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<br /> <br /> <br /> Contents<br /> 38<br /> 46<br /> FEATURES<br /> 38 Push<br /> Three former student-athletes are chasing the<br /> Olympic dream … in a sport they never imagined<br /> 46 Have I Got Your Attention Yet?<br /> UConn coach Geno Auriemma’s ideas might be<br /> just what women’s basketball needs<br /> 54 Blood, Sweat and 40 Years<br /> 54<br /> History-making moments, agenda-setting<br /> decisions and nail-biting finishes in DII and DIII<br /> WINTER 2014<br /> On the cover<br /> When Kelsey Phinney was a child,<br /> h<a title="Winter 2014 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=1"> </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=2"> </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=3"> Contents 38 46 FEATURES </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=4"> 1,000 WORDS Members of the Grand Valley State w</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=5"> </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=6"> is a registered trademark of the National Collegi</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=7"> Tip-Off Our mission is to illustrate how good peo</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=8"> Tip-Off Opening doors to keep a dream alive T </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=9"> POINT OF VIEW “Uhh - s</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=10"> Tip-Off Proposals look to fill stomachs, fulfill nu</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=11"> SHUTTERSTOCK Equaling the playing field means meet</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=12"> </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=13"> NCAANews Tasked with a heady issue By Brian Burn</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=14"> NCAANews The lone</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=15"> was not the only one who came to the aid of Bould</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=16"> </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=17"> OBERLIN COLLEGE PHOTO ‘Everybody’s smart’ at Ober</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=18"> NCAANews Briefs UNIVERSITY O</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=19"> NCAANews NCAA staff goes back to school NC</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=20"> NCAANews Briefs A Nobel Prize winner’s forgotten</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=21"> NCAANews Lobos hope preseason MRIs keep brains s</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=22"> The Enterprise Way What I learned about teamw</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=23"> A BIG CHANGE ON A TINY SCALE The difference in th</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=24"> Please drink responsibly. ©2013 Buffalo Wild Wing</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=25"> SideLines NCAA website redesign streamli</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=26"> SideLines MEDIA REVIEW COMPILED BY AMY WIMMER SC</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=27"> SideLines PUZZLERS COMPILED BY GARY K. JOHNSON </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=28"> Faces of NCAA the </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=29"> at Coppin State have never averaged below a cumul</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=30"> Faces of the NCAA Putting school on hold to chas</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=31"> Triple play: 3 degrees, 3 years Jacksonville outfi</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=32"> Faces of the NCAA A sounding board for student-a</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=33"> Faces of the NCAA “I feel like athletes have a l</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=34"> Faces of the NCAA Taking on the job of dad, FAR s</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=35"> Faces of the NCAA Triple-double dynamo Michael A</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=36"> On the Cover </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=37"> Motivated by family By Michelle Brutlag Hosick W </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=38"> Faces of the NCAA He h</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=39"> Faces of the NCAA PA N T H E R R E V I TA L I Z A</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=40"> P Elana Meyers (left) won bronze with Eri</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=41"> The skills three former student-athletes hone</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=42"> Aja E (from comp for o vans, Katie Eberling and </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=43"> Amid an explosion of shouts and screams, </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=44"> vital positions. Her decision was immediately rew</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=45"> FINISH Science, strength and a trip to Sochi Bob</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=46"> Aja Evans See how Evans, Meyers and Eberling tra</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=47"> “At first I thought it was some sort of jok</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=48"> 46 H CHAMPION WINTER 2014</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=49"> HAVE I GOTYOUR ATTENTION, YET? </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=50"> 48 he scene wasn’</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=51"> The time to change is when you have </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=52"> 1995 2000 </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=53"> 2003 2009 2010 2013 2004 1995: JIM GUND / NCAA P</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=54"> But once people realized that you can </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=55"> the same weekend as the Men’s Final Four. Current</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=56"> 54 Sweat and Forty years ago, Divisions II and </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=57"> WINTER 2014 CHAMPION 55 Years</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=58"> 1 March 15, 1973 </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=59"> 3 Nov. 10, 1973 Off and running The apt</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=60"> 11 Nov. 21, 1981 Hit the ground running </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=61"> 19 Nov. 23, 1992 Give me five They</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=62"> 25 March 4, 2002 Pilot training D</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=63"> 31 Aug. 3, 2006 Jockey for position </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=64"> 3 line Sha war line Tom “ thin hands of</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=65"> EVEN A SUPERSTAR WON'T BE ABLE TO GET AROUND THIS</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=66"> </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=67"> NCAAInsider What might it mean to have a </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=68"> NCAAInsider ASSOCIATION-WIDE CHAMPION: How lon</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=69"> Ifeatu Okafor, who was a shot-putter at Texas Tec</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=70"> NCAAInsider DIVISION I “Whatever you ca</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=71"> NCAAInsider New rules focus on recruiting, summe</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=72"> </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=73"> NCAA PHOTOS ARCHIVE Division may choose more reso</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=74"> NCAAInsider DIVISION II Membership census finds ga</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=75"> NCAAInsider COMMITTEE REVIEW White</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=76"> NCAAInsider DIVISION III New role gives voice to </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=77"> NCAAInsider DIVISION III “We don’t</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=78"> NCAAInsider DIVISION III COMMITTEE REVIEW </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=79"> Calendar NCAAInsider </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=80"> UNILEVER IS A PROUD PARTNER OF THE NCAA </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=81"> Championships NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 21, 2013 </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=82"> Championships DIVISION I/NATIONAL COLLEGIATE </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=83"> Championships DIVISION I/NATIONAL COLLEGIATE DI</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=84"> Championships DIVISION I/NATIONAL COLLEGIATE DI</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=85"> Championships DIVISION I/NATIONAL COLLEGIATE DI</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=86"> Championships DIVISION II </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=87"> DII MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY TEAM RESULTS </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=88"> Championships DIVISION II DII FIELD HOCKEY SE</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=89"> Championships DIVISION II DII FOOTBALL SEMIFI</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=90"> Championships DIVISION III </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=91"> RUDY GONZALEZ / NCAA PHOTOS Messiah celebrates i</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=92"> Championships DIVISION III </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=93"> Championships DIVISION III DIVISION III FOOTB</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=94"> 2014 WinterChampionships </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=95"> SECTIONALS WHEN: March 14-15, 2014. WHERE: To be </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=96"> </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=97"> TheNCAARecord A career that won’t quit By Greg Jo</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=98"> TheNCAARecord ATHLETICS DIRECTORS continued fro</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=99"> TheNCAARecord San Jose State named Jamie Craig</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=100"> TheNCAARecord COACHES continued from page 97 M</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=101"> TheNCAARecord MEN’S AND WOMEN’S LACROSSE Berry </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=102"> TheNCAARecord COACHES continued from page 99 af</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=103"> joining the conference in 2012, Holzman has overs</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=104"> TheNCAARecord OBITUARIES {INMEMORIAM:M.K.TURK} A</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=105"> TheNCAARecord {INMEMORIAM:WILLIAME.DARITY} La Ve</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 106" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=106"> LookingBack Welcome or not, she blazed a trail B</a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 107" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=107"> </a> <a title="Winter 2014 page 108" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/72b0b2ec?page=108"> </a>