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Marit Hoyem, Staff Writer

Marit Hoyem ’24 is a prospective political science and English major from Menlo Park, Calif. She is a staff writer for the sports section.

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Winter sports preview: Teams resume play after two years

Winter sports preview: Teams resume play after two years

November 17, 2021
This week marks the first time in nearly two years that many winter season athletes are taking to the court, ice, or pool to compete in purple and gold. Around half of most teams have yet to compete at the collegiate level, meaning teams have drastically different rosters from their last winter season in 2019-2020.
Alyssa Clark ’15 breaks world record by running 95 marathons in 95 days

Alyssa Clark ’15 breaks world record by running 95 marathons in 95 days

November 10, 2021
Alyssa Clark broke the world record for consecutive marathons by running 95 marathons in 95 days, only stopping upon contracting COVID after Day 95.
Victoria Garrick, a former Div. I athlete and current mental health and body-image advocate, gave a talk for SAACs Fresh Check Day. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Garrick.)

Mental health in athletics: Victoria Garrick speaks to students on Fresh Check Day

May 5, 2021
Victoria Garrick, a former Div. I volleyball player at the University of Southern California (USC) and current mental health advocate, spoke at the College on April 20 about her athletic career and struggles with anxiety and body image.
‘An experiment combined with chasing a dream’: Dylan Dethier ’14 on playing and writing for professional golf

‘An experiment combined with chasing a dream’: Dylan Dethier ’14 on playing and writing for professional golf

April 21, 2021
Ten years ago, Dylan Dethier ’14 took a gap year to explore the U.S. through golf, but his journey did not end when he came to the College. It took him to a book deal, a career in professional golf, and a lifelong dedication to write about the side of golf that few know about.
(Galila Kassa/The Williams Record)

It’s time to give female athletes their due

March 31, 2021
Marit Hoyem ’24 speaks out against the sexist culture present within the sports industry while advocating for students to work toward eliminating this culture from Williams athletics.
Despite not being able to see his athletes in person, mens wrestling coach Scott Honecker continues coaching and recruiting from his office with the help of technology. (Photo courtesy of Scott Honecker.)

Coaching during COVID: The unseen challenges of building teams remotely

March 3, 2021
Due to the spread of COVID-19, athletes have access to resources and facilities of varying quality, and coaches have had to learn to modify coaching and recruiting to accommodate a variety of environments.
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