Spain Day 6

The Maroons are discovering so many things in Seville. “Today marked the halfway point of our trip, and despite the fact that we had just powered through five action packed and engaging days in Spain, today felt just as exciting as the first one. We started the day off with a cardio workout that included…

Spain Day 5

The guys are settling into the culture of Seville. “We arrived to the beautiful Seville early Wednesday morning. The team was anxious to get to the hotel, after an eventful day walking the streets of Barcelona once more and visiting the magnificent Sagrada Família.  We began our first morning in Seville with a light jog…

Spain Day 4

The Maroons are heading to Seville. “Our final day in Barcelona was an early start for a planned run up to Park Guell, a park atop a hill in Northern Barcelona which included a beautiful structure with pillars built to form a tunnel. Unfortunately for us, it started pouring right as we left which made…

Spain Day 3

The guys are going strong in Barcelona. “Today we took a trip down to Sitges, a beach front city southwest of where we are staying in Barcelona. After two competitive games of beach volleyball that Max Jacobs, Noah Karras and I dominated, some guys rented a paddle boat with a slide attached, as the whole…

Spain Day 2

The Maroons have arrived in Barcelona, and have already hit the ground running. “We started our day with an early team run to the beach, where everyone was able to swim in the Mediterranean for the first time this trip. After the run, the team went back to the hotel, where we ate a nice…

Spain Day 1

The Maroons took off for Barcelona on the evening of September 14. “The practices the day of our flight flew by, as everybody was too excited for the upcoming trip. When the time came to meet to leave, most everybody couldn’t stop talking about how crazy it was that it was really happening. Most guys…

The Maroons Are Off To Spain

The Maroons are headed off to Spain this evening, where they will be spending time in Barcelona, Seville and Madrid. As the team gets ready to leave, junior Mattia Colangelo shares a few thoughts on his expectations for the trip. “After 10 days of practice, the Maroons are finally gearing up to head over to…

Offseason Opportunities: Porter Veach

No. 4, Porter Veach, Ascendance Capital Partners A senior from Winnetka, Illinois, Porter Veach worked in private equity this summer. “This summer I worked at a private equity firm in downtown Chicago, called Ascendance Capital Partners. My responsibilities there included building financial models to underwrite new deals, writing up investment memorandum for the investment committee, and…

Offseason Opportunities: Mattia Colangelo

No. 32, Mattia Colangelo, London School of Economics A sophomore from Toronto, Ontario, Mattia Colangelo had the opportunity to study in London this summer. “I spent the month of August studying at the London School of Economics with my teammates Jordan Baum, Justin Jackson and Cole Schmitz, taking a summer school course. It was an…

Offseason Opportunities: Cole Schmitz

No. 3, Cole Schmitz, London School of Economics A sophomore from Madison, Wisconsin, Cole Schmitz traveled abroad to London this summer. “The most exciting and integral part of my summer was spending nearly a month at the London School of Economics, taking a Micro Econ course for credit at UChicago. I was joined there by…