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Taking their game to the next level

By Julie Waldu Posted: June 7, 2021 5:00 a.m.

Anita Sehgal was part of the Houston Astros baseball team that won the 2017 World Series. She is seen here with the Commissioner’s Trophy.
Anita Sehgal was part of the Houston Astros baseball team that won the 2017 World Series. She is seen here with the Commissioner’s Trophy. Photo courtesy of Anita Sehgal

Meet three female U of R alum who are making their marks in careers in professional sports which are typically dominated by men. One is a member of a World Series championship team, one is a coach in the NBA and the other is playing professional hockey in Sweden.

As Anita Sehgal BAdmin’94, senior vice president of Marketing and Communications with the Houston Astros says, “If you work hard, are patient and take advantage of opportunities that come your way, you could end up living anywhere and doing anything you want.”

Read more about the journeys of Sehgal, Sidney Dobner and Jaycee Magwood BKin’20. You’ll find Taking their game to the next level in the newest issue of Degrees online.