Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/22

It’s time to let the week roll on with a busy Taco Tuesday, May 22. College life can be busy, so at times it can be tough to keep up with the daily news cycle. That’s why we bring you Campus Connect, where you can catch the latest news in college sports and entertainment to keep on top of the buzz that everyone on campus will be talking about.

What happened last night? What events are coming up today? We have you covered with all of that and more.

Let’s dive right in.

College Sports News

Female student-athletes are more likely to pursue STEM fields than women in the general student body:

— NCAA (@NCAA) May 22, 2018

Above is your reminder that female student-athletes are awesome… Here is a look at the Super Regionals of the 2018 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament which begins later this week… A favorite has emerged to host the 2019 NFL Draft… As we prepare for Championship Weekend in the world of lacrosse, let’s take a look at Albany’s Connor Fields… If you want to watch players who skipped college to play in a glorified AAU league, the JBA ticket prices are (expensive) just for you…

Girl of the Day

Meet the new Miss USA 2018, Sarah Rose Summers who was Miss Nebraska.

Entertainment News

Sarah Rose Summers was crowned the winner of Miss USA 2018… Is Pete Davidson really the guy who is dating Ariana Grande now?… If you need some ideas for your summer dates, we have you covered… Below are the 10 Han Solo facts that everyone needs to know…

What’s Happening Today?

The NBA Playoffs continue with a big game between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors… Golden State leads the series at 2-1, so it is crucial for Houston to steal a game on the road… In the NHL, there is a brief hiatus before a do or die Game 7 between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.

Viral Clip of the Day

Meet @OSagapolu:

Olive Sagapolu is 336 lbs
Olive Sagapolu does backflips
Olive Sagapolu is our nose tackle


— Wisconsin Football (@BadgerFootball) May 22, 2018

If you were more than 300 pounds like Wisconsin’s Olive Sagapolu do you think you would be doing this?

Food of the Day


— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) April 15, 2017

There are fewer treasures in life than a cinnamon roll inside of your donut.