Equestrian, Skiing Prove Double the Fun for Maddie Darby, '20

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Maddie Darby, ’20, can’t even remember a time when she wasn’t on skis. Or on a horse. “I’ve always enjoyed it and I like them both for different reasons,” she said. “When I’m riding, I’m usually working toward a competition. When I’m skiing, I’m just relaxing, going down a hill and having a good time.” They may seem like separate and mutually exclusive activities that require very different skills, but not for Darby. To her, there is not one without the other.

Michigan Athletic Trainers Honor Albion's Bob and Carol Moss

Carol Moss and Bob Moss, Albion College Kinesiology Department
Albion College Kinesiology Department members Bob and Carol Moss made a little history earlier this month by being the first husband-and-wife duo to be inducted into the Michigan Athletic Trainers Society Hall of Fame. They represent only the 27th and 28th inductees in the organization’s 25-year history.

Parks, '16, Pays It Forward as a Mentor

Colin Parks, '16
Colin Parks is in the middle of his best season as a running back on the Albion football team. But it didn't happen suddenly for the junior exercise science major from Southfield, and it went beyond simply learning a new offense. "I needed good vibes, people I could talk to," he says about his early days as an Albion student. "I needed advice from people who had experienced things before." He got that advice and support through the College's Smooth Transitions program; now, he's the mentor and helping another first-year student adjust to college life.

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Benham, '17, Plays Ball as Athletic Training Intern

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"Our right fielder was making a play which eventually took him into the wall and onto the ground. The head coach sprinted past, waving me onto the field, and the players yelled my name," recalls Morgan Benham, '17, of one day on the job this summer as a Battle Creek Bombers athletic training intern.

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