3 episodes

Benched is an UNCUT Podcast which aims to give female student-athletes their rightful voice in the world of college sports. By prioritizing the overlooked and the overshadowed, we shine a light on the challenges and stories pertaining to women in college sports. As male sports typically take center stage in the public eye, women's athletics ride the bench. It's our job to change that narrative.

Benched UNCUT

    • Mental Health
    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

Benched is an UNCUT Podcast which aims to give female student-athletes their rightful voice in the world of college sports. By prioritizing the overlooked and the overshadowed, we shine a light on the challenges and stories pertaining to women in college sports. As male sports typically take center stage in the public eye, women's athletics ride the bench. It's our job to change that narrative.

    Ep. 2: Over-Sexualization in the Sports World

    Ep. 2: Over-Sexualization in the Sports World

    Former Daily Tar Heel Sports Reporter Madeline Coleman and host Jules Micchia of the UNC Rowing Team share experiences relating to over-sexualization, sexual harassment and the toxic culture faced by women in sports. Madeline offers advice and words of encouragement for aspiring sports reporters. Read Madeline’s article mentioned in the podcast here:https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2020/01/sexual-harrassment-sports-media-column.

    • 42 min
    Ep. 1: Body Image and Eating Disorders

    Ep. 1: Body Image and Eating Disorders

    UNC student-athletes, Charlotte Melgard from Women's Rowing and Blair Ramsey from Cross Country and Track and Field share their stories and struggles with eating disorders, disordered eating, and body image. Hosted by Jules Micchia, Benched is an UNCUT Podcast which aims to give female student-athletes their rightful voice in the world of college sports. // If you are struggling with one of the discussed topics, please seek assistance. Resources include: National Eating Disorder Association: https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/screening-tool. UNC Campus Health Nutrition Services & CAPS: https://caps.unc.edu/UNC Sports Psychology and Sports Nutrition Services: https://goheels.com/news/2019/5/17/sports-medicine-unc-athletics-mental-health-performance-psychology-program.aspx // For more information on UNCUT, go to uncutchapelhill.com or stay connected on social media. Instagram: @UNCUT_ch Twitter: @UNCUT_ch Facebook: UNCUT

    • 44 min
    UNCUT: Who We Are.

    UNCUT: Who We Are.

    At UNCUT, we exist to empower student-athletes.

    • 2 min

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