Ryan Smith

Associate Editor | Ryan Smith is a College senior from Philadelphia majoring in journalism and American studies. He loves journalism and collegiate athletics, and thus considers it a miracle that he’s survived three years at Emory. He joined the Wheel his freshman year as Assistant Sports Editor before serving as Sports Editor and Features Editor. His work has appeared on SB Nation, Uproxx, Atlanta Magazine, Rivals, 247Sports and various DUC napkins, among other places. Nowadays, he can be found covering University of South Florida athletics for Bulls247.com.

Pietsch Sets Record at Samford Invitational

Both the men’s and women’s track and field teams turned in strong performances at the Samford Invitational in Birmingham (Ala.) on Friday and Saturday, with two Eagles breaking indoor school records. On the women’s side, senior Aileen Rivell earned her place in the Emory record books with a dazzling performance in the 3,000-meter run, posting [...]

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Men’s Team Tops Bellhaven, Birmingham Southern to move to 3-0

The men’s basketball team continued its strong start to the season, winning a pair of home games against Birmingham Southern College (Ala.) and Belhaven College (Miss.) to move to 3-0 on the season. The Eagles had no trouble with Birmingham Southern on Sunday, trouncing them 88-54, while they edged Belhaven on Tuesday night by a [...]

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Men’s and Women’s Team Crush Rochester

Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams closed out their regular seasons with wins over their respective men’s and women’s University Athletic Association (UAA) soccer team rival, the University of Rochester (N.Y.). The men’s team defeated the Yellow Jackets 3-0, while the women earned a 3-1 victory. The women’s team ended their season with a [...]

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Men’s Team Fall 1-0 To Both NYU, Brandeis

The men's soccer team dropped a pair of close home games to University Athletic Association (UAA) teams over the weekend, losing to Brandeis University (Mass.) 1-0 on Friday evening before falling 1-0 to New York University on Saturday. The Eagles fell to 8-6-2 on the season, with a 2-3-1 mark in UAA play. The Eagles [...]

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XC Outpaces the Competition

The Emory women’s cross country team, ranked No. 27 in the nation among Division III squads, ran their way to a top five finish at the AAE Invitational in Winneconne, Wisconsin, this past Saturday. The Eagles finished fifth out of 46 teams with 265 points. The Emory men’s cross country team also notched an upper-half finish, [...]

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