How Boston’s College Athletes Work Out

Greater Boston has more than 100 college and university campuses, many of them studded with gifted athletes and state-of-the-art sporting facilities. Here we’ve rounded up well-toned warriors from nine area athletic programs—and collected fitness tips from their coaches and trainers. Feeling inspired to take up (or resume) a favorite sport this summer? Go on, give it the old college try.

—Edited by Madison Kahn. Photos by Cody Pickens. Additional reporting by Melissa Malamut and Lisa Kashinsky. Hair and makeup by Maryelle O’Rourke/Team and Mariolga/Team

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Boston College Rugby

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Babson Tennis

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Harvard Crew

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Boston College Soccer

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Boston University Swimming

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M.I.T. Cycling

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Boston College Cross-Country

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Harvard Basketball

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Northeastern Sailing




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