On April 16, Cap Softball had a couple of curveballs thrown at them, which staged a brilliant way to display the greatness of a DIII student-athlete. Top Moment #4 stars Chevy Hayslett, and she was a star that day!
One buzzer-beater is exciting, but THREE in one game?! The Crusaders did just that and all the extra effort was necessary to defeat first-place JCU in a February OAC showdown that ended with a roar at the buzzer!
Further proving Capital University student-athletes emphasize the student portion of the phrase, 28 Crusaders earned a spot on the Ohio Athletic Conference’s academic all-conference list for its spring sports.
Study after study shows the more engaged students are at their university, the more likely they are to graduate and to graduate on time. Capital’s student-athletes are among the highest performing and retaining students. In this episode, you’ll hear from Roger Ingles, director of athletics, and Joe Eskra, a pole vaulter, nursing major and student employee whose leadership on the field and on campus translates to his classes, internships and life after Capital.
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The Crusaders now have a new on-campus home for indoor training that is incomparable to most in the region. The Varsity C Indoor Training Facility opened in February and is already paying great dividends.
She worked hard to get her and her team noticed and to build equity in high school when some said: "it's just the way it is". That was unacceptable, as was the thought her playing could end prematurely. Capital junior Addie Becker persevered through both of those obstacles.