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Big ten, big band, big spirit: going Gopher for a day

This past weekend, on what was possibly the perfect fall day, I attended a University of Minnesota football game along with some friends. Watching, or at least pretending to watch, football is a favorite autumnal pastime of mine, so perhaps I was driven to attend because Macalester’s lack of home games was leaving a void in my life.

Getting to Know the 11-Second Man: Alan Schembri-Wismayer
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Getting to Know the 11-Second Man: Alan Schembri-Wismayer

This week The Mac Weekly caught up with sharpshooting midfielder Alan Schembri-Wismayer ’17 (Rochester, Minn.) to talk about soccer, Macalester and Malta. Schembri-Wismayer’s goal against St. Scholastica on Sept. 14 with 11 seconds remaining on the clock won the game for the Scots in a thrilling fashion, evening Macalester’s record to 3-3.

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Heather Lendway ’06: Mac Grad becomes USA Triathlon Champion

On Aug. 10, Heather Lendway ’06 won the 2013 USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championships held in Milwaukee, Wis. Lendway was an All-American in distance freestyle swimming and a three-time MIAC champ. By winning Nationals, she qualified to participate in the World Championships next August in Edmonton, Canada. She is currently an assistant for the women’s…

Freshman 14: Led by talented first-year class, women’s cross country builds for short- and long-term success
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Freshman 14: Led by talented first-year class, women’s cross country builds for short- and long-term success

In her first ever six kilometer cross country race, Kimber Meyer ’17 (Naperville, Ill.) placed first overall out of 56 runners at the Crown College Storm Invitational on Sept. 7, spearheading a definitive victory for the women’s cross country team. Meyer’s strong finish was followed by similarly impressive performances from several other team members, including…

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The return of the All-MIACs

It’s a new athletic season with new faces, but Mac’s fall sports teams will be counting on the 15 returning Academic All-MIAC performers for strength and leadership. Women’s soccer leads the fall teams with four returning award winners, followed by women’s volleyball (three), men’s soccer (two), men’s cross country (two), women’s cross country (two), men’s…

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