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Wes Hart: Stepping in the right direction

Wes Hart: Stepping in the right direction

August 20, 2015

Wes Hart stood out on the pitch, eyeing practice. At midfield, Hart could watch his players square off against each other without any issues.In less than a month,  Hart has watched his newfound team change...

Women's World Cup matchup between USA and China one to watch

Women's World Cup matchup between USA and China one to watch

June 24, 2015

Team USA is making a bid to win the Women’s World Cup since its last title in 1999. Sixteen years later, Team USA is on the hunt once more to make itself a household name again. The U.S. came close...

Alabama soccer alumna, signee play at the 2015 Women's World Cup

Alabama soccer alumna, signee play at the 2015 Women's World Cup

June 17, 2015

The Alabama soccer team takes pride in the fact that it can attract national and international players. In the past four years, the Crimson Tide has had three Dutch players and one Spanish player.It comes...

After end-of-season run to the SEC Championship, club rugby loses in national championship semifinals

After end-of-season run to the SEC Championship, club rugby loses in national championship semifinals

June 3, 2015

Since its founding in 1973, the Alabama men’s club rugby team has been competitive. In recent years, the team has grown into a cohesive unit, challenging everyone who said they wouldn’t make it in...

Why you should care about the Women's World Cup

Why you should care about the Women's World Cup

May 27, 2015

Last summer, I wrote a column titled “Why we should care about the World Cup.” The column addressed how soccer is a growing sport in America with a booming fan-base and how it is important to pay attention...

Talley takes home NCAA title, scores lowest in career

Talley takes home NCAA title, scores lowest in career

May 27, 2015

For the past year, junior Emma Talley faced each new day with optimism and hope. If she wasn’t on the greens playing golf, she was analyzing video footage or thinking about golf. Her motto is to keep...

Jansen, Routliffe win second championship

Jansen, Routliffe win second championship

May 27, 2015

It takes a special type of doubles team to walk into the women’s tennis national championships ready for action. For many teams, it’s difficult to build a bond with your teammate, to be able to read...

Men's golf ready to compete at SEC Championships

Men's golf ready to compete at SEC Championships

April 16, 2015

For months, men’s golf coach Jay Seawell preached to his team to find its own identity – to step out of the shadow of the two previous NCAA championship teams and come into its own.It took five tournaments...

Jerry the cat passes away after illness

Jerry the cat passes away after illness

April 14, 2015

On Tuesday, Jerry the cat passed away. It was a hard decision for the two golf teams, but after consulting a veterinarian, men's golf coach Jay Seawell made the call to put Jerry down. She had been sick...

Women's golf to travel to SECs

Women's golf to travel to SECs

April 14, 2015

As coach Mic Potter would say, he and the team like to play their way 
through tournaments.The University of Alabama women’s golf team returned home late Monday from its stint at the PING/ASU Invitational....

Alabama soccer welcomes Wes Hart

Alabama soccer welcomes Wes Hart

April 13, 2015

The University of Alabama’s soccer program has seen its fair share of ups and downs. Former head coach Todd Bramble announced over a month ago that he would be stepping away from the program, and Bramble’s...

Small Town, Big Swing: Emma Talley reaches for personal success

Small Town, Big Swing: Emma Talley reaches for personal success

April 12, 2015

Growing up, Emma Talley did it all. If there was any sport that she could play, she made sure to play it. It didn’t matter what the rules were, Talley was going to compete. Her story started one day...

Women's golf travels to Arizona

April 8, 2015

It’s been a long, arduous season for the Alabama women’s golf team. After a rocky start to the season, the Crimson Tide hasn’t experienced much luck on 
the greens.Although some might be discouraged...

Men's golf to compete

Men's golf to compete

April 1, 2015

It may not be the most flashy tournament, but the Mason Rudolph Championship is special to coach Jay Seawell. Seawell said he knew Mason Rudolph before the famed golfer died four years ago.“Mr. Rudolph,...

Women's golf team focused on improvement

Women's golf team focused on improvement

March 24, 2015

Already halfway through the spring season, the Alabama women’s golf team knows a thing or two about the game and what it needs to work on. The team has pinpointed its flaws and taken the past two weeks...

Bama track and field sends 11 to NCAA championships

Bama track and field sends 11 to NCAA championships

March 11, 2015

Alongside many other Alabama sports competing in this spring’s national championships, 11 track and field athletes will represent the University this weekend at the Indoor National Championships.Nine...

Thank you, Todd Bramble

Thank you, Todd Bramble

March 9, 2015

Soccer coach Todd Bramble was my first formal interview for The Crimson White. I was a freshman in college, eager to make my mark and put my name out there. I’m pretty sure he knew it was my first college...

Men's golf to compete in Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters

Men's golf to compete in Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters

March 8, 2015

Returning to action after competing in back-to-back tournaments may seem tiring, but the No. 16 Crimson Tide knows better than to let exhaustion faze it.It’s been just over a week since the team competed...

Alabama soccer head coach Todd Bramble resigns

Alabama soccer head coach Todd Bramble resigns

March 6, 2015

Alabama Athletics released a statement Friday morning announcing the resignation of soccer coach Todd Bramble. Bramble will take over as the head coach of George Mason's women's soccer team.Bramble was...

Golf to play in South Carolina

Golf to play in South Carolina

March 4, 2015

Despite the wintery weather forcing practice indoors, the Alabama women’s golf team has been making strides since its first tournament two weeks ago. The Crimson Tide came in eighth place at the Northrop...

A tabby cat in the caddy shack: Jerry serves as unofficial mascot for UA golf teams

A tabby cat in the caddy shack: Jerry serves as unofficial mascot for UA golf teams

February 23, 2015

The Jerry Pate Golf Complex doesn’t just house the Alabama men’s and women’s golf teams, three national championship trophies and dozens of awards. Among the accolades and memorabilia is a special...

Sellers to debut at Puerto Rico Classic tournament

Sellers to debut at Puerto Rico Classic tournament

February 18, 2015

The Alabama men’s golf team several personnel changes this year. From sophomore Gavin Moynihan leaving the program after the fall season, to freshman Jonathan Hardee injuring his shoulder, it’s a completely...

UNC's Dean Smith will be missed

UNC's Dean Smith will be missed

February 11, 2015

Dean Smith is a legend. Despite coaching before most of us were born, Smith left a legacy that few could surpass. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame while still coaching. It’s a feat not many are...

Women's tennis travels to Virginia for ITA Indoors

Women's tennis travels to Virginia for ITA Indoors

February 4, 2015

After a successful season opener, the Alabama women’s tennis team (3-0) will compete in the ITA National Indoor Championship this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. This will be the third consecutive...

Women’s golf opens spring season in California

Women’s golf opens spring season in California

February 4, 2015

It’s been almost four months since Alabama women’s golf team teed off. Although every golfer has been hard at work trying to improve, they’ve been waiting four months to get back onto the links.Some...

Women's tennis defeats TCU 6-1

Women's tennis defeats TCU 6-1

February 2, 2015

Erin Routliffe was the final Alabama player on the courts, in the third set of a 1-1 match.Her team was by her side during the final set. The fans grew silent as she served against her Texas Christian...

Women's tennis prepares to face Syracuse, Princeton

Women's tennis prepares to face Syracuse, Princeton

January 21, 2015

It has seen greatness. It’s been through struggles and hardships. It’s grown into a championship program.Now, the women’s tennis team kicks off its official spring season this weekend hosting Syracuse,...

UA tennis takes 23 wins

UA tennis takes 23 wins

January 20, 2015

In its lone preseason event, the women’s tennis team closed out the Mal Moore Invitational tournament with 23 wins after a weekend of competition against Florida State, No. 17 Georgia Tech and 
No....

Tide looks to make impact at invitational

Tide looks to make impact at invitational

January 15, 2015

After a two-month break, the Alabama track and field team begins its spring season Saturday, competing in the Auburn Invitational in Birmingham. The meet will host conference and non-conference teams.Excitement...

Tom Brady making case for greatness

Tom Brady making case for greatness

January 12, 2015

Love him or hate him, Tom Brady is the man to beat.Brady threw his 46th postseason touchdown pass Saturday night, trumping the record previously held by 49ers quarterback Joe Montana. Montana threw 45...

Swimming and diving team trains in Florida

Swimming and diving team trains in Florida

January 8, 2015

The Alabama swimming and diving team went into the winter holidays preparing for hardcore training. Unlike practice during the fall semester, the Crimson Tide took a trip to Boca Raton, Florida, for a...

Soccer team earns winning record

Soccer team earns winning record

December 2, 2014

The Alabama soccer team’s season came to a close shortly after November began, with a 3-2 loss to Tennessee in the first round of the SEC tournament. Alabama ended its season 10-7-3 (5-4-2). Coach Todd...

Why we can’t expect anything anymore in sports

Why we can’t expect anything anymore in sports

November 13, 2014

In every sport, there have been great athletes and even greater teams. We can name a few teams in a variety in sports that have dominated all others in their field. But over the past few years, we can’t...

Americans should care about Women's World Cup

Americans should care about Women's World Cup

November 4, 2014

In case you missed it, the United States Women’s National Soccer Team is going to the Women’s World Cup in June 2015. In June of this year, I wrote a column on why we needed to pay attention to the...

Alabama shuts out No. 22 Georgia 2-0

Alabama shuts out No. 22 Georgia 2-0

October 26, 2014

For the first time in recent weeks, Alabama soccer took charge of a game early on. Shortly after it started, senior Laura Lee Smith found the back of the net, putting the Crimson Tide on top. Smith’s...

Coaches turn team around

October 22, 2014

At the end of last season, the Alabama soccer team knew it was time for a change. Alabama was unable to make it to the postseason, and it was also preparing to lose assistant coach Tatum Clowney. Clowney’s...

Dutch offer European style

October 22, 2014

Pia Rijsdijk made a bold decision in 2011. She chose to leave her homeland, Numansdorp, Netherlands, in search of new experiences. She left her old life behind to join the Crimson Tide 
soccer team....

Alabama draws with Razorbacks

Alabama draws with Razorbacks

October 19, 2014

Friday night meant more to the Alabama soccer team than any other of the season. Dressed entirely in pink, in honor of playerMolly Moroney and her mom, Erin, who is battling breast cancer, the Crimson...

Soccer team takes part in Power of Pink

Soccer team takes part in Power of Pink

October 14, 2014

It all started with Sarah Patterson. Back in 2004, the then-gymnastics coach had a vision to support and bring awareness to those fighting breast cancer. Ten years later, Patterson’s dream has become...

UA Soccer falls 1-0 to Ole Miss

UA Soccer falls 1-0 to Ole Miss

October 5, 2014

The Alabama soccer team’s match against Ole Miss was tough from the start, with multiple collisions and injuries. Despite its attempts Sunday to contain Ole Miss, the team lost 1-0. The Rebels’ fast...

Crimson Tide to play SEC matchups

Crimson Tide to play SEC matchups

October 1, 2014

The Alabama soccer team has seen many ups and downs over the last two seasons, when it missed the SEC Tournament for two consecutive years, partially due to consistently poor 
conference results on the...

Women's tennis team earns 8 wins

Women's tennis team earns 8 wins

September 30, 2014

The Alabama women’s tennis team split up this week with half of its team competing in the Furman Fall Classic and the other half competing in the ITA All-American Championships. Those who competed in...

Cohesive defense helps Tide continue to improve

September 24, 2014

Friday night’s soccer match against then-No. 7 Florida proved the Crimson Tide is a much different team. Despite the 2-1 loss, Alabama’s defense played a vital role in keeping the Gators to two goals....

Robby Shelton adds experience to young team

Robby Shelton adds experience to young team

September 24, 2014

Deby Shelton can fondly remember the time her son, Robby Shelton, picked up his first set of golf clubs. She knew that it was one of the biggest moments of his life, even though he was only 4 years old...

Crimson Tide soccer team blasts Alabama State 8-0

Crimson Tide soccer team blasts Alabama State 8-0

September 14, 2014

The Crimson Tide came out firing Sunday afternoon, pouncing on Alabama State’s disorganized defense to win 8-0 in the Tide’s 
highest-scoring game of the season. “I thought we did a good job with...

Diederich returns from injuries to lead team

Diederich returns from injuries to lead team

September 14, 2014

When most athletes sign with The University of Alabama, they have a good idea of how their first year will go and how they can contribute to their team. Theresa Diederich, however, had an unconventional...

Auburn Mercer shows growth in her game

Auburn Mercer shows growth in her game

September 7, 2014

Soccer is in her blood; it’s in every breath she takes, and it is the first and last thought she has every day. Since the first time she kicked the ball, Auburn Mercer knew this was her passion. Mercer,...

Lacey Clarida introduces new skills to soccer team

Lacey Clarida introduces new skills to soccer team

September 7, 2014

When Lacey Clarida was in high school, she graduated early – not because she didn’t enjoy high school, but because she wanted to get started on her collegiate career. “There were no doubts at all....

Alabama soccer loses to No. 3 Virginia

September 5, 2014

Alabama put up a fight. After giving up a goal late in first half, the Crimson Tide kept the pressure on No. 3 Virginia but it wasn’t enough. Alabama lost 3-0 to the Cavaliers. “We were able to establish...

Alabama soccer to host No. 2 Virginia, USWNT member

Alabama soccer to host No. 2 Virginia, USWNT member

September 1, 2014

The University of Alabama's soccer team is set to host two matches this weekend against No. 2 Virginia and Jacksonville State. Friday night’s match against Virginia will be the highest ranked opponent...

Tide looks to bounce back

Tide looks to bounce back

August 24, 2014

The Alabama soccer team opened the season with one objective in mind: improve on last year's results. Though it split last weekend’s games to Kennesaw State and Memphis, the Crimson Tide is confident...

Soccer team to kick off new season

Soccer team to kick off new season

August 20, 2014

The Alabama soccer team’s 1-0 loss to Auburn to end last year’s season has kept a hold on the Crimson Tide. However, coach Todd Bramble is confident there is a hunger for more within his team. “When...

Camping for travel tickets a powerful tradition

Camping for travel tickets a powerful tradition

August 17, 2014

Waking up at 6 a.m. is an eye opener. Not because it’s too early to be alive, but because it’s the only time you can see an entire group of people eager to get the first tickets to an ?away football...

Soccer splits opening weekend

August 17, 2014

The Alabama soccer team split its opening weekend against Kennesaw State and Memphis. Alabama (1-1) had a breakout opening game against Kennesaw State Friday night, winning 5-1. However, the Crimson...

Bill Battle Center critical in athletes' academic success

Bill Battle Center critical in athletes' academic success

July 8, 2014

From the time a student-athlete steps on campus, they face expectations.However, there are other expectations that sometimes go unnoticed by fans, like the expectation to succeed beyond the world of athletics....

LeBron James keeps Heat, sports fans guessing about future

LeBron James keeps Heat, sports fans guessing about future

June 24, 2014

By Caroline Gazzara Just last week, I decided it would be fun to visit Miami, Florida. At the time, I figured I would just sit back, relax and enjoy the colorful atmosphere that is Miami. Of course,...

Patrick Murphy hosts softball camps for youth

Patrick Murphy hosts softball camps for youth

June 17, 2014

For more than 15 years, Alabama softball coach Patrick Murphy has been hosting summer camps for young athletes. In that span of time, he has seen a number of future athletes and stars. He’s seen kids...

Boathouse still on schedule

June 17, 2014

By Carolina Gazzara | Staff Reporter^^When Alabama rowing coach Larry Davis drives past the construction on Jack Warner Parkway, he sees the continuous progress of the newest addition to the athletics...

World Cup time to become true American soccer fans

June 11, 2014

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup starting in Brazil tomorrow, it’s only natural to want to join in on the intrigue and support for the United States men’s national soccer team.All over the country, sports...

Track and Field athletes qualify at NCAA regional

June 4, 2014

Despite rain delays and humidity indexes spiking higher than normal, the weather in Jacksonville, Florida couldn’t keep Alabama down. It may not have been the most optimal conditions to compete in, but...

Men’s golf team wins repeat championship

June 4, 2014

Add men’s golf to the list of Alabama teams that hold back-to-back national championships. For the first time in program history, the No. 1 Crimson Tide came out on top for the second consecutive year,...

Women’s golf team finishes NCAA tournament in top 10

May 28, 2014

Falling short of what could have been a repeat of the 2012 NCAA Championship, the women’s golf team placed ninth in the NCAA Championship last week at the Tulsa Country Club, Oklahoma. Although the...

Jansen, Routliffe win NCAA Doubles Championship

May 28, 2014

For the first time in program history, the University of Alabama women’s tennis team will bring home a national championship after sophomore Maya Jansen and freshman Erin Routliffe won the NCAA Doubles...

Men’s golf team looks for back-to-back titles

May 22, 2014

egional Championship, the No. 1 Alabama men’s golf team will become the latest athletic program to set its eyes on back-to-back national titles. However, coach Jay Seawell said his team hasn’t...

Women’s golf team tees off in Tulsa

May 20, 2014

If you asked senior Stephanie Meadows where Alabama would be a few months ago, she wouldn’t be expecting her team to be heading into the NCAA Championship Tournament.             “Honestly,...

Women’s tennis team to host first two rounds of NCAA tournament

May 8, 2014

Dubbed the best season in program history, the Alabama women's tennis team won the SEC Championship in April and finished out the season 12-1 in conference. That’s not all. The Crimson Tide will also...

Boston Marathon shows nation’s strength

April 22, 2014

Almost a week ago, America saw the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. Yesterday, Boston held its annual marathon, and for the first time since 1983, an American won the men’s race....

Women’s golf team gears up for SEC Championship

Women’s golf team gears up for SEC Championship

April 17, 2014

It might not have been the easiest season for the Crimson Tide, but the women’s golf team has had two weeks to get ready for the Southeastern Conference Championship, and looks to enter strongly into...

Alabama soccer team looks to build off spring season games

April 16, 2014

After losing 1-0 to Auburn to end the fall season, the Alabama women’s soccer team went into the winter off-season with a plan. Although the team didn’t expect to undergo as many staff and roster changes...

Alabama Athletics stack up against NHL, NBA teams

April 9, 2014

On Monday, Yahoo Sports reported that The University of Alabama Athletics earned more money than every NHL team and 25 NBA teams. “Shocking” may be the first term that comes to mind, but what is really...

Tide golf team to compete in Tennessee tournament

April 2, 2014

For the first time in program history, the No. 1 Alabama men’s golf team will travel to Franklin, Tenn., for the Mason Rudolph Championship. This will be the last tournament for Alabama before the SEC...

Men’s golf team looks to excel after long break

March 20, 2014

After taking a few days off from practice and tournaments, the Alabama men’s golf team will head to the Linger Longer Invitational this weekend feeling refreshed and ready to compete at a familiar event....

Tide takes lead early, wins game against UAH team 7-1

March 17, 2014

For the last home game of the spring season, the Alabama soccer team beat The University of Alabama at Huntsville 7-1 on Saturday. Of the seven goals scored by the Crimson Tide, junior Laura Lee Smith...

Women’s rugby team battles stereotypes

March 13, 2014

Unknown to most of the University, the women’s rugby team has been chipping away at stereotypes. (See also "Club rugby team strives for chemistry") Senior Caitlin Reilly, president of the women’s...

Scrimmage helps Tide prepare for invitational race

March 13, 2014

After its season opener against Michigan State, the University of Alabama rowing team will be heading to Tennessee to compete in the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational. (See also "Rowing team to face Michigan...

Soccer team defeats U-17 Ghana

March 5, 2014

In an exhibition game against the U-17 Ghana team, the Crimson Tide met Ghana with skill and expertise – demonstrating that the fall season was behind it. Although the seniors weren’t on the field...

Tide attracts Hogan’s Watch List

March 5, 2014

Ben Hogan’s Watch List is an esteemed list that highlights collegiate golfers for their talents on and off the green throughout the country. For The University of Alabama, Hogan’s Watch List marked...

Top recruit leads Tide with skills, new positivity

March 5, 2014

Coming out as the No. 1 recruit in 2012, Emma Talley was awarded the last spot on the women’s golf team. Since her arrival, Talley has brought more than just experience to the team. Talley has been...

Womens tennis has grown under Mainz

Women’s tennis has grown under Mainz

February 27, 2014

Seventeen years ago, Jenny Mainz became the head coach of the Crimson Tide women’s tennis program. That was in 1997, and since then her coaching style and mentality have changed. “I’ve grown a lot,...

Arizona transfer returns to golf for Crimson Tide

February 19, 2014

As a transfer student, Janie Jackson knew she had a lot to deal with. Most transfer students worry about making friends and their classes, but Jackson had one more thing to think about – playing golf...

Tide seeks another title with young team

February 19, 2014

With only four players returning this season, the Alabama men’s golf team has a lot of work ahead if the team wants to win another national championship. Sophomore Tom Lovelady and seniors Cory Whitsett,...

Womens tennis defeats Cavaliers in final match

Women’s tennis defeats Cavaliers in final match

February 17, 2014

With the team score tied 3-3, it came down to junior Emily Zabor to finish the match. Tied in the third set, Zabor and her opponent volleyed back and forth, unable to get a firm lead. As the crowd got...

Zabor wins match, Tide wins 4-3

February 15, 2014

With the team score tied 3-3, it came down to junior Emily Zabor to finish the match. Tied in the third set, Zabor and her opponent volleyed back and forth, unable to get a firm lead. As the crowd got...

Women’s golf prepares for Puerto Rico

February 13, 2014

The Alabama women’s golf team has had three and a half months to prepare since their last tournament. Team members hope that their hard work will finally pay off this weekend. Flying three and a half...

Maynetto, Tide to face Virginia

Maynetto, Tide to face Virginia

February 12, 2014

For the last few minutes of practice, Natalia Maynetto stepped up against teammate Maya Jansen, ready to face off against her friend. At 5 feet 6 inches, Maynetto had to look up at her opponent, but...

Crimson Tide drops pair of games

February 10, 2014

Even with Daniil Proskura’s fist pumps and Andrew Goodwin’s enthusiastic shouts, it still wasn’t enough to keep the Crimson Tide men alive. Fans in the stands were leaning over glass barriers just...

Sochi Olympic games are sure to live up to expectations

February 6, 2014

Whether you have been counting down days or are starting to get annoyed with the endless stream of Olympic commercials, have no fear because it all begins today. The Olympic games will finally begin tonight...

Women’s tennis team to host first spring home meet

January 22, 2014

For the first home meet of the spring indoor season, the Alabama women’s tennis team will host William and Mary, Oklahoma and Ole Miss for the ITA Kick-Off Weekend. This will be the first time in recent...

J.R. Smith: benched with good reason

January 14, 2014

If you haven’t seen the latest joke in the NBA, let me be the first to tell you. It’s New York Knicks’ guard J.R. Smith. Yes, the same J.R. Smith that has had multiple issues in recent years. ...

Drummond Co. responds to allegations

December 5, 2013

Two weeks ago, Anibal Perez spoke out against his former employer, Drummond Co., blasting it for its harsh work conditions and environmental violations. Now the company is fighting back, stating that Perez’s...

Sports unite families, establish traditions

November 26, 2013

As we sit down to gorge ourselves with all the foods we look forward to each year, there’s always one thing we should all be thankful for: football. Whether you are a die-hard fan, or just an every-so-often...

Exercising supposedly reduces the risk of cancer

November 21, 2013

In today’s society we are more likely to hear and discuss exercising on a daily basis, and that’s a good thing. Everyone should be active because it’s good for you. But while I was sitting in...

Former miner condemns Drummond

Former miner condemns Drummond

November 20, 2013

Anibal Perez, a former employee of Drummond Company, was beaten in the streets of Santa Marta, Columbia, for speaking out against the Birmingham-based company in November 2010. Perez said it was the worst...

Crimson Tide prepares for invitational

November 20, 2013

Even after a fall to Florida two weeks ago, Alabama swimming and diving coach Dennis Pursley said his team is ready to get back up and show the rest of the teams its full potential. “I would be very...

Fans help hitchhiking soccer stars

November 11, 2013

When all else fails, you can always count on the good of the American people to get you where you need to be. And though hitchhiking is outlawed in most states, the USA women’s soccer team didn’t let...

CrossFit center to host open house, autism awareness event

CrossFit center to host open house, autism awareness event

November 7, 2013

In what seems to be a hot activity in recent years, locally owned CrossFit Candor isn’t just another CrossFit center. Though it has been open for a little over two months now, CrossFit Candor will host...

Gameday clean up a year-long endeavor

November 5, 2013

When most people think about a home football game, the first thing that comes to mind is tailgating and having a good time. But for those who are part of the Gameday Cleanup Crew, it also means hard work...

UA soccer team’s season ends with loss to Auburn

November 4, 2013

The overcast beginnings gave way to a downpour, similar to how the minutes ticked by as the score remained unchanged. The gloominess of the rain foretold the outcome of Thursday’s match. “It’s extremely...

Making history: Senior Molly Atherton

Making history: Senior Molly Atherton

October 30, 2013

With a swift kick, Senior midfielder Molly Atherton scored the game-winning goal against then-No. 20 Georgia, cementing Alabama as a threat to the rest of the SEC this season. When the ball hit the back...

Rijsdijk brings talent, teamwork from Netherlands

October 24, 2013

Nearly 5,000 miles from her native country, Pia Rijsdijk can say she’s pretty far from home. Born and raised in the Netherlands, Rijsdijk left it all behind to further her soccer career in the United...

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