freshman freshman  /f ˈrɛʃ mən/


  1. (n) a first-year undergraduate
  2. (n) any new participant in some activity
  3. (adj) used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college)


  1. On health care, freshman Dems face a choice between their liberal leaders and more moderate voters.
  2. Among them was a Hamilton College freshman who had consumed 22 shots of vodka while sitting in a dorm room with her friends.
  3. As TV lights glinted off his dental braces, the youngest freshman got the biggest welcome at the University of California at Los Angeles.


  1. Cardinal freshman receives top golf awards

    by Stanford Athletics Stanford roundup Freshman standout Mariah Stackhouse received Most Valuable Player and Best Newcomer for a rookie season to highlight the Stanford women's golf team's recent year-end awards.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Palo Alto Weekly

  2. UF freshman pitcher to transfer

    True freshman pitcher Tucker Simpson has decided to leave the University of Florida and transfer to another school, UF confirmed Monday.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Gainesville Sun

  3. Freshman Wadolowski came up big for Blue Knights (Video)

    WEST HAVEN – She may be just a freshman, but Southington first baseman Natalie Wadolowski came up with the biggest hit for her team in Sunday night’s 1-0 Class LL final win. Wadolowski whacked a line drive single to center field to score Lauren Zazzaro in the bottom of the second inning. Zazzaro reached on a hit by pitch with one out.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The New Britain Herald


  1. "I'm writing to follow up with you on the report that your institution called freshman USC football student-athlete Dillon Baxter without permission to contact," Garrett said in the letter to Moore. "I have spoken with Mr. Baxter and he has...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Mike Garrett Source:

  2. "We're happy to get this win," Scheyer said. "We've worked really hard, this group, and I think we've come a long way since our freshman year. And to be in a position in the Final Four and contend for a national championship, it means a lot....
    on Mar 28, 2010 By: Jon Scheyer Source: USA Today

  3. "I think he's ready to fly," Richt said. "He improved tremendously from his freshman year. We're all kind of growing together with Matt. This year we ought to see a better performance by him, not only because he's better but because the guys...
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: Mark Richt Source: International Herald Tribune

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