A phone call on August 5, 2005 changed NYU basketball alum Sean Dillon’s life forever. The call was from his father letting him know that Dillon’s stepbrother Tad had taken his own life the previous day.
As the setter of four-time NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball champions at Washington University, Steph Habif knew how to bring a team together for success. Today, the behavioral scientist is serving as the Senior Director of Behavioral Sciences at Tandem Diabetes Care, working with her team so that fewer diabetes patients have to inject themselves with insulin.
From the time he started seriously looking at Brandeis University as his potential college choice, Tyler Ng was confident it was the right place for him. With its academic reputation, proximity to Boston, and a strong tennis program, Brandeis seemed like a great fit.
UAA steeplechase champion Marco Quaroni has flourished in the team concept at Washington University, bringing his camera along every step of the way.
The University of Rochester men’s tennis team earned its first win over Stevens Institute of Technology in program history on Sunday in a fashion that exemplified its 10-2 start to the 2018-19 season. Every player in the lineup earned at least one point in the Yellowjackets’ 6-3 win over the Ducks, their third win this year over a team they lost to last season.
Alumni Feature: Former CWRU Softball Student-Athlete Jennifer Robinson Devoted to Studying the Brain
Dr. Jennifer Robinson remembers wanting a microscope for her fifth birthday. “I always wanted to know how things worked and what they were made of,” she recalled. The Director of the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences Ph.D. program in the Department of Psychology at Auburn University, Robinson is still seeking those answers.
When NYU graduate Philip Shin was in the second grade, he began fencing to spend more time with his best friend. This friend soon quit fencing and moved away, but Shin continues to excel at the sport and travel around the world competing.
When Maren Loe was starring for the University of Chicago volleyball team, she believed she got the most done during the playing season. “I don’t know how many other athletes are like this, but a lot of volleyball players felt most productive in the season,” she said. “You had to be more organized with so many constraints on your time.”
Student-Athlete Feature: Washington University Track & Field Throwers Randal Walker and Daelen Morris
For Randal Walker and Daelen Morris, attending Washington University was an opportunity to pursue multiple passions, including academics, athletics, and community service.
Rising junior Lindsey Tse has learned to balance basketball, academics, and community service work at Emory University.