After a competitive scrimmage yesterday the team is enjoying a recovery day to rest up before our last pre-season double day. Today most of the team will spend their time resting, getting treatment, and doing any last minute errands before school starts on Tuesday.
I started off my recovery day by going to U-hall for treatment with our athletic trainer Shandi Anderson and spent the afternoon being absolutely lazy, staying inside and reading a book. Which I do not feel one bit guilty about because it was raining and tomorrow will be a busy day! Even though I spent most of the day lounging about I managed to make it out of the apartment to go to JPJ Dining Hall! Today is the first day that the Athletic Dining Hall is open and the team (myself included) is really excited about it. So not only did I have a nice day of rest but on top of it all I did not have to cook dinner! My roomies [and teammates Hillary, Tobi, and Tess] and I had a delicious dinner at JPJ and are spending the rest of the evening watching TV and getting ready for another fun day of volleyball tomorrow.
I definitely enjoyed having the day off but am ready to get back in the gym tomorrow and start preparing for our first matches next weekend! Go HOOS!
Beth Wildermuth #4
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