We had a blast celebrating our big event honoring National Girls and Women In Sports Day this past weekend! We loved seeing the Oregon community gather together in-person to talk, laugh, and try new skills alongside our female student-athletes. Check out the photo gallery below to see some highlights, and visit our Events page to see what else Women In Flight has in store.
Mariah Tanner is a senior on the Acrobatics & Tumbling team. With only 30 NCAA institutions offering her sport, Mariah is grateful for the opportunity to continue her sport at the collegiate level and be surrounded by teammates who inspire her every single day.
A leader on the UO women's golf team, Tze-Han tells us about her experience coming to the U.S., her love of poke bowls and football, and her aspirations for the future.
Originally from England, Lilly is not only a tennis star for the Ducks, she also has a passion and amazing talent with photography and creative design.
Teeing off her collegiate career as a freshman on the Oregon golf team, Baylee shines bright on the golf course and in the classroom.
Recognized by Sports Business Journal as a 2021 "Game Changer", Lisa supports Oregon's student-athletes through her role as Deputy Athletic Director, Senior Women's Administrator, and Title IX Coordinator.
Lilly knows how to lead. She guides the women's lacrosse team as a a senior attacker, while also working to uplift the Oregon community outside of her sport through her internship with the UO Sport & Wellness Initiative. Lilly even plays a huge role in the upcoming National Girls and Women In Sports Day event on April 30th!
Aneesa Ochoa, a senior on the Acrobatics & Tumbling team, let us pick her brain on how Title IX affects opportunities to compete in a unique sport not many collegiate institutions offer.
Nicole is a Double Duck and former Track & Field star for UO. She is now the Associate Vice President, Chief Civil Rights Officer and Title IX Coordinator for UO, providing us with a unique perspective on Title IX and women's sports.
This story is the beginning of a series collaboration between Women In Flight and WCH Oregon22, in charge of organizing the Track & Field World Championships taking place in Eugene in July.