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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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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…

Despite shortened spring season, Men’s Golf still looks to improve
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Despite shortened spring season, Men’s Golf still looks to improve

Yeah yeah, Minnesota is getting all of us good with this weather, but there are some among us with even more reason than usual to be excited about the fact that it’s finally comfortable to be outside. The men’s golf team has managed to fit in only one tournament this spring, and even that came in frigid conditions at the Wartburg College Spring Invite, located in Waverly, IA.

The legacy of Pierce Peters: Men’s basketball team searching for scoring threats, leadership in response to his departure
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The legacy of Pierce Peters: Men’s basketball team searching for scoring threats, leadership in response to his departure

Last week, Baltimore Ravens All-Pro linebacker Ray Lewis ended his career high on the highest possible stage, the Super Bowl, as a champion. While the story of Pierce Peters’ ‘13 (Glenwood, MN) basketball career at Macalester may not have ended as magically as Lewis’ career did, Peters’ influence on his team and the Minnesota Intercollegiate…

Women’s tennis team to start MIAC play on Friday
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Women’s tennis team to start MIAC play on Friday

The women’s tennis team hopes to do what it has done only once in the last ten years—reach the postseason. This feat has not been accomplished since 2008, but coaches and players believe this year provides an opportunity. “In terms of the MIAC, this is the best position we’re probably going to be in for…

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