“I think one big thing is the outlook on the sport and receiving it as a lifestyle. And learning about myself through sport, that’s been a byproduct of running collegiately and having these experiences. I think it does cross over with other areas of my life. I learn how to manage my time and learn how to react in certain situations, the way I really need to take care of myself.”
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Not that he needed the award to prove it, but Steven Whitney was honored with the 61st Walter Brown Award, given to the best American-born Division 1 college hockey player in New England by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston. Whitney, the 5-foot-7 Boston College standout from Reading, is second in the nation with 25 goals in 36 games. . . North Andover native Britt Hart, who was a standout softball player at the Brooks School, tossed 6.2 innings of one-run ball to lead Bryant University to a 2-1 win over the University of Las Vegas last weekend. Hart, a 5-foot-6 senior, led Bryant with 11 wins last year. She’s 4-3 with a 3.5 ERA in nine appearances this spring.
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