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 

Inspiration by #11

January 30, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Abigail Yusella We all have certain people in our lives that we look up to for inspiration. It may be because of their personality traits, their success, or even their connection that we just feel we relate. For junior soccer player Shane Smith, it is all of the above when it comes to the … Read More 

Embrace Every Moment

January 26, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Alexis Damask Dear Freshman Field Hockey Player: Your excuses are your weaknesses. Do not make any excuses for yourself. Are you going to make excuses when you are losing 0-1 against a conference team and there are two minutes left in the game? No, I do not think so. You MUST earn your … Read More 

Inspiring Stories of 2017

January 18, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

In a time littered with aggression, angst and sadness, there was also plenty to be thankful for and to be inspired by in 2017. When it comes to the world of sports, several stories in 2017 helped us focus on the inspirational aspects of life. From sportsmanship to helping people in need, here’s a look … Read More 

Forever My Brother, Always My Friend

January 2, 2018 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Lydia Beckman I was four years old when I found out I was going to be a big sister, and I was as excited as a little girl could be.  When my brother was born, we found out he had a third copy of his 21st chromosome, which is what causes Down Syndrome.  … Read More 

25 Days of Excellence ft. Julia Fair

December 13, 2017 | by Evan Zielinski

Next up on 25 Days of Excellence features Julia Fair, a senior goaltender for the women’s hockey team. Julia is very active on the ice but spends lot of her time helping others off the ice. As a presidential ambassador at Neumann University, Fair strives for excellence on a daily basis. Julia believes excellence can … Read More 

25 Days of Excellence ft. Adam Fagan

December 11, 2017 | by Evan Zielinski

Next up on 25 Days of Excellence features the captain from the Neumann University Men’s Lacrosse team, Adam Fagan. Adam, a senior from Monsignor Bonner High School is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Athletic Training. Fagan strives for excellence by taking initiative to act on opportunities by displaying a “can do” mentality in all … Read More 

25 Days of Excellence ft. Lydia Beckman

December 5, 2017 | by Evan Zielinski

Next up on 25 Days of Excellence features a stand out defensive athlete on the Neumann University Women’s Lacrosse team, Lydia Beckman. Lydia believes when a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence can truly become a reality. Setting the standard high is important for Beckman in all that she does as she … Read More 

25 Days of Excellence ft. Stephen Battle

December 4, 2017 | by Evan Zielinski

  Committing to excellence is what has shaped some of the most successful athletes in the world. An average athlete can turn into a great athlete by having a vision and a sense of focus that cancels out all distractions. Excellence is not about how much money is in your bank account or what kind of car … Read More