Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a brain disease that’s found in people with a history of repetitive brain trauma. The NCAA as a whole isn’t taking appropriate action to combat the disease, but CWU is.
On March 3rd, WSU students launched the Hilinksi’s Hope #3For3 Challenge, social media campaign intended to spread awareness for the Hilinski’s Hope Foundation. The students created the project for Sports Management 489, Washington State University College of Education’s capstone course taken at the end of the college career. The Team consisted of: Bettina Beverly, Andrew Cooper, Barbora Michalkova, Jaycob Kuhman, Nate Collier, and Jillian Ohlemeier.
A great segment with one of our hometown baseball boys and all around great kid, Spencer Torkelson! We are lucky to know him and have him in our corner!
Much like the “ice bucket challenge” and ALS awareness, the goal of the burpee challenge is to bring awareness to mental illness.
The Power 5 conferences unanimously passed legislation Thursday at the NCAA convention requiring their schools to make mental health services and resources available for student-athletes.