NEWTON, Mass. -- The excitement surrounding the Mount Ida College women's soccer Mustang Herd runs deep within The Stable as first-year Mikayla Lovering (Colchester, Vt.) has used her classroom experience to spread the news by creating the program's first ever "Herd Newsletter".
Lovering '20 wanting to share her enthusiasm of being a young player as part of the Herd at Mount Ida College, exemplifies what it means to be a Division III student-athlete.
Lovering is pursuing a degree in graphic design and used her experience in the classroom to create the newsletter. She applied her knowledge to her passion of soccer and gained hands-on learning in her field of study. Outside of the classroom and on the soccer pitch, Lovering played in 16 games scoring 2 goals and tallying 1 assist last season.
That is what it means to be part of the herd, the women are driven on and off the field. In order to be successful, they welcome challenges and opportunities to apply what they learn to not only the game of soccer but life as a division III student-athlete.
Spoiler alert, the newsletter highlights:
-Coach Brigi's philosophy on what it means to be part of the Herd
-The juniors reflect on their lead in the stampede
-The seniors gain hands-on learning to prepare them for success
-The team is driven to succeed in the classroom receiving an academic award