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UM freshman sets sights on military after college
Profiles, Soccer, Sports

UM freshman sets sights on military after college

The University of Miami soccer team finished its season on Oct. 26 with a record that ranked near the bottom of the conference standings, but freshman defender Morgan Asmussen isn’t fazed by the rough season. She’s accustomed to dealing with the difficulties that come with new beginnings. Asmussen was born in Okinawa, Japan, and has…

Club basketball player transitions from college athlete to law school student
Basketball, Profiles, Sports

Club basketball player transitions from college athlete to law school student

The Division I basketball team is not the only team with standout talent at the University of Miami. Mukiya Post, a 25-year-old member of UM’s club basketball team, once played for Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, the Jamaican-Canadian found his way around before receiving a scholarship to attend Miami’s law…

Dewi Weber aims to master golf while redefining it
Golf, Profiles, Sports

Dewi Weber aims to master golf while redefining it

Dewi Weber is a prominent force in the golfing world with a dream of playing in the 2020 Olympics. She consistently places in the top-10 individual rankings, propelling the University of Miami to No. 15 in the country. But the 20-year-old Netherlands native has a larger goal in mind: redefining the sport itself. “Playing golf is not about me…

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