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NBA Draft Preview
Is It Draft-y in Here?
NBA Draft Preview

By Ashton Grenon|June 22, 2022

With the 2022 NBA Playoffs and college basketball season concluded, the focus for top-tier college basketball players and fans turns to the NBA Draft. College basketball is one of the...

Motivation Monday: Playing With the Hand You’re Dealt
Play to Your Strengths
Motivation Monday: Playing With the Hand You’re Dealt

By Tyler Traskos|June 13, 2022

“Don’t worry about the cards that everyone else was dealt. Find a way to make an impact with the cards you have.”  When I first started playing hockey, it didn’t...

5 Notable LGBTQIA+ Athletes: Part 2
Happy Pride Month!
5 Notable LGBTQIA+ Athletes: Part 2

By Catherine Light|June 13, 2022

Britney Griner Following the footsteps of Johnny Weir, Griner never felt the need to officially come out–during an interview after being drafted into the WNBA, she expressed that the formality...

 4 Tips For Creating a Balanced Workout Routine for the Basketball Offseason
Keep Grinding!
 4 Tips For Creating a Balanced Workout Routine for the Basketball Offseason

By Brayden Koch|June 13, 2022

As a college athlete, it’s vital to be in peak condition not only during the season, but year-round. This is what truly separates the good athletes from the great ones....

Approaching the 50th Anniversary of Title IX: A History of Gender Discrimination Legislation
Who Run the World? Girls!
Approaching the 50th Anniversary of Title IX: A History of Gender Discrimination Legislation

By Daley Craft|June 8, 2022

Did you know that women’s sports haven’t always been a part of the NCAA? Thankfully, one landmark piece of legislation changed that reality nearly 50 years ago and female athletes...

Sports Survival Guide: 16 Essentials Every College Athlete Should Have for Optimal Success 
Stay in Peak Shape!
Sports Survival Guide: 16 Essentials Every College Athlete Should Have for Optimal Success 

By Daesha Harper|June 7, 2022

Being an athlete can sometimes be a full-time job. Athletes put a great deal of stress on their bodies so often that they need to know how to properly take...

Offseason Motivational Quotes: Mark Spitz on Preparation
Be Prepared!
Offseason Motivational Quotes: Mark Spitz on Preparation

By Ashton Grenon|June 6, 2022

It’s easy to let motivation lag in the summer–after all, it’s hot outside, you’re in the offseason, and there’s so much fun to be had! However, the offseason is a...

Happy Pride Month: Honoring 6 Notable LGBTQIA+ Athletes (Part 1)
Check out these Game Changers!
Happy Pride Month: Honoring 6 Notable LGBTQIA+ Athletes (Part 1)

By Catherine Light|June 6, 2022

June is Pride Month, so on the first day of each week, 2aDays will be highlighting important LGBTQIA+ topics related to sports. For week one, we’re highlighting some notable LGBTQIA+...

Game On: Why E-Sports are a Beacon for Equality and Inclusivity
A Different Kind of College Athlete?
Game On: Why E-Sports are a Beacon for Equality and Inclusivity

By Chloe Singer|June 6, 2022

When you think of an Esports player, what is the image that pops into your head? Is it a scrawny white male playing video games in his basement? A former...

Retirement Regrets? Here’s How You Can Keep Swimming in College After Calling it Quits
Just Keep Swimming!
Retirement Regrets? Here’s How You Can Keep Swimming in College After Calling it Quits

By Kyle Haflich|June 6, 2022

Athlete/Coach Interviews are posted every Thursday/Monday for recruiting advice, what to look for, and more Let’s say you chose not to swim in college and you have been thinking about...

The Best Pool in Each Power 5 Conference
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The Best Pool in Each Power 5 Conference

By Kyle Haflich|June 3, 2022

Big 10  For the Big 10 Conference, I have to go with the University of Minnesota and the Jean K Freeman Aquatic Center. Holding many Big 10 Conference Championships, most...

Volleyball 101: 4 Basic Rules for Newbies to the Sport
Ace the Basics!
Volleyball 101: 4 Basic Rules for Newbies to the Sport

By Lilia Farach|June 1, 2022

It is currently off-season for volleyball, but what better time to start learning about this beautiful sport than now? Here are four basics for anyone interested in learning the ropes:...

D1 Lacrosse All American Gabby Starkey’s Daily Grind
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D1 Lacrosse All American Gabby Starkey’s Daily Grind

By Madison Machado|June 1, 2022

Gabby Starkey played for Dartmouth Women’s Lacrosse until her junior year. During her time at Dartmouth, Gabby was an All-American, was frequent at NCAA tournaments, and was named Ms. Dartmouth...

Want to Switch Schools? Here are 5 Common Questions About the Transfer Process to Help You Out
Move with Confidence!
Want to Switch Schools? Here are 5 Common Questions About the Transfer Process to Help You Out

By Kyle Haflich|May 31, 2022

Transferring is no easy task. You have a lot of decisions to make, and usually it’s in a time crunch–you don’t get the multi-year recruiting process you did in high...

Trials, Tribulations and The Importance of Resilience: Lessons From D1 Tennis Athlete, Andrea Martinez
Never Give Up!
Trials, Tribulations and The Importance of Resilience: Lessons From D1 Tennis Athlete, Andrea Martinez

By Matthew Reichen|May 31, 2022

Andrea Martínez is a senior tennis player at Loyola University New Orleans who is originally from Puerto Rico. She studies Biological Sciences and has a minor in Chemistry and has...

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