Societal norms pressure female athletes to focus on looking good on top of being prepared for competition.
This season, the men’s swimming and diving team will consist of only six returning sophomore, junior and senior swimmers and 12 incoming freshmen.
This weekend, field hockey plays in its first home game of the season, volleyball competes in the Buttermaker tournament and men’s tennis plays in its first match of the year.
Sophomore Shoshana Bedrosian volunteered at the Changing Lives and Encouraging Ability Through Soccer camp over the summer. The camp spanned for six days in Tra Vinh, Vietnam and six days in Perk Chrey, Cambodia.
Sophomore Lindsey Suddaby brings a long line of athletic tradition to the women’s swimming and diving team. Her father, Rick Suddaby, is the head gymnastics coach at Ithaca College.