Tag Archives: field hockey

Do you want to be a woman or an athlete?

In my first blog post, when I introduced myself, I described myself as conflicted by two opposing sides.  On one side, I am very girly girl who loves fashion and would never want to chip a fresh manicure.  On the … Continue reading

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You Learn Something New Everyday …

I have played field hockey for over eight years now.  Growing up, I had the extreme honor to have members of the U.S. Men’s National Team as coaches and today I have the privilege of calling them friends.  Having played … Continue reading

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Initially Inadequate at Indoor

I have played field hockey for eight years, but I have never played indoor field hockey.  This year a new indoor league was created in San Diego for players to keep their skills up in the offseason.  Initially the intention … Continue reading

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Are they heroes or homosexual?

Credit: http://hockeygods.com/images/8621-Great_Britain_Mens_Olympic_Field_Hockey_Team____Cancer_Research It is difficult to discuss the stereotypes that surround field hockey because the assumptions about the sport in the United States are not transnational.  In fact, the dominant ideologies surrounding the sport in the U.S. are almost the exact … Continue reading

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Field Hockey!? Wow, you must be really tough.

Lucky for me, a decent amount of people in the United States has never even heard of my sport.  Now this is lucky because that means they have not been able to come up with inaccurate judgments.  However, the half … Continue reading

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Stilettos vs. Sports

Hi Everyone! I am a senior double major in Communications and Sociology.  Beyond school, I am the captain of the UCSD Club Field Hockey Team and a member of Delta Gamma.  My life can be pretty accurately summed up by … Continue reading

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