Blake Foeman

Blake Foeman

Senior Journalism major at the University of Denver. I am from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and I play on the school's basketball team. I hope to one day pursue a career in sports television production.

Denver basketball journeys on the road

The photos that I chose tell the story of what travel consists of on the road for the Denver Men’s Basketball team. These pictures give an in depth look at look at what the daily activities are that occur on the road. Because of some of the team rules, I was not able to take pictures in certain areas, for example during pre-game meals or practices on the road. Continue reading

DU Basketball competes off the court

This slideshow focuses on the ways in which athletes on the University of Denver Men’s Basketball prepare for school. The goal of these photos is to show everyone that there are some programs available to help these athletes, but they are generally pressed for time with practice and travel. Continue reading

DU basketball competes off the court

Senior Chase Hallam reading through his Accounting homework the night before he travels

Senior Chase Hallam reading through his Accounting homework the night before he travels

Student Athletes at every University face the same diffictult task. While trying to stay on top of their game, they have little to no time for school work. With a vigirous practice and travel schedule, competition for some of these student athletes have evolved off the court as well.

Outside of school, athletes have to balance practice, travel, weights, film, training room hours and competition.

From the outside looking in, student athletes may appear to receive royal treatment due to their frequent out-of–town competition getaways and free gear, but one way or the other, it is all earned. Continue reading