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Posts from the Winter 2019 issue

Soccer Greats Inspire While Addressing the Realities of Women in Professional Sport

The CC women’s soccer team isn’t unfamiliar with advice — from their coaches and teammates, professors and peers alike. But in October, they received inspiration from two unlikely sources. Pro athletes Brandi Chastain and Shamila Kohestani visited campus to discuss the role of women in professional sports, specifically in Afghanistan and other developing countries, as…

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New Turf at Stewart Field Sees Action

The grass-to-turf renovation of Stewart Field became a reality when the women’s soccer team kicked off the first game ever played under the lights on CC’s historic field on Oct. 4, followed by the men’s soccer team a week later. The new surface on Stewart Field matches its neighbor, Washburn Field, which received new turf over…

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Triplets Get Into the Swim of Things Together

The Thumann triplets — Cade, Cole, and Caitlin — arrived together at Colorado College as a family. They added a second one by joining the Tigers’ swimming and diving program. “Choosing to go to the same school was one of the best decisions that I have made,” says Cade Thumann ’22. “We have the same…

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In Memoriam: Nick Mystrom ’94

Nick Mystrom ’94 died unexpectedly on Sept. 25 at age 48. He was raised in Anchorage, Alaska, and graduated from Colorado College with a degree in economics. He was a standout athlete and the all-time leading scorer in CC football history. Nick went on to play professional football. After his playing career, he became a real…

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