Jessica Solomon

Sports Editor | [email protected] | Jessica Solomon (23C) is from Bethesda, Md., majoring in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology on a pre-med track. Aside from being the sports editor, she is an Emory tour guide and plays on the club volleyball team. Solomon loves everything Washington, D.C., and is still pumped about the Nationals’ World Series win and the Capitals’ Stanley Cup victory.

Why I’m Hesitant About Trevor Lawrence

It’s hard to talk about college football without hearing the name Trevor Lawrence. The 21-year-old star quarterback from Clemson University (S.C.) has made headlines since he arrived onto the college scene in 2018, and it shouldn’t come as any surprise that Lawrence is projected to go first in the 2021 NFL Draft — especially with [...]

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Serving It Up With Jenny McDowell | Coach’s Conversation in COVID

On Nov. 23, 2019, the Emory volleyball team fell to Johns Hopkins University (Md.) in the NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship game. In a subsequent interview with the Wheel, then-junior middle hitter Finn Wilkins expressed her readiness to return for the 2020 season in hopes of getting to “those final moments at nationals,” noting [...]

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Keiko Price, New Athletic Director, to Bring ‘Competitive Drive’ to Emory

After four months without an athletic director, Emory Athletics announced on Nov. 9 that Keiko Price, currently the sports administrator at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will become assistant vice president of Campus Life and director of athletics. Price will officially begin as Emory’s athletic director on Dec. 10.  In the announcement, Vice President [...]

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In Open Letter, Athletes and Coaches Censure Athletic Dept. for Miscommunication, Arbitrary Decisions

On Oct. 27, the Emory Athletics Department announced the upcoming winter sports season would be canceled, prolonging disruption of Emory sports and eliciting a flurry of emotions from students and coaches alike.  The department, which is searching for an athletic director after former head Mike Vienna retired in August, has received criticism from student athletes [...]

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‘Salt in the Wound’: Emory Athletes Mourn Another Lost UAA Season

After months of uncertainty regarding the status of winter sports, the University Athletic Association (UAA) announced on Oct. 27 that the formal winter sports season would be canceled. Similar to the cancellation of the fall season, individual schools are allowed to make decisions about which games, if any, to retain for their programs.  With no [...]

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