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News – UTEP Womens’ Basketball battles injury

4 Mar

Playoff time is not just a stressful time for coaches and athletes, but even more so for ATs.  Coaches and players prepare for months and often years to win a championship and the period of time to win the championship is very small.  With such a small window of time, any injury to key players becomes magnified.  The pressure the athlete, coach and fans put on the injured player to compete for the championship becomes more intense.  ATs know the pressure and the desire to win, but must also balance the health of the athlete with the desire to win.  These facts are displayed in an article in UTEP’s student newspaper.

The women’s basketball team has suffered through a handful of injuries,  greatly affecting the team. Continue reading