Muhlenberg Mules Podcast
Jill Lissner

Jill Lissner

April 7, 2021

Body Positive is an organization that provides the Muhlenberg community a safe space to come together and talk about issues with self-love and body positivity. Muhlenberg track and field senior, Jill Lissner, was a driving force behind the creation of the group following a battle with anorexia exudes passion with a message of loving yourself and being happy with who you are.

Kersti Svenningsen/Jonathan Toth

Kersti Svenningsen/Jonathan Toth

March 31, 2021

History was made not once, but twice in the first 11 days of the 2021 spring athletic season. Freshmen Kersti Svenningsen (softball) and Jonathan Toth (baseball) both went yard in their first collegiate at-bat. The two join the podcast to discuss those historically plate appearances, along with their experience at Muhlenberg thus far. 

Jacob Sarrel

Jacob Sarrel

March 24, 2021

We've all been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic in one way or another, but men's lacrosse senior Jacob Sarrel and his family are using their unfortunate experience to help honor Covid-19 victims and promote the vaccine. Following the passing of his father, Louis Sarrel, in April Jacob and his family started the #thisjabsforyou social media campaign to encourage people to dedicate their vaccine to someone or something affected by Covid-19. 

We’re Back!

We’re Back!

March 17, 2021

Sports are back at Muhlenberg! Softball opened the spring season Tuesday, the first games in 369 days. Today, ahead of the opening weekend of conference play, we hear from student-athletes from all of our spring teams about what it means to have the opportunity to compete in 2012. Go Mules! 

Giselle Aerni

Giselle Aerni

March 10, 2021

Who better to have on the podcast in Women's History Month than Dr. Giselle Aerni, the founder of Madam Athlete. Dr. Aerni, a sports medicine physician by trade, talks about her experiences as a woman working in sports and her venture in Madam Athlete that empowers women to own their stories. She also discusses her "quintessential" Division III experience.

Rob McVicker

Rob McVicker

March 3, 2021

Rob McVicker, the recently named head coach of the Muhlenberg volleyball team, joins the show to discuss a wide range of topics from how he got into volleyball to multi-sport athletes to his vision for the program. McVicker was named the 11th head coach in program history following a three-year stint as an assistant coach with the Mules. 

Josh Carter

Josh Carter

February 24, 2021

Our Black History Month celebration concludes with Josh Carter '02, a former three-sport athlete at Muhlenberg who received CC player of the year honors in both football and baseball. Now the head football coach at Juniata, Carter discusses waiting to coach his first game, multi-sport athletes in today's athletic landscape and the increase in the number of Black head football coaches in the CC over the last two years. 

Portia Hoeg

Portia Hoeg

February 17, 2021

Our Black History Month celebration continues with the Executive Director of the Centennial Conference, Portia Hoeg. Hoeg became the first African-American woman commissioner in Division III when she came to the CC in 2019. 

Jason McLean

Jason McLean

February 11, 2021

Our Black History Month celebration continues with head wrestling coach Jason McLean '01, the first wrestling All-American in Muhlenberg history and the 2020 Centennial Conference coach of the year. His talk ranges from the NCAA Tournament cancellation last season to how he used his family's history with racism to help the Muhlenberg athletic staff better understand challenges in today's society. 

Kenyamo McFarlane

Kenyamo McFarlane

February 3, 2021

All this month, we join the Office of Multicultural Life in celebrating the rich history and contributions of Black people to the world, the United States of America and to Muhlenberg College. We start with Assistant Director of Admissions Kenyamo McFarlane, a Class of 2000 graduate and the last Mule to play both football and basketball. 

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