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10 Hours Driving, a XC Meet, and Great Wolf Lodge

I’m usually home over Fall Break, but this year our cross country team decided to do something new. We went on a trip to Great Wolf Lodge in Virginia after a meet there.

We drove down to a hotel near the meet on Friday night, ran Saturday morning–although I was unable to run due to [...]

The Wonderful World of McDaniel Athletics

In the last week, the Men and Women’s Cross Country teams were both victorious at the Penn-State Harrisburg Invitational, the Women’s Volleyball team continued their winning streak, the Men and Women’s soccer team had draws in their games, Alex Philo got 88 points in golf (a career low for her), and Ryan Salomon was victorious [...]

The Best of Fall 2013:

I know some others have done a “2013 in review,” but I’m going to join in the fun and share my good experiences from the past semester.

Conversations with Visiting Professors: Last semester, two English professors, Dr. Marjorie Garber and Dr. Carolyn Dinshaw, gave lectures on campus. I went to both. I also had the honors [...]

Last cross country meet of the season

Today was our cross country Regionals race at Dickinson’s cross country course in Pennsylvania. The course is notorious for its difficulty in the wooded sections during the middle section, but we had ran it before this season and have done a ton of hill workouts since we started training in August.

For two of our [...]

Early Morning Volunteering

It’s 7AM on a Saturday, and I’m pacing to keep warm rather than snuggling in my bed. I’m on the side of the road filling up tiny cups of water and filling bowls with candy, talking spiritedly with my teammates and checking my watch to see when the first runner will come by.

We’re at [...]