October 1st, 2015 | Uncategorized
This past Wednesday was the only tryout of my life I was looking forward to. This was because instead of being critiqued in detail about my play on the court, I got to critic the freshers (freshman) to start to build my team. This was a cool experience to appreciate the grit and passion other people display in order to shine through the crowd, instead of wanting to beat them for their spot.
I had about 16 freshers to choose from and 12 could make my roster. Personally, that was difficult because I could see the effort they all put forth and they all deserved a spot. At the end of the day, I put together a team that I believe will blend well and represent IT Carlow with heart.
How freshers works, for those who don’t know, is a freshman class working towards a tournament win in early November called Freshers Week. We train every week for about 6 weeks to get us to work together and blend as a unit so we can have fun and be prepared for November.
They have the talent, intelligence, and passion to display a good product of basketball in a few weeks and have a blast doing it. Stay tuned to my blogs to hear about these guys’ success story very soon.
Victory Scholar: Harrison Deyo
Present University: IT Carlow
US League: MAC
Club/Community Partner: IT Carlow Basketball
Alma Mater: Alvernia University
Sponsored by: Teamwear Ireland