Episode 23: Meet Deandra Schirmer



This week, we continue our remote recording of the Blazer Spotlight Podcast with Head Coach Deandra Schirmer of Lady Blazer Basketball. Currently in preparation for her second season at the helm, Coach D chatted with us about the current state of the program, life events that led her into her career, and what she misses most about life before COVID-19. Give it a listen, tell your friends, and don’t forget to subscribe!


Episode 22: Meet Courtney Albritton Carter



This week’s episode features one of the best student-athletes to ever suit up at VSU, softball or otherwise. Courtney Albritton Carter joins us to reflect on her career as a Blazer and to give us an opportunity to get to know a little more about her. When describing Courtney, former Blazer and dual sport baseball and football player Cooper Lemonds summed it up better than we ever could when he said, “She was unreal. The football team talked about her. The baseball team talked about her. Every other school in the country feared her.” Enjoy, rate, and subscribe! Thanks for listening!


Gary Goff

Episode 21: Meet Gary Goff



After leading Blazer football to the playoffs in his first season, Head Coach Gary Goff was wrapping up spring practices and looking forward to honing his team’s skills in the offseason. The plans, of course, have changed, and Coach Goff now faces new challenges. Don’t miss this week’s episode, where we catch up with Coach about the obstacles and rewards of working with his team in this “new normal”—and his pursuit to catch a blue marlin.


Episode 20: Meet Logan Hill



Logan Hill’s dream senior season, in which she led the nation in homers, came to a screeching halt in the middle of March due to circumstances beyond her control. Join us for this week’s episode, as we sit down for a remote chat with the Blazer softball slugger about dealing with the impact of COVID-19 on collegiate athletics, her plans for the future, and what it’s like playing softball alongside freshman Morgan Hill, Logan’s younger sister.


Episode 18: Meet Kayla Bonilla



After recently becoming the 26th Lady Blazer in VSU women’s basketball history to score 1,000 career points, junior Kayla Bonilla took time to chat with us this week about her accomplishments and her team’s push for the postseason. Tune in now to this week’s edition of The Blazer Spotlight Podcast to hear more about Kayla, her teammates, and her fiery red hair! Don’t forget to rate, subscribe, and tell your #BlazerNation friends! Thanks for listening!


Mike Christopoulos

Episode 17: Meet Mike Christopoulos



Happy Friday, #BlazerNation! This week, on The Blazer Spotlight Podcast, we had a chance to have a Gameday chat with Blazer baseball’s starting third baseman, Mr. Mike Christopoulos! Tune in now to catch some of the New Jersey vibe that Mike has brought to Titletown, USA. Don’t forget to rate and subscribe!


Episode 16: Meet Haley Garrett



We’re back in the studio, and for the first time this season, it’s time to talk Blazer softball! Senior softball outfielder Haley Garrett joins us during the first week of the season to give us the rundown on the No. 24 ranked Blazers, along with some fun details about some of her favorite things. Don’t forget to rate, subscribe, and tell your friends!


Episode 15: Meet the Hall of Fame Class of 2020



We’re back, and it’s a special edition of The Blazer Spotlight Podcast to kick off 2020, as we welcome the Blazer Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2020 to the show! This week, we’re excited to share stories, comments, and other thoughts straight from six of our eight newest inductees. Enjoy!


Rogan Wells

Episode 14: Meet Rogan Wells



Just in time for this weekend’s monster playoff game between the Blazers and the West Florida Argonauts, VSU quarterback Rogan Wells joins us this week to chat about the big game, his improbable touchdown reception in the 2018 National Championship game, and some of his most interesting high school memories. Don’t miss our final episode of 2019 with our star QB, and be sure to review and subscribe to be ready for our new round of episodes, coming in early 2020. GO BLAZERS!