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by Madison Pitsch

 

You see them on the court, in the field, at the shooting range and on the course but do you really know them? It is our mission to introduce you to Concordia’s athletes and their shining personalities and funny stories.  

 

Sophomore cross country runner Cameron Moes

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Photo by Madison Pitsch.

“We were running a steeplechase race at Nebraska Wesleyan. The water pit was too full and I went over it and landed in the water. Usually it only takes me one step to get out of the water, but because the pit was so full, my foot dragged and (I) basically face planted in the water.” 

 

Sophomore defender for women’s soccer  Kaitlyn Stradtmann

Photo by Madison Pitsch.

Photo by Madison Pitsch.

I scored a goal for the wrong team in high school, but we were already down 6:0.” 

 

Junior guard for women’s basketball Mary Janovich

Photo by Madison Pitsch.

Photo by Madison Pitsch.

“We were playing York and I was having trouble staying on my feet and I tripped or something happened, and then I literally was stuck in a position and couldn’t get up!” 

 

Junior cheerleader Kathie Nguyen

Photo by Madison Pitsch.

Photo by Madison Pitsch.

“It was one of the football games in the beginning of last year. It was our first time bringing out the T-shirt gun and I was in charge of shooting it. Everybody was so pumped up and jumping around, waiting for me. I loaded it and shot it but rather than shooting out to the crowd, the T-shirt shot me right in the torso. I had it facing the wrong way. You could just hear everyone go ‘ahh’… and feel the pity in the air.” 

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