Why I Play Field Hockey
I play field hockey because I love the game. Playing in a game is one of the greatest feelings. I started playing in seventh grade, because my older sister had played when she was in high school. I fell in love with the game right away and really enjoyed being part of a team.
When I first went to college, I thought I could do without field hockey in my life, and that I needed to concentrate on my schoolwork. I lasted one semester and realized that I really did need field hockey to be a part of my life.
Besides loving the game, I also love my teammates at Siena. It is so wonderful to have 22 other girls who you can count on to help you out if you need anything. Our team at Siena is very close and I think that is one of the best things about playing. We would all be there for each other not matter what.
Many people wonder how we can manage playing a sport and keeping up with school and the rest of our lives. Sometimes it can be difficult, but as soon as you step on the field and begin to play, it is all worthwhile. Nothing else is in your mind during a game, and it is such a rush to win, or to accomplish something you haven?t before.
Every day I try to improve, and my love for the game only goes up every time I pick up a stick. This is why I play field hockey.