Ellie Martin – Senior LMU Rowing

“Waking up at 5 am every day for the last four years has been exhausting and hard but at this moment I would do anything to get up that early and be on the water with my teammates. Having your senior season ripped away from you is truly heartbreaking. Not reaching the milestones of yourContinue reading “Ellie Martin – Senior LMU Rowing”

Aimee Chambers – Northridge High School Track and Field

“I am currently a senior in high school and the outdoor track season started last week. I am a high jumper and have been doing it since 7th grade. This year I decided to participate in indoor track, and as a result I broke our school’s indoor record… twice. I jumped 5’2” (previous record wasContinue reading “Aimee Chambers – Northridge High School Track and Field”

Courtney Isom – Senior BYU Track and Field

Courtney Isom – Senior BYU T&F “Ever since I was 7 I had a goal to be a collegiate athlete. I didn’t know what sport until I discovered track and the natural talent I had in it. In high school I broke the school record in high jump and did about every event. My dreamContinue reading “Courtney Isom – Senior BYU Track and Field”

Taylor Wiederrecht – Senior Messiah College Track and Field

“My name is Taylor Wiederrecht and I’m a senior at Messiah College. All four years of my college career I played field hockey and ran track. While playing field hockey my freshman year, we won the NCAA Division III National Championship. Despite this accomplishment, I knew there was more to life than a championship title.”Continue reading “Taylor Wiederrecht – Senior Messiah College Track and Field”

Laurén Schiek – Junior Santa Clara Softball

“Growing up, it was always my dream to play the game I loved at the highest level, while learning at a prestigious university, receiving a high academic education. Stepping onto campus at Santa Clara fulfilled that vision for me. I wanted to come to a place where I could make an impact, be part ofContinue reading “Laurén Schiek – Junior Santa Clara Softball”

Emily Cannon – Senior BYU Cheer

 “Competitive gymnastics was my everything from age 3 to 19. After freshman year of BYU gymnastics I left to serve a mission for my church, making me the first collegiate female gymnast in BYU history to return to play after serving an LDS mission. I was one again rostered, as a walk-on, and over timeContinue reading “Emily Cannon – Senior BYU Cheer”

Jake Toolson – Senior BYU Basketball

“Growing up it was always my dream to play at BYU. I loved the cougs and would dream of the day where I would be wearing the blue and white jersey. After high school, I had the opportunity to see my dream come true, and play on the BYU basketball team. As my dream becameContinue reading “Jake Toolson – Senior BYU Basketball”

Jonah Mathews – Senior USC Basketball

“Growing up with my dad and brother involved in basketball, I was surrounded by the game. I was never forced to play, but my Dad told me that if I wanted to play, I’d have to do it the right way. At first, I wasn’t serious about the game, I mostly just cared about myContinue reading “Jonah Mathews – Senior USC Basketball”

Lauren Baglietto – Sophomore Santa Clara Water Polo

“My mom unexpectedly passed away in December of 2019. Practices for our new water polo season started early January. I knew that if there was anything that was going to get me through the toughest time of my life it was getting to play the sport I love with some of the closest friends I’veContinue reading “Lauren Baglietto – Sophomore Santa Clara Water Polo”

Kyle Cuellar – Senior UCLA Baseball

“My name is Kyle Cuellar. I am a senior Political Science major at UCLA where I also play baseball. I have played baseball since I was 3 years old, it was my first love. I enrolled at UCLA as a freshmen in fall of 2016. Since then I have had a career that has seenContinue reading “Kyle Cuellar – Senior UCLA Baseball”