As you grow up and the past starts to fade, your youthful days pass and the fun of high school dims. College shows up just in time for adulthood to start gnawing at you. Just like any other adolescent, this process is the same for an aspiring professional athlete.
I always talk about how the stars have to align for an athlete to become a professional; I’ve seen guys with more talent than I ever had never make it. Finding the right place to develop, avoiding injury, playing in front of the right coaches, picking the right agent, every little aspect matters. One thing goes wrong and it could all fall apart.
Former MU men’s soccer captain and left back Derek Luke signed his first professional contract with FC Cincinnati of the United Soccer League just over a week ago in Ohio.
The Monmouth Mob has been revamped from head to toe. Due to recent changes, the University’s official athletic support team is poised for an interesting 2015-2016 season.
Rutgers University has consistently set the bar for division one collegiate athletics in NJ. Whether it be because of its involvement in a nationally recognized conference like the BIG 10 or their countless championships from their time in the Big East, Rutgers has been the standard. As the lone NJ. representative in FBS football, the Scarlet Knights have cast a shadow over most other in state division one schools.
If you have followed Monmouth Track and Field over the past two years, then you have followed sophomore, Dylan Capwell.
The Monmouth University lacrosse teams have no shortage of quality goalkeepers. With both the men’s and women’s programs in the early stage of their seasons, a common theme has emerged within the teams: goalkeeping prowess.
Preseason for the Monmouth University men’s lacrosse program is in full swing with the first whistle less than a week away. The boys in blue are coming off their inaugural season where they finished with a humbling record of 0-13. But don’t let their record from last year write the story, MU holds an attribute few can bolster. The MU lacrosse program returns a staggering 27 letter-winners from last year’s squad; senior defender and co-captain Ryan Horsch couldn’t be more thrilled.
The University women’s basketball team broke Fairfield University’s two game winning streak last week with a convincing 59-33 win at home on Sunday, Jan. 25.
Dreams were made two weeks ago as 84 student-athletes were chosen in the 19th Annual Major League Soccer Superdraft.