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Steve Murray adjusts to new life as Assistant Athletic Director
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Steve Murray adjusts to new life as Assistant Athletic Director

Steve Murray’s office isn’t crammed with souvenirs and trophies the way many of his colleagues’ offices are. His desk is mostly empty, and his walls are bare save for a collection of drawings from his young children. It’s certainly a change from his old office, a glass-enclosed cubicle in the Leonard Center’s Deno Fitness Center…

Cross Country teams reap rewards at MIAC Championship
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Cross Country teams reap rewards at MIAC Championship

On Saturday, Oct. 28th, the Macalester Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams competed at the MIAC Championship meet. The women’s team raced across the finish line in sixth place overall, while the men took seventh place. The women’s team had several strong finishers as Marlee Yost-Wolff ’19 led the way in 22nd place, earning Honorable…

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Men’s Cross Country hits stride at right time

Entering the season, the Macalester Men’s Cross Country team had one thing on its mind: improving at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship (MIAC) meet. In 2016, the Mac Pack finished in a disappointing ninth place at the year-end meet, only beating Augsburg College and Concordia College-Moorhead across the finish line. “We weren’t too happy…

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Women’s cross country builds from the middle

On Saturday, Oct. 14, the Macalester Women’s Cross Country team will run at the Tori Neubauer Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in their final meet before the MIAC Championship. As they head into the season’s most important juncture, the team is flying – or, more appropriately, running – high. They enter Saturday’s…

Women’s soccer builds momentum with win over Luther
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Women’s soccer builds momentum with win over Luther

The Scots downed the Luther Norse 1-0 Tuesday night, bringing their overall record to 3-2-1. While the first half was slow, the second half began with an offensive explosion from the Scots. At 50 minutes in, Kate Bond ’21 sniped the ball from nearly 100 feet out. “It was a build-up out of the back,”…

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Small pitching staff overcomes injury to lead Softball team

One pitcher, 14 innings. A grueling task for anyone asked to perform it. And yet, this is a task that was asked of the Macalester softball pitching staff many times this season. Morghan Bean ’18, Sophie Migacz ’19, and Makaya Resner ’19 are the three pitchers for the Macalester softball team. Each specializes in a…

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Men’s Tennis looks to make playoffs in late-season push

The Macalester Men’s Tennis Team enters its late season run finely poised. With four matches still to be played in the regular season, all of them in the MIAC, the team is 6-7 (2-3 MIAC). They have notched conference victories over Saint Mary’s University and Concordia College while falling to Saint John’s University, Gustavus Adolphus…

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