• Most likely to succeed: Washington's Kelsey Plum nears NCAA scoring record
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    Most likely to succeed: Washington's Kelsey Plum nears NCAA scoring record

    SEATTLE — The phone rang at the Plum household in Poway, Calif., on a late July day in 2012. Katie Plum picked it up, and the caller identified herself as Jackie Stiles. “I don’t know if you know who I am,” Stiles said before Plum interjected. “I know exactly who you are,” Plum said. At the time, every adult member of the Plum family had played Division I college sports, and Katie Plum had talked to plenty of recruiters who pursued her two oldest daughters as well as her youngest, Kelsey. Recruiting didn’t do much for the girls’ parents, Katie and Jim Plum. Katie used recruiting letters as fire starters on the family’s frequent camping trips. But this recruiting call was different. It was coming

  • Everything On The Line At MAC Championships
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    Everything On The Line At MAC Championships

    Feb. 23, 2017 Nate Perry, CMUChippewas.com MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. — This is the big one. It’s the one that gets the big circle on the CMU track and field calendar every year. The culmination of countless hours of training. It’s the Mid-American Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships. This year’s meet is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Eastern Michigan’s Bowen Field House. Friday’s preliminaries will begin at 10 a.m. with another 10 a.m. start slated for Saturday’s finals. Track and field is a unique sport in that the premiere athletes on the team don’t compete at every meet in order to rest or prevent injury. These precautions are taken so that all the stars can shine their brightest

  • Agnew, Prince Named to Canadas Algarve Cup Roster
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    Agnew, Prince Named to Canadas Algarve Cup Roster

    Feb. 23, 2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Lindsay Agnew and Nichelle Prince, seniors on the 2016 Ohio State women’s soccer team, have been selected to play for the Canadian Women’s National Team in the Algarve Cup, head coach John Herdman announced Wednesday. The tournament will take place from March 1-8 in Portugal where Canada is slotted to take on Denmark, Russia and host Portugal in pool play. Both Agnew and Prince were selected in the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Draft last Thursday. Agnew was selected with the 19th overall pick by the Washington Spirit while Prince was taken with the 28th pick by the Houston Dash. The pair are the first two players in program history selected in the