Author - Griffin Drake

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What Has The Soccer Team Been Up To?
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The Men’s Soccer Team Goes to Germany!
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10 Fun Facts About Athletics At Rochester
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2013 Season Wrap Up
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What Sports Are Like at a Division III University
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School and Sports: 4 Ways They Can Coexist
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A New Soccer Season at Rochester
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The Key Steps of “Getting Recruited”
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Interview with Soccer Players Ben Keeton and Andrew Sheridan
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The Soccer Off-Season

The Men’s Soccer Team Goes to Germany!

So the men's soccer team's long-awaited international trip to Germany is finally upon us.  As we travel through the country, I will be blogging on a pretty regular basis. To keep up with the blog, see some cool pictures, and learn more about this exciting trip, check out the Rochester athletics page!

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10 Fun Facts About Athletics At Rochester

1. There’s something for everyone.¬†We have 14 intramural programs on campus that include sports like soccer, volleyball, football, and basketball. We have 39 club sports on campus including soccer, ultimate Frisbee, and even Quidditch. Lastly, we have 23 varsity sports programs. 2. Eighteen of our coaches are Rochester alumni. Thirteen coaches either played or coached[…]

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2013 Season Wrap Up

So … The season is officially done, and despite it being extremely sad, we can look back on the season with a lot of positivity and excitement about the future. I'll give a quick run-down on the key events that happened, and an outlook on what the future holds for our team.   We made[…]

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What Sports Are Like at a Division III University

  I get a lot of questions about what it's like playing sports at a Division III school, and what the perception is of athletes on campus. People want to know if students support teams, if the teams are any good, what it takes to be on a team, and just generally what it's like[…]

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School and Sports: 4 Ways They Can Coexist

                 Many people ask how it's possible to manage playing a high-level college sport while going to an equally renowned university. When you have practice every night, travel all over the US to places like Chicago, St. Louis, NYC, Boston, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, and Cleveland, you would think that[…]

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A New Soccer Season at Rochester

A look at the new team! As the semester has come to a start, the soccer season has also begun. It's a hectic time of going to new classes (and subsequently picking your favorites), lots of practices and games, and a huge change in scenery for most who spent summer doing internships, jobs, and relaxing.[…]

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The Key Steps of “Getting Recruited”

As I have given more and more campus tours, I have realized that a ton of prospective students want to know what exactly they should do to get recruited and play soccer at Rochester. It is a really easy process and there are a few key points I'd like to highlight for anyone who has[…]

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Interview with Soccer Players Ben Keeton and Andrew Sheridan

I took some time out to interview two sophomore men's soccer players, Ben Keeton and Andrew Sheridan, to get a different perspective on the men's soccer team. Q: How do you manage balancing your mechanical engineering workload with your soccer commitments? Ben: I focus on soccer a little more, to be honest. After that, I[…]

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The Soccer Off-Season

So, what exactly does the men's soccer team do when there is a foot of snow on the ground outside and no games to play? Well, our winter off-season consists of a few different aspects: lifting, playing, individual work, and relaxing. Lifting: This consists of lifting weights Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7:45 a.m. until[…]

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