Student Stories

Alhassan Barrie looks back on his time playing basketball in America

From the day that Alhassan could hold a basketball in his hands as a little boy, he dreamt of playing basketball in America. “It’s every basketball player’s dream to play in the States,” he adds with a big smile.

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Bas Vermeulen: From club tournament to university golf team – Golf

A year ago, Bas Vermeulen’s parents waved goodbye to their 20-year-old son as he embarked upon a new adventure at St. Leo University in Florida. The Dutch athlete was scouted to play on the university’s golf team.

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Feize Türkmen’s story at a prep school & college – Field Hockey

Feize was only seventeen years old when she went to the States. Now, more than three years later, it is hard for her to imagine what life would have been like without this experience.

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Nadine de Koning about 4 years at UVA – Field Hockey

Nadine de Koning started playing field hockey at a young age in the Netherlands. After graduating from high school, she decided to pursue her dream: to combine top-level hockey with a study in America!

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Eva van Wakeren her favorite memories at LIU – Field Hockey

When Eva moved to New York to pursue her dream of attending a university in the United States, she could never have imagined this place would mean so much more to her than just a university.

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