— Los Angeles Chargers (@Chargers) October 25, 2020
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Monday, October 26, 2020
Monday Must Read
Be sure to check out this article from UVA Today on the Citizen Leaders and Sports Ethics Community Impact Fellowship, a new leadership program for student-athletes started by UVA Athletics and UVA’s Contemplative Sciences Center. @UVATFCC athlete Emma Myer, Madeleine Boylston (@UVAvolleyball), Morgan Murphy (@UVAsoftball) and Quentin Matsui (@UVAMensLax) are among those who are participating in the 12-month fellowship, which started last spring. Brief overview: Fellows identify a specific, pressing challenge to the well-being or flourishing of their teammates or the larger community of student-athletes at UVA, then spend their fellowship year designing and implementing programs to overcome those challenges with evidence-based tools, such as mindfulness meditation and other contemplative practices. Read the full article here.
Four “football” stories for you this morning. First, up congratulations to @UVAFootball alum Joe Reed who scored his first NFL touchdown yesterday.
— bill hofheimer (@bhofheimer_espn) October 25, 2020
Current @UVAFootball tight end Tony Poljan was all over ESPN on Sunday morning with replays of his touchdown in the Miami game. Check out the play itself in the tweet below.
It was #SCTop10 caliber …
— Virginia Football (@UVAFootball) October 26, 2020
The other two stories are about the “other” football, @UVAWomensSoccer and @UVAMensSoccer.
𝗨𝗦𝗪𝗡𝗧 𝗖𝗮𝗺𝗽 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹𝘀
When footballers stop being polite and start getting real. pic.twitter.com/PsgYVdhyab
— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) October 25, 2020
UVA women’s soccer alum Becky Sauerbrunn shared a hilarious story about a game of Hungry Hungry Hippos from US Women’s National Team training camp. As the tweet said “it’s what happens when soccer players stop being polite, and start getting real.”
Orlando City SC Head Coach Oscar Pareja points to Daryl Dike’s performance at the 2019 NCAA College Cup as a big reason why he felt OSC was fortunate to get him at the 5th overall pick of the 2020 MLS SuperDraft. Read the full article from MLSsoccer.com here.