Mental Illness: The Full Time Job of an NCAA Athlete

Written by: Alexis Vasquez Published by: Ben Ruvo Alexis Vasquez is a Gymnast for the University of Denver, originally from Arcadia, California. Vasquez is very accomplished; in 2019 she was a WCGA Scholastic All American, a WCGA First-Team All American, a Corvallis Regional co-Champion on the beam, made the All Big 12 Conference Team, and…

Nassau Community College Pitcher / Keep Smiling Foundation Founder Andrew Ammazzalorso Encourages Athletes to “Keep Smiling,” As Better Days Are Ahead.

Published by: Holly Ruvo Interviewed by: Ben Ruvo Andrew Ammazzalorso is a 20 year old Junior Right-handed Pitcher at Nassau Community College, studying exercise science. He Runs a Pancreatic cancer foundation called Keep Smiling Foundation, started two years ago. They have raised over $2,000 and have over 500 professional athletes spreading awareness for them. Ben:…

Washington College Field Hockey Alumna & Current Athletic Trainer Clare Ingersoll Opens Up About Anxiety During Her Athletic Career, Inspiring Current Student-Athletes To Do The Same.

Published by: Holly Ruvo Interviewed by: Ben Ruvo Originally from Centreville, Maryland, Clare Ingersoll played Field Hockey at Washington College and had an extremely successful career. In 2018, she started 17 of 18 games. She tied for second in team goals (4), assists (2) and points (10). Ingersoll was a 2x Goose Nation TV Shorewomen…