Haley Van Voorhis became the first female non-kicker to play in an NCAA football game
Haley Van Voorhis became the first female non-kicker to play in an NCAA football game
Ohio State’s and Oregon’s statement wins weren’t the only blockbusters on Saturday.
September 25, 2023
The ACC voted to add three schools to its conference beginning next year
The ACC voted to add three schools to its conference beginning next year
One more conference realignment domino fell Friday morning, as the presidents of ACC schools voted 12-3 to add Stanford and Cal from the Pac-12 and SMU from the AAC beginning in August 2024.
September 06, 2023
Who to look out for at the upcoming NCAA cross country season
Who to look out for at the upcoming NCAA cross country season
The NCAA cross country season hits its starting line today, so run through our primer, then let’s, ahem, meet the women and men racing toward national glory.
September 01, 2023
Breaking down nontraditional college athletes
Breaking down nontraditional college athletes
From hoops to soccer to baseball to golf, older athletes have been defying expectations for years, proving it’s never too late to pursue collegiate sports dreams.
August 16, 2023
Recruiting in the NCAA
Recruiting in the NCAA
The race to court top prospects is more cutthroat than a Taylor Swift Ticketmaster queue, and a program’s very future can hinge on its incoming freshman class.
August 14, 2023
How does NCAA Division III work?
How does NCAA Division III work?
There are 438 DIII schools nationwide, and although it’s rare for DIII athletes to go pro, it’s certainly not unheard of, with recent grads doing so from fútbol to football.
August 11, 2023
The standouts in NCAA Division II
The standouts in NCAA Division II
About 14K athletes compete at the NCAA’s 313 DII schools, with top stars making the big leagues (particularly the NBA and NFL) — though that’s becoming rarer: With the transfer portal, it’s easier than ever for DII’s best to jump to a DI school.
August 11, 2023
What’s the difference between DI, DII, and DIII?
What’s the difference between DI, DII, and DIII?
In general, the most elite competition and the deepest pockets can be found at DI schools, scaling down through DII and DIII. But the biggest difference lies in the DII and DIII divide: Unlike in DI and DII, DIII athletes aren’t eligible for athletic scholarships. That means they’re playing purely out of love of the game (and possibly NIL money, of course).
August 07, 2023
How NCAA lacrosse works
How NCAA lacrosse works
Channel your inner Regina George and grab your lacrosse stick because this spring sport has exploded in popularity over the last decade, spreading from its East Coast roots to the Big Ten’s Midwest and beyond.
August 02, 2023
How athletic trainers impact NCAA programs
How athletic trainers impact NCAA programs
In an exclusive interview with The GIST, UChicago’s Rachael Hewson Grotts, who earned her M.S. in Post-Professional Athletic Training at a DI school before her current DIII stint, spoke about how a school’s resources directly affect players’ lives.
July 31, 2023