As a member of the Cal Poly Cheer and Stunt team, I speak on behalf of each and every one of my teammates when I say that we deserve priority registration.
“In the past two years we have really come together and jelled, and our players and coaching staff have come together at a better level,” Pridham said. “There is a positive change in the connection that has been built over the past two years. The chemistry and togetherness between the players and the coaching staff really pushed the team to the next level this year.”
They may have been one of the top players at their high schools, but in the college world they are starting over.
“Racing is the time to make all of our hard work pay off, and the reason why we push ourselves every day, so it’s important to just enjoy every experience and to have fun”
After scoring the first goal of the game, the team eventually fell to a nail-biting series of penalty kicks. Despite the dissatisfying loss, the girls regrouped and appreciated their hard work exerted on the field.
“We put all that effort into workouts, which is fun. But ultimately we train to race, and the feeling of accomplishment afterwards is pretty addicting.”
“It was a hard match for us to generate kills and to score points from our side of the net,” head coach Sam Crosson said. “Usually in volleyball, the team that hits for higher efficiency will win more times then not.”
“The atmosphere was excellent, just excellent,” food science freshman John Vollmer said. “It was exactly what I wanted to see in a sporting event live and exactly how the college soccer culture should be.”
As it preps for the game against UC Davis, the Cal Poly football team has to deal with the challenges of gameplay as well as setbacks from player injuries.
The men aren’t the only ones preparing for battle against the Gauchos. The women’s soccer players are readying themselves for their away game in Santa Barbara, also.