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Occidental’s Shwayder, SFSU’s Jackson receive CalHOPE award


AP Sports Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Shwayder and Breyon Jackson’s battles to overcome adversity throughout their college careers and the examples they set for others are being recognized. Shwayder is a lacrosse player at Occidental College in Los Angeles and Jackson is a basketball player at San Francisco State. They are the recipients of the first CalHOPE Courage Awards. The award recognizes student-athletes at California colleges and universities who have overcome the stress, anxiety and mental trauma associated with personal hardships, injury or life circumstances.

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