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Brinlea La Barge, Sports Editor

Brinlea La Barge is a sports editor.

She studies English and American Literature and Linguistics at Middlebury and is a member of the women's tennis team.

La Barge spent the summer of 2020 working for Nantucket Magazine, writing content for the publication and assisting photo shoots. In the past, she interned at WHYY, Philadelphia’s local PBS and NPR affiliate.

All content by Brinlea La Barge
The women’s tennis team pictured in 2020.

[Photo] Review: Women’s tennis

April 8, 2021

The women’s tennis team pictured in 2020.

The Athletics Office promoted SAAC’s Midd Team Challenge via their Instagram account in order to encourage varsity sports teams on campus to prioritize democratic engagement by signing pledges, spreading awareness and registering to vote.

Student athletes help Middlebury become student voter registration frontrunner in NESCAC, country

October 29, 2020
Read about the work being done by student athletes to get their teammates to commit to vote in this election.
Volleyball head coach Sarah Raunecker (second from the right) coaches her athletes during the first practice of the fall season on Saturday, September 5. Photo by Van Barth.

Fall coaches adjust to a season without competitive play

September 10, 2020
Now that fall sports practices have officially begun , Middlebury coaches are getting creative as they comply with health precautions and discuss recruiting, team culture and training logistics in the time of Covid-19.
The Middlebury Pranksters posted this photo supporting Black Lives Matter and requesting donations for organizations such as the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund on their Instagram on June 8.

Middlebury athletic teams reckon with Whiteness and exclusivity

July 29, 2020
Sports teams at Middlebury are examining recruiting practices, raising funds in support of Black Lives Matter, and taking action to address Whiteness and exclusion in their groups.

“Screw your teammate” parties often packed with pressure for dates

April 22, 2020
SYTs are popular at Midd. But a closer look at the SYT tradition reveals an underlying culture that can be coercive and filled with pressures, especially for younger female students.
An example of one of the at-home workers college athletes now rely on to stay in shape.

Work(out) from home: Middlebury athletes adjust to training during a pandemic

April 2, 2020
For college athletes, sheltering in place poses an additional question: how to stay in shape.
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