By the time their 9 o’clock class starts, many student athletes have already been awake for hours. How do they manage the early-morning practices in the nocturnal world of college?
Go ahead, try to tell John DiBartolomeo exhibition games don’t count. Two weeks later, the former University of Rochester basketball star is probably still pinching himself after having the chance to play against Kobe Bryant and the Lakers in an Oct. 11 NBA preseason game at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Zoric had the perfect view of the United States Women’s National Team at the 2015 FIFA World Cup Final in Canada as the team doctor for the Americans.
Vitraag Mehta ’17 dominates arenas as small as 80 square feet as an athlete in the world of competitive table tennis. This spring, Mehta advanced to the championship round of the National Collegiate Table Tennis Association held in Eau Clair, Wisconsin.
Coming out of nowhere, the University’s equestrian team is fresh out of the gates and quickly becoming a well-known competitive force. “Cornell has been, for years, untouchable, and now we’ve shown that we can catch them,” says Sarah Markowitz ’16. “We’ve come close, and even beaten them at some competitions.”