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Christina raso, tufts university softball 

Ep. 4 - Christina Raso - a two-time NCAA division III softball champion for Tufts University

We talked about Christina's career in softball, inspiring female athletes like Mo'ne Davis, and career struggles in women's professional sports. 

 

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mina lavcheva, roshankish martial arts

Ep. 3 - Mina Lavcheva - violinist by day and fighter by night

Mina is one of the strongest women I have ever met. She plays the violin several hours a day, has tendonitis in both of her arms, and still manages to give a hundred percent every time she trains. She trains in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai, and Krav Maga. We discussed how she balances her schedule and what she thinks about before a fight. 

 

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amy jedele, gvsu rugby

Ep. 2 - Amy Jedele - Grand Valley State University Rugby - Inside Center

Rugby is a wonderful team sport. Amy and I talked about the strong bond between rugby players, the physical contact of the sport, injuries, and concussions. 

 

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caitlin wojichowski, gvsu lacrosse

Ep. 1 - Caitlin Wojichowski - Grand Valley State University Lacrosse - Defense 

We talked about the differences between men's and women's lacrosse, physical contact, and common misconceptions of women's lacrosse. Many people assume women who play rough sports are lesbians, but we discussed how our sexual orientation is not connected with the sport we play.