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Lukas Nelson

Lukas has been the sports editor for The Miami Student since last spring. Lukas wrote his first article for TMS as a Freshman, and was the beat writer for women’s basketball as a sophomore before he became the sports editor. A junior journalism and sports leadership and management double major, his dream job is writing about basketball, at any level. While covering games is his favorite part of being a journalist, he also enjoys writing human interest stories. Lukas is from Brewster, Ohio, and is a long-suffering Browns and Cavs fan. When Lukas isn’t busy with TMS, he enjoys watching (non-Miami) sports, Netflix, and reading good journalism of any genre. His email is

Junior shortstop Adriana Barlow settles under a fly ball during a March 31 doubleheader vs. Eastern Kentucky.

Softball ends historic season with loss to Northwestern

Going into Saturday, the Miami RedHawks needed to win two games to move on to Sunday’s regional final in Lexington, Ky. Instead, the team lost its first game against the Northwestern Wildcats, 7-1. The loss ends Miami’s historic season, which saw the team win a school-record 46 games.