Fri, Apr/19
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vs BW at Ohio State Jesse Owens Classic
Fri, Apr/19
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vs Capital at Otterbein Twilight
Fri, Apr/19
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vs Capital at Ohio State Jesse Owens Classic
Fri, Apr/19
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vs Heidelberg at ONU Polar Bear Invite
Fri, Apr/19
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vs John Carroll at Ohio State Jesse Owens Classic
Fri, Apr/19
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vs John Carroll at BW Sparky Adams Invite
Fri, Apr/19
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vs John Carroll at Wake Forest Invite
Fri, Apr/19
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vs Marietta at Jesse Owens Classic
Fri, Apr/19
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vs Marietta at Otterbein Invite
Fri, Apr/19
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vs Mount Union at Otterbein Twilight Meet

Ohio Athletic Conference

Division III Q&A with Mount Union's Gillian Maffit

 

As a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Division III, the Ohio Athletic Conference will be highlighting student-athletes in the conference who embody the ideals of a Division III student-athlete. This month's Q&A features Gillian Maffit, a senior Women's Lacrosse player at the University of Mount Union, and a member of the OAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

 

Name: Gillian Maffitt

Sport/Position: Women's Lacrosse / Defense

Institution: University of Mount Union '24

Major: Sport Business, Public Relations

Hometown: Mentor, Ohio

 

Q: Why did you want to play your sport at a Division III University?

I wanted to continue playing my sport at a Division III university because I wanted to have the perfect balance between continuing my education and continuing to participate in the sport I love. DIII gave me the opportunity to do both.

 

Q: What has been your favorite moment at Mount Union?

My favorite moment at the University of Mount Union was being able to be one of eight students the university takes each year to intern at the National Sports Forum through the Sport Business program.

 

Q: What is your favorite memory from playing your sport and competing in the OAC?

My favorite memory from playing and competing in the OAC is making it to the OAC lacrosse tournament. It is such an exciting moment to reach each year and getting there with my best friends/teammates makes it even more exciting and memorable.

 

Q: What core values do you associate with being a Division III student-athlete?

Core values I associate with being a Division III student-athlete are growth, commitment, hard work and dedication.

 

Q: What is your favorite part of being a Division III student-athlete?

My favorite part about being a Division III student-athlete is being able to have the balance between my sport and my academics. This balance allows me to be involved with various clubs and organizations on my campus.