Author: Claire Fenton

The casual cruelty of the phrase ‘throw like a girl’

Even elite female athletes struggle to shake the stigma of 'playing like a girl.' (Athletes pictured, from left: Sarah Fuller, Allyson Felix and Mo'ne Davis) (Ha-tien Nguyen/Photo Editor) This is the final piece of a series of articles for Women’s History Month spotlighting female empowerment through sports.  “You throw like a girl!” When I was [...]

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Men’s and women’s golf crowned UAA champions

The Emory University men’s and women’s golf teams won the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship on March 12 to 13. The men defeated New York University (NYU) 3-2 to bring home their fifth consecutive title, while the women beat No. 1 Carnegie Mellon University (Penn.) 3-2 and earned the program’s first ever championship trophy. The [...]

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Buzzer beaters in the Big Easy: March Madness 2022

The NCAA Men’s Division I College Basketball Tournament began March 15, kicking off another unpredictable and entertaining March Madness. As always, the 2022 tournament promises its fair share of Cinderella stories, historic playoff runs and outstanding individual performances. The Longwood University (Va.) Lancers earned their first tournament berth in program history after smoking Winthrop University [...]

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Track & field athletes break records, amass accolades in preparation for outdoor season

Alex Devaux competes in the weight throw at the University Athletic Association Indoor Championships on Feb. 26. (Courtesy of Jonathan Fulkerson) The Emory men’s and women’s track and field teams competed last weekend at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Indoor Championships where some Eagles came home with new school records.  Notable placings include senior Brett [...]

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Men’s basketball begins tournament play, women’s season comes to a close

Matthew Schner goes for a layup on Feb. 20 (Natalie Sandlow/Contributing) The Emory University men’s and women’s basketball teams celebrated senior day with their final regular season and University of Athletic Association (UAA) matchup against the University of Rochester (N.Y.) Yellowjackets on Feb. 26. The men capped off their impressive regular season with a win, [...]

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