They say you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.
I knew how lucky I was to be a part of the 2019 Queens University of Charlotte Field Hockey Team.
From winning the regular season to having the strongest team bond in my 15 years of playing, what we had was special.
I never imagined losing it so quickly. I walked into the locker room with my friends to get some extra practice when we got the news that we had
72 hours to leave campus for the rest of the year.
Seventy-two hours to
- Say goodbye to the seniors; I thought I had much more time to make memories with them before their next chapter.
- Pack up all my belongings and figure out how I was getting the 500 miles home.
- Clear out my locker and return all of my hockey gear.
- Cope with being forced to leave my best friends for an unknown amount of time.
I knew my team was something to cherish. I didn’t...