"People don't always play sports because its fun.
Ask any athlete, some of them hate it in some kind of way,
but they couldn't imagine their life with out it.
Its part of them, the love/hate relationship.
Its what they live for.
They live for the practices, parties, cheers, long bus rides, invitationals,
countless pairs of different types of shoes, water,
Gatorade, & coaches you hate but appreciate.
They live for the way it feels when they beat the opponent,
and knowing those two extra sprints they ran in practice were worth it.
They live for the way they become a family with their team,
they live for the countless songs they sing in their head while training all those hours.
They live for the competition, they live for the friends, the practices,
the memories, the pain, its who they are.
It's who we are."