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Kassy Doering (#12) is entering her senior season with CSUSM Women’s Volleyball team.

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Kassy Doering

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2021

Kassy Doering is a fifth-year computer science major at CSUSM. Doering is a middle blocker for CSUSM Women’s Volleyball team and has played on the team since the Fall 2017 season. COVID-19 put a strain...

Corbin Thaete (#3) feels good to be back on the field playing soccer for CSUSM following the pandemic.

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Corbin Thaete

Marbella Ramirez, News Editor September 12, 2021

Corbin Thaete is a defender for the Men’s Soccer team at CSUSM. Thaete is a defender for the team and has been playing soccer for CSUSM since the Fall 2019 season. What is something that makes...

Phillip Dorado’s favorite competition as a student athlete was when his team made it to West Regionals in 2019.

Life After Graduation: Q&A with Phillip Dorado

Brittney Scardina, Sports Editor May 19, 2021

Phillip Dorado is a graduating senior on the men’s track and field and cross country team majoring in economics. He says he will miss all the friendships and connections he has made through CSUSM. Dorado...

Carly Slack will miss all the experiences she has been through at CSUSM. Being involved in athletics, studying abroad and being a part of the business program brought her some of the best opportunities.

Life After Graduation: Q&A with Carly Slack

Sonya Vargas, Staff Writer May 19, 2021

Carly Slack is a graduating senior from CSUSM’s softball team earning her degree in business.  She mentions how much being a CSUSM athlete has helped her grow and develop as an individual as she...

Amanda Cano will always remember competing in her first track meet because competing as a collegiate athlete for the first time meant a lot to her.

Life After Graduation: Q&A with Amanda Cano

Brittney Scardina, Sports Editor May 19, 2021

Amanda Cano is a graduating senior on the women’s track and field team majoring in biology. She talks about how she will miss meeting new people in classes and all the memories that come along with being...

Congratulations to the graduating athletes from the class of 2021!

Congratulations to the graduating athletes from the class of 2021!

May 19, 2021

  Men’s Cross Country/Track & Field Phillip Dorado Tim O’Reilly Walker Welch   Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field  Amanda Cano Julie Mariano Marina McDonough Alicia...

The California Collegiate Athletic Association announced a return to play earlier this month. Pictured is men's soccer player Corbin Thaete, who said he is excited to return to competition.

Athletic conference announces return to play in fall

Brittney Scardina, Sports Editor May 14, 2021

The CSUSM Athletic Department and student athletes have received the news they have been waiting for all semester. Due to COVID-19, student athletes have not participated in competition since March 2020,...

Kaila Gower will miss Cougar Madness the most after graduating. She always enjoyed the event because she got to know many different people and it was always fun to interact with the students.

Life After Graduation: Q&A with Kaila Gower

Brittney Scardina, Sports Editor May 10, 2021

Kaila Gower is a graduating senior on the women’s basketball team majoring in sociology. She talks about how CSUSM Athletics has brought many friendships into her life and how she hopes to always stay...

Nicole Diggs is excited to graduate and work in property management. She will miss her Cougar family the most.

Life after Graduation: Q&A with Nicole Diggs

Brittney Scardina, Sports Editor May 3, 2021

Nicole Diggs is a graduating senior on the women’s volleyball team majoring in business with an emphasis in human resources. She discusses how she will miss her team and is excited for her future in...

Justin Vrzich is looking forward to starting his professional golf career. He is thankful for all the life lessons CSUSM Athletics has taught him.

Life after Graduation: Q&A with Justin Vrzich

Brittney Scardina, Sports Editor May 3, 2021

Justin Vrzich is a graduating senior on the men’s golf team majoring in communication. He talks about how much he has learned through CSUSM Athletics and how his next steps in life include professional...

Shelby Eberwein has carried many traits she learned being a CSUSM athlete into her personality and professional life and is doing great since graduating in 2019. She is currently working full-time at The Neurology Center in Carlsbad.

Alumni Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Shelby Eberwein

Ally Spooner, Assistant Sports Editor April 26, 2021

Shelby Eberwein was a student athlete on the CSUSM track and field and cross country team for four years. She graduated from CSUSM in 2019 and continues to be involved in her sport and in touch with former...

CSUSM alumnus John Stevens (‘20) shares what he’s been doing since graduation and reflects on his time on the baseball team.

Alumni Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with John Stevens

Brittney Scardina, Sports Editor April 23, 2021

John Stevens graduated in December 2020 with a B.S. in business administration. He talks about how life is since graduating and how CSUSM baseball has left him with many lifelong friends.  How are...

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