Sports

Travis Stensby: Lucky to be swimming

Posted by on June 12, 2006

Travis Stensby was swimming for the University of Minnesota when he discovered a blood clot in his shoulder three years ago. That medical condition forced him to quit the team, and he thought his collegiate swimming career might be over.

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Rodrick McDonald: The thrill of victory, the big plays, the love of the game

Posted by on March 20, 2006

Rodrick McDonald, a senior in mechanical engineering, has loved the thrill of competition since his Deer Park High School days in Pasadena, Texas, where he competed in multiple sports. Returning to Texas for football’s Whataburger Cactus Bowl in January and the NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships last spring only managed to increase his […]

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Maggie Thompson: Tackling two varsity sports

Posted by on December 20, 2005

No team is made of one person alone, but junior Maggie Thompson, a pre-medical student from Marshall, Mo., does her fair share of helping UMR athletic teams.

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Phil Shin: The attitude to win

Posted by on September 20, 2005

California native Phil Shin, a senior in biological sciences, stays busy with pre-medicine classes and daily practices for the UMR football team, but it can still be hard living such a long distance from his family on the West Coast.

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