Category: Club Sports

Rec fields fail to cope with weather problems

Without practice, athletes have less opportunity to improve–something every athlete knows. Intramural and club sports at The University of Alabama are often faced with this dilemma. The recreation fields that are allotted for student and club sport use are at the mercy of the weather, sometimes resulting in fewer practices for club teams. “We work with Champion Sports Medicine and […]

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Water polo club teams sees growth

In the South, especially at The University of Alabama, few people know much about the sport of water polo. Freshman Nathan Neglio described the game as a mix between basketball, wrestling and soccer, where you tread water for the duration of the game, trying to score as many points as possible. Despite having little knowledge of the sport, seniors Sean […]

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Men’s club soccer team keeps competitive edge

Most people don’t come to a football-centric university like The University of Alabama to play soccer. For the members of the UA club soccer team, being able to play a sport they love while being at the University is an added bonus. According to the University Student Recreation Center website, the men’s soccer club is one of the oldest sport […]

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Alabama Crew Club hosts Row Tide Regatta

In its first race of the spring, the Alabama Crew Club team will host its signature Row Tide Regatta Saturday on the Black Warrior River. Races are scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. and will run through 2 p.m. The 2,000-meter sprints will begin at Manderson Landing and finish at the steel pier near the Tuscaloosa River Market. The event […]

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Women’s rugby team battles stereotypes

Unknown to most of the University, the women’s rugby team has been chipping away at stereotypes. (See also “Club rugby team strives for chemistry“) Senior Caitlin Reilly, president of the women’s rugby team, said there is still a stigma when people hear about the sport. “I feel like this is always what happens when you talk about rugby,” Reilly said. […]

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