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June 3, 2019 at 11:17 am

Alumni News | Alumni Couple Bringing Historic Bike Race Back to Athens

Ohio University alumni Daniel, BS ’02, MS ’07, and Ashley Brown, MS ’08, are organizing the first Athens Brick Criterium to be held since 1998. Photo courtesy of Daniel Brown

Ohio Today featured two alumni in a story headlined “Alumni couple bringing historic bike race back to Athens.”

Daniel Brown earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences Wildlife and Conservation Biology in 2007 and an M.S. in Biological Sciences in 2007 from the College of Arts & Sciences. Ashley (Smith) Brown earned an M.S. in Biological Sciences in 2008.

…As an OHIO undergraduate, Daniel studied wildlife and conservation biology, a degree that took him around the country on various internships.

“I went to Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Georgia, Washington State, Oregon, Nevada and Utah,” he said. “So I was in all of these amazing and beautiful locations, and I found myself wanting to be back home.”

In 2007, he returned to Athens, earning a master’s degree in biological sciences and meeting his future wife, Ashley Brown, MS ’08. The two moved to Hawaii for a time and again found Athens calling them home. In 2012, they returned to Athens, starting a family and immersing themselves in a growing biking community….

Read more at Ohio Today.


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