A Champion: What Does It Take To Become One?

September 6, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

What does it take to become a champion? The secret is so simple and so basic yet is overlooked by most. Success in and out of sports is directly related to how willing you are to venture outside of your own comfort zone. It’s not the natural talent, the physical gifts or the training advantages … Read More 

HONESTY – A Trait in Great Leadership

August 28, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Whenever you lead a group of individuals whether they are employees, colleagues, or any other group of people they will look to you for guidance. Therefore, you must display qualities which will inspire them and give them a behavior to emulate. Honesty is one trait great leaders typically display. Honesty encourages the team members to … Read More 

Losing is Not an Option

July 3, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Joey Gorman As I entered a 6 AM lift in October of my freshman year at Saint Joseph’s University, I thought I had many baseball games in college to be played. I never imagined my career could potentially be over before it even started. One of my favorite movies is Field of Dreams.  If … Read More 

Mental Health in Student Athletes

June 14, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written by: Jon Hoynak, MS, LAT,ATC As an athletic trainer, I mostly see athletic related injuries that range from contusions to concussions to ACL tears. What a lot of people don’t see after an injury occurs is how the student-athlete handles the mental stress of dealing with an injury. Some injuries can keep athletes out … Read More 

Excellence Through Men’s Volleyball

May 31, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

My name is Patrick Morgan. I am the captain of the Men’s Volleyball team and if you did not know this is our inaugural season. The C.O.R.E value of the year is excellence and our team defines excellence as “performing to the best of our ability.” We strive to perform everything to the best of … Read More 

Excellence Through Golf

March 12, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Justin Howe With wins and losses put aside, our team defines excellence by always taking our practice rounds or tournaments by 1 shot at a time and always giving 100% effort on that 1 shot. I know that sounds cliché, but golf is game of ups and downs, uncertainty, and bad luck. Our … Read More 

Excellence Through Lacrosse

March 9, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Alex Rucci Excellence – the definition of excellence is a talent or quality that is so good that it surpasses ordinary standards. It’s not about how many wins or loses your team accumulates throughout the season. However, it’s about what your team does that other teams don’t that separate you from the rest. … Read More 

Excellence Through Baseball

March 6, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Grant Wallace Excellence is defined as the quality of being outstanding or extremely good.  Most people associate excellence with winning, whether it’s individual wins or accomplishments, conference championships, or world championships.  However, Neumann University Baseball looks at excellence through a different light.  We define excellence by doing everything the right way.  You may … Read More 

Excellence Through Softball

March 1, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

My name is Jennifer Sieminski and I am a pitcher for the Neumann University Softball Team. One player who represented excellence the past week is Nick Foles. Foles stated “Failure is a part of life. That’s a part of building character and growing. Without failure, who would you be? I wouldn’t be up here if … Read More