emma woodhouse, a senior Business Administration: Management and Marketing student, took the opportunity as a co-captain to motivate her teammates every day. on top of being an already self-motivated individual.
Q: Why did you choose this word to represent another part of you?
"I chose the word motivator because I feel like I’m not just a motivator for myself but also for my teammates. Being a senior and co-captain for the ski team, I feel like it’s my duty to motivate and support my team to be better athletes and people. I think it’s super important to be there for your teammates and help them get to where they want to be."
What stereotypes do you experience and want broken down, as a student athlete?
"A stereotype I’ve experienced as a student-athlete is that I’m only here for my sport and a college education is a bonus. Athletes have so much more to them and have more interests than just our sport."
What does inclusion of NCAA student-athletes mean to you?
"To me, inclusion of NCAA student-athletes means that no one is ever left out. I think it’s important to take care of the people around you because we are always stronger when we’re together!"
Outside of the goals in your sport, what do you hope to achieve during your time at UNH?
"What I hope to achieve for my last few months at UNH is to just experience every moment to the fullest. Whether that’s exploring my career options or meeting new people, I want to embrace all the opportunities I have left at UNH."