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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

All content by Mary Grace Showfety

Tide hopes to make comeback against Chattanooga

Mary Grace Showfety December 6, 2012

Alabama women’s basketball (5-1) will be back in action Saturday as it takes on Chattanooga at 2 p.m. The game comes at a pivotal time for the Crimson Tide as it shoots for redemption from last weekend’s...

Tide heads to Wisconsin for 2nd road game with confidence

Mary Grace Showfety November 29, 2012

Alabama women’s basketball (5-0) will take on Wisconsin Saturday in its second road trip of the season. Thus far the Tide has proven to be a force to be reckoned with, as it is just one of three teams...

Tide defeats North Texas in triple overtime thriller

Mary Grace Showfety November 20, 2012

Saying it was a nail-biter for the Alabama women’s basketball team Monday night is an understatement. The Crimson Tide took down North Texas 88-83 in Foster Auditorium and needed three overtimes to do...

Crimson Tide looks to improve 4-0 with win against North Texas

Mary Grace Showfety November 19, 2012

The Alabama women’s basketball (3-0) team will look to continue its winning streak in their Monday match against North Texas in Foster Auditorium. The Crimson Tide has beaten each of its opponents by...

Whole team pitches in, carries game-long head in season opener

Mary Grace Showfety November 12, 2012

The Alabama team took the win in its season opener against Jacksonville State University, 80-43. The Crimson Tide controlled the court with sound defense and a powerful offense, leading the entire game....

Women’s basketball will kick off season tonight in exhibition

Mary Grace Showfety November 5, 2012

If you go to an Alabama women’s basketball game this year, you may not recognize the team in crimson. The Crimson Tide returns to action in its first exhibition game tonight at 6:30 p.m. against Stillman....

Bama looks ahead to UF, UGA

Mary Grace Showfety October 16, 2012

Alabama volleyball will return to Foster Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. with a winning attitude. After what senior Kayla Fitterer called a solid weekend of play, the Crimson Tide is ready to...

SEC stands chance of monopolizing BCS Championship

Mary Grace Showfety October 10, 2012

The only predictable thing about college football is that it’s unpredictable. That’s what Nick Saban said this week in his news conference. Saban said that teams are being awarded a bit more credit...

Crimson Tide remains focused after loss to Mizzou

Crimson Tide remains focused after loss to Mizzou

Mary Grace Showfety October 9, 2012

Alabama volleyball has seen its fair share of ups and downs this season. After one of the strongest preseason performances in quite some time, the Crimson Tide seemed to be on the right track. However,...

Crimson Tide to face Missouri

Mary Grace Showfety October 2, 2012

After a sweeping loss to one of its newest SEC competitors, Alabama will return to Foster Auditorium on Sunday, Oct. 7 to take on Missouri. Still on the road to recovery, the Crimson Tide is ready for...

Ole Miss hopes to pull out a win Saturday

Mary Grace Showfety September 27, 2012

There are a lot of emotions that go through a player’s head when entering Bryant-Denny Stadium to play Alabama. These days, confidence is not one of them. Ole Miss freshman Trae Elston thinks differently....

Crimson Tide to return home to face Ole Miss Friday

Mary Grace Showfety September 25, 2012

In search of its second Southeastern Conference win, Alabama volleyball returns home to face off against Ole Miss on Friday at 7 p.m. Last season, the Tide went 0-2 against the Rebels, one of which was...

Freshmen Wilson, Steiner contributing to Tides success

Freshmen Wilson, Steiner contributing to Tide’s success

Mary Grace Showfety September 18, 2012

One of the four goals of The University of Alabama is to “develop a University-wide emphasis on leadership,” and athletics is no exception. As freshmen on the Alabama volleyball team, Sierra Wilson...

Tide volleyball finishes weekend of SEC play 1-1

Mary Grace Showfety September 16, 2012

Alabama volleyball opened its first weekend of SEC play with two teams that any Crimson Tide fan would call major rivalries. Entering into the weekend of conference play, the Tide held the No. 1 spot in...

Volleyball team hosts Hampton Inn Bama Bash

Mary Grace Showfety September 5, 2012

The Alabama volleyball team returns to Foster Auditorium this weekend to host the ninth annual Hampton Inn Bama Bash. Entering into the tournament with a 6-1 record, the Crimson Tide wants to walk away...

Tide volleyball dominates home opener against Alabama A&M

Tide volleyball dominates home opener against Alabama A&M

Mary Grace Showfety August 28, 2012

Alabama women’s volleyball celebrated its first win in Foster Auditorium Tuesday night against Alabama A&M in just three sets. Up to this point, the Crimson Tide, now 3-1, has been plagued by inconsistencies...

Alabama volleyball faces Alabama A&M in home opener

Alabama volleyball faces Alabama A&M in home opener

Mary Grace Showfety August 27, 2012

The Alabama Crimson Tide women’s volleyball team plays host to Alabama A&M in the Tide’s home opener at Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. in Foster Auditorium. With a team of six returning and nine new players,...

Tide softball edged by Gators, 4-1

Mary Grace Showfety May 5, 2012

The No. 3 Alabama softball team fell to the No. 6 Florida Gators 4-1 in the series opener on Friday. With the loss, Alabama falls to 45-6 overall and 21-5 in the Southeastern Conference. The series comes...

Softball bringing A-game to the field

Softball bringing ‘A-game’ to the field

Mary Grace Showfety April 24, 2012

The No. 3 Alabama softball team returns to Rhoads Stadium tonight at 6 p.m. to face Troy in its first home game in over a week. Coming off a series win against Georgia over the weekend, the Tide hopes...

Tide faces Iowa in home race

Mary Grace Showfety April 18, 2012

The Alabama women's rowing team will host Iowa in the Crimson Tide's first and only home meet of the year Saturday. Not only is this weekend's event a night of celebration for the eight seniors on the...

Tide heading to conference championship

Mary Grace Showfety April 18, 2012

The No. 2 Alabama men's golf team will take on some of the top teams in the country at the Southeastern Conference Championships this weekend. The tournament, held at Seaside Golf Course in Sea Island,...

Team overcomes loss by playing ‘one shot at a time’

Mary Grace Showfety March 28, 2012

The No. 2 Alabama women’s golf team plays its final tournament of the regular season in Athens, Ga. this weekend. Having come up just short in their last tournament, the Crimson Tide is determined to...

Women’s tennis taking it one match at a time

Women’s tennis taking it one match at a time

Mary Grace Showfety March 21, 2012

Alabama women’s tennis will continue Southeastern Conference play this weekend with two matches against Vanderbilt and Kentucky. The No. 15 Crimson Tide is currently 4-0 in SEC play and hopes to keep...

Tide hopes to bring consistency to NCAA’s

Mary Grace Showfety March 7, 2012

Monday afternoon, the NCAA announced the names of all track and field athletes that qualified for the NCAA indoor championships. The Crimson Tide will be represented by three athletes that will compete...

Kaylin Burchell: a storybook career in the making

Mary Grace Showfety March 1, 2012

Freshman Kaylin Burchell has come a long way from country club swimming. Her dedication to the sport is reflected throughout her many acknowledgements and accomplishments as a swimmer for the Alabama swimming...

Wheelchair basketball teams play first games in Foster

Wheelchair basketball teams play first games in Foster

Mary Grace Showfety February 27, 2012

The Alabama men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams made history in Foster Auditorium Friday night as the Crimson Tide took on the Illinois Fighting Illini in their final collegiate tournament...

Mainz confident in team, leadership

Mainz confident in team, leadership

Mary Grace Showfety February 1, 2012

The Alabama Crimson Tide women’s tennis team is fulfilling expectations as it moves into the heart of its spring season. The Tide has shown that it is a force to be reckoned with even though it is only...

Seniors prepare for last home meet against UGA

Seniors prepare for last home meet against UGA

Mary Grace Showfety January 26, 2012

The Alabama Crimson Tide swimming and diving team will bid ten seniors adieu on Saturday in its last home meet against the University of Georgia Bulldogs. The Lady Bulldogs, ranked No. 1 in the country,...

McIlquham strives for excellence in the pool

McIlquham strives for excellence in the pool

Mary Grace Showfety October 19, 2011

Alabama’s swimming and diving head coach Eric McIlquham constantly strives for the best for his team in the pool as well as in the classroom.  His winning attitude and determination are what set him...

Alabama welcomes Dan Waters

Alabama welcomes Dan Waters

Mary Grace Showfety October 3, 2011

The Alabama track and field and cross-country teams have welcomed Dan Waters into their family, serving as the new head coach for the Crimson Tide.  Waters was hired in May to replace Harvey Glance and...

Tide plays at Tennessee tournament

Tide plays at Tennessee tournament

Mary Grace Showfety September 21, 2011

The Alabama women’s golf team will compete in the NCAA Fall Preview played at Legends Golf Club in Franklin, Tenn., the same golf course that the national championship will be held on in the spring....

Veteran provides leadership for tennis team

Veteran provides leadership for tennis team

Mary Grace Showfety September 19, 2011

Alabama tennis player Taylor Lindsey has always been a winner. In high school, she lead Vestavia Hills High School to back-to-back class 6A tennis state championships and has proven to be an irreplaceable...

Tide ready for Fab Four

Tide ready for Fab Four

Mary Grace Showfety September 14, 2011

The Alabama women’s tennis team will travel to Cary, N.C., this weekend to compete in the Duke Fab Four Invitational. The Crimson Tide is no stranger to this particular contest, as they played in the...

Talking trash: Tweet it

Mary Grace Showfety September 14, 2011

Trash talking has become a way of life in sports. It fuels the fire of competition better than any pre-game speech ever could. But how far is too far? Twitter has become a platform to speak one’s mind...

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