New Captain Molly Engstrom Leading the Connecticut Whale to a Hot Start

October 24, 2016|Erica Ayala for MyWSports With the announcement of the retirement of team captain Jessica Koizumi, the Connecticut Whale was in the market for a new player to don the letter “C” on the new home jerseys.  For the team, one player stood out as the perfect leader to captain the team on the … More New Captain Molly Engstrom Leading the Connecticut Whale to a Hot Start

Long Live EBAN!

Originally posted on Dorian Wanzer:
On Saturday, October 22, 2016, the Elon Black Alumni Network (EBAN) hosted a brunch to celebrate its 20 year milestone and honor four alumni for their commitment to community service and support of EBAN. I’m so honored to say, I was one of the five honorees, named the 2016 Distinguished Young Alumna. The…

“Oh, so you’re not really black!” Reflections of a Black Latina in the Social Justice Movement

Contributed by Erica L. Ayala The history of black people is beautifully complex.   Blackness is defined different ways by many different people.  I love being black, I love being a Latina, and I l… Source: “Oh, so you’re not really black!” Reflections of a Black Latina in the Social Justice Movement

“Whirlwind summer brings Katie Fitzgerald to Riveters” for The Ice Garden

Prior to August, Katie Fitzgerald assumed her hockey career was over after four seasons with St. Cloud State University of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA). In 78 games, Fitzgerald posted 2,209 saves, ranking her fourth in career saves for the Huskies. Additionally, her .908% save percentage is ranked third in the program’s history. Just … More “Whirlwind summer brings Katie Fitzgerald to Riveters” for The Ice Garden

ICYMI: Cheryl Reeve named Coach of the Year

On September 30th, the WNBA announced the winner of the 2016 Coach of the Year Award.  Here is an excerpt from the WNBA press release: “In Reeve’s seventh season as Minnesota coach, the Lynx set a franchise record for wins (28) and winning percentage (.824). Minnesota posted the WNBA’s best regular-season record for the fourth … More ICYMI: Cheryl Reeve named Coach of the Year