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The Eagle 2016 Sports Awards


Last January’s first annual “Eagle Sports Awards” began with a quote from Olympic champion Mark Spitz about breaking records; this year, as The Eagle honors the best athletes of 2016, it seems only appropriate to quote one of AU’s own Olympians from this past year.

Andrija Matic

Straight from print: Andrija Matic, AU’s next great big man


This article originally appeared in The Eagle’s December 9 special edition. When basketball player and current sophomore Andrija Matic established himself as a key rotation player last season, it gave the Eagles something they hadn’t had in years: a good, solid “big man.” Since Tony Wroblicky graduated in 2014, the AU men’s basketball team has struggled to find consistent frontcourt play.

 Hosts Sara Winick and Sydney Hsu introduce themselves and talk about their favorite TV shows. This episode includes fun facts, recommendations and personal connections. 

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