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First-years Sammie Levine (left) and Faith Tanis (right) hope to compete with the synchronized skating team next year after their season was canceled due to COVID-19.
SPORTS

Synchronized skating team makes best of season without competition

Levine wanted a normal college experience. She wanted to go to class and hang out with her friends without the looming stress of skating. That was, until an injury caused by crashing into the boards at practice that made her realize how she couldn’t imagine her life without skating.  “When I broke my leg, suddenly what I loved the most was taken away from me, and it wasn’t until I was at that rock-bottom that I realized skating gave me so much more than I thought it did,” she said.


Miami's baseball team now has 61 volunteer student managers.
MEN'S SPORTS

Student baseball managers program excellent in more ways than one

The managers, led for the most part by juniors Zorian Schiffman, Rory Tekulve and Kotila, is a group of student volunteers that help with nearly every aspect of the baseball team’s operation.  Schiffman believes Miami has the largest program of student managers in the country. “[We work on] things from game planning and video scouting, to player development, to some of the more in depth research projects,” Schiffman said.


Junior pitcher Sam Bachman might be selected in the first round of the MLB draft this July
MEN'S SPORTS

Star pitcher Sam Bachman has sights set on College World Series

 Sam Bachman’s name is hot in MLB draft circles. But for now he has different things on his mind. “I’m really not too focused on [the draft],” Bachman said. “The most important thing right now is getting Miami to a regional, to the College World Series, somewhere we’ve never been … When the season’s over we can talk about the draft.”


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