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About The #WhyD3 Show

Spotlighting what's great about D-III!

Dave McHugh takes a look at what makes Division III special, both outside and inside the lines. A new show is produced monthly throughout the academic year.

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This season

May 15, 2015 The #WhyD3 Show May Edition This month, hear how a football player isn't letting autism stop him from his dreams. Also hear from the newest chair of the Division III Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and why she is passionate about being the voice for all student-athletes. And we congratulate a pioneer at the only deaf school in the country.
April 3, 2015 The #WhyD3 Show April Edition This month, Dave McHugh talks with two student-athletes who are passionate about particular causes, but for vastly different reasons. Hear from two basketball players who won the prestigious Jostens Trophy. And an administrator who uses her passion for hiking to help mentor student-athletes.
February 10, 2015 The #WhyD3 Show January Edition In the latest edition of The #WhyD3 Show we recap the NCAA Convention, talk with members of the National SAAC, hear from two former student-athletes honored with one of the top NCAA awards, find out how a student-athlete beat the odds and scored in more ways than one, and hear why Division III was the perfect fit for a two-sport star.
December 17, 2014 The #WhyD3 Show: Gagliardi Trophy edition The latest #WhyD3 Show is special LIVE edition in conjunction with's presentation of the Gagliardi Trophy. The show will be hosted by Pat Coleman and Frank Rossi from Salem, Va. Each of the four finalists will be interviewed before the 22nd winner is announced. Tune in as the show begins at 7 p.m. ET.
December 3, 2014 The #WhyD3 Show November Edition The latest #WhyD3 Show talks with two military veterans playing football at McDaniel, how studying in Cuba has changed a Goucher swimmer, a look at the "You Can Play" project recently kicked off by the NAC, a look at some of the big issues coming up at the NCAA convention, a tribute to longtime D-III advocate Jack Copeland, plus much more.
October 29, 2014 The #WhyD3 Show October Edition The October edision of "The #WhyD3 Show" features a conversation with Alyssa Brandt from DeSales in our Student-Athlete Profile, a look at the Lauren Hill story at Mount St. Joseph, our Honor Roll featuring several student-athletes and teams doing more than competing, the three words student-athletes chose to describe Division III, and plenty more.