This summer, I traveled to Australia for an athletic training internship with a Western Australia Football League (WAFL) team through a company called The Education Abroad Network (TEAN). I loved working as a sports trainer for the Subiaco Lion Football club. It took me a few weeks to learn the game of Australian football, but ...more
This summer Olivia DeFrancesco, a rising junior on the Hornet women's basketball team, traveled to Italy. This is a blog of her experiences with a photo gallery.
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This past June, I spent my time living in a small apartment in Rome, Italy. Just 10 minutes outside the heart of Rome, I took courses ...more
By senior Sammi Goldsmith
It has been two weeks since I first stepped foot in Indianapolis, Indiana. I had been anxiously awaiting my trip to the Women’s Basketball Final Four since January when I found out that I had been accepted into the WBCA’s ‘So You Want To Be a Coach’ Program.
I wish I could turn ...more
In this week's In the Paint blog, three LC seniors describe what it was like to end their career by grasping the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship.
#11, Senior, Sammi Goldsmith
Senior year had arrived, and it was time to set a goal. The empty banner in Turner gymnasium served as a daily reminder that we wanted ...more
My three children have been around my team since they were born and I told them when they turned 10 years old they could be on the sideline during a game. Last February my oldest daughter, Holly turned 10. No sooner than us celebrating her birthday did she remind me that she is now allowed ...more
Logan Short is someone that comes around only once in awhile. Logan was a walk on from Delaware and he had an infectious personality. He knew all of the mascots of everybody's high school and was always trying to find out new trivia.
On the field, Logan earned his way onto our team and in his ...more
Adam Tinklepaugh won the Sommerville Scholar award in 2006. This award is the most prestigious award given to a student at Lynchburg College. Adam had a resume that was very thick and it included being a PASS Leader, EMS, Lacrosse player, etc.
I still remember talking with Adam that night on the phone and he told ...more
A Way of Life
One of the highlights of this job is getting the chance to sit down with some alumni, talk, and share some of our greatest memories. It is almost unbelievable to think that I am entering my 17th year as head coach. I cannot begin to tell you about the impact the student ...more