Blog Post 9/28/10: Quidditch
Coral Gables, Florida. September 21, 2010. Deepa Luka, Freshman, trails behind Stephen Ralph during the first scrimmage at the University of Miami Quiddich Club's first practice. J.K. Rowling popularized the fictional game in her novel series, Harry Potter. Muggles, or non-wizards, began playing the game when Middlebury College in Vermont invented the rules for non-magical play. The game begins with the Snitch (a player in a yellow vest) being released. Photo by Lindsay Brown.
Coral Gables, Florida. September 21, 2010. Junior Tom Young, a theater arts major, run drills on his broom during the first ever University of Miami Quiddich Club Practice. Young is trying out different positions to find his best fit on the new Quiddich team. The club was started by Alex Locust and Samantha Sutliff. The sport of Quiddich was invented by J.K. Rowling in her popular novel series, Harry Potter, and was first played by muggles (non-wizards) at Middlebury College in Vermont. Photo by Lindsay Brown.