Coach Jonathan Garbar is the fourth head coach in Franklin Pierce’s program history. In 2018, Garbar led Franklin Pierce to a league-record eighth Northeast-10 Conference title, its first since 2006, with a 3-0 win over Assumption. Again in 2018, Garbar’s team reached a high ranking position at No. 7.  The United Soccer Coaches poll ranked

May 25, 2020

Former American Football Player & Blue Mountain State Actor, Ed Marinaro, Talks Cornell & Being a Dual Athlete

Ed Marinaro is arguably the greatest football player in Ivy League history. Marinaro played college football at Cornell University, where he set over 16 NCAA records. He was the first running back in NCAA history to run for 4,000 career rushing yards and led the nation in rushing in 1971. He went on to finish

May 21, 2020