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
No. 7 South Carolina knew thin Texas A&M primarily relied on a six-player rotation, so the Gamecocks planned on pressuring the Aggies from the start. ''We just wanted to speed up the tempo, because they're a team that's well-coached,'' South Carolina coach Dawn Staley said. For their part the home Aggies fell apart, as A'ja Wilson had 21 points and 15 rebounds and the Gamecocks beat A&M 80-64 on Thursday night to remain in Southeastern Conference title contention.
Feb. 23, 2017 Hometown: Waterford, Conn. (now Boston, Mass.) Years with PSWS: 2006-10 Major: Human Development and Family Studies XXXX GoPSUsports.com: How did Penn State prepare you? KS: Penn State prepared me in so many ways as both a soccer player and as a person. As a player, Coach [Dambach] and Ann [Cook] continuously pushed me outside of my comfort zone to become the player and leader that they knew I could be. At the time, I didn't always see their vision but they believed in me and I owe so much to them for preparing me both physically and mentally to play professionally for seven years. Without them, I never would have lasted that long. In general, going to a big school like Penn State