Men’s Soccer midfielder Emmanuel Perez, Women’s Basketball forward Sierra Campisano and Men’s Soccer defender Daniel Klemm said they are excited to get one more opportunity to ride high and represent Cal Poly on the field.
College athletes are granted extra year of eligibility, but it comes with a cost
College athletes spent the entire fall and winter preparing for their spring seasons, but were never able to play due to the COVID-19 outbreak. “I was sitting in class and I got a call from my buddy who’s a fellow captain. And he is like, ‘Yeah, man, they cancelled our season.’ And I was like, […]
Cal Poly athletes create at-home gyms to stay in shape
Cal Poly athletes are changing the school slogan from “learn by doing” to “learn by making do,” with innovative ways to stay in shape at home. While the Robert A. Mott Athletic Center and the weight room inside have been closed due to COVID-19 protocols, Cal Poly’s athletes have been creative and managed to make […]
Sophomore athletes are now required to live on campus
Cal Poly is requiring sophomore athletes to live on campus in an effort to meet their goal of 65 percent of undergraduates living on-campus by 2022.
Students help athletes with disabilities prepare for the Special Olympics
“Friday Club” is the name given to the 407 kinesiology lab where students help athletes with disabilities meet their exercise goals to compete in the Special Olympics. The program began 13 years ago and continues to be a place for students to learn how to work with and understand people with disabilities as well as encourage […]
30-Minute Update: Athletics expands drug testing, a look at the Cal Poly Logging Team
Mustang News anchors Julian DelGaudio and Olivia DeGennaro update you on Mustang News’ biggest stories this week.
So long to Cal Poly senior athletes
(Photo courtesy of Melissa Lundie) Erin Abzug firstname.lastname@example.org Joey Wagman Business administration senior and right handed pitcher for the Cal Poly baseball team. After graduating this spring, Cal Poly’s talented pitcher hopes to go on to play professional baseball. The Major League Baseball draft will be held June 6 to June 8. Wagman does not […]
Putting on the pounds, athlete style
Benjy Egel is a journalism freshman and Mustang Daily Sports Columnist. Matt Fisher has outdone the “Freshman 15.” In just one quarter at Cal Poly, he has gained 25 pounds. And his coaches couldn’t be happier. As an offensive lineman on the football team, Fisher resembles an Escalade more than a Prius. That weight gain […]
Mental challenge of injury almost as burdensome as physical pain
While sports-related injuries often play havoc with the intercollegiate roster, the real burden on injured Cal Poly athletes is often more mental than physical.
Athletes face rigorous testing outside of classrooms
In the academic environment, students revel in the fact that they can let their responsibilities go during their quarterly breaks. Student-athletes are responsible for keeping their bodies in shape despite being away from the competition.