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Friday, April 26, 2013
We win because we have fun while doing it

By Amber Freeman

Arizona State softball
Arizona State players try to get as crazy and loud as they can before games.

Words cannot describe the feelings I have on game day. I would definitely say I live for the weekend. There is something different in the air when I walk into the locker room and see all of my teammates. There are feelings of excitement, anxiousness and a little bit of butterflies in my stomach.

Not only is performance a vital part of game day, but for Arizona State softball there is something equally as important: game hair. I kid you not, our team prides itself on having the best hair and makeup on game days.

In the locker room, you will see girls lined in front of the mirrors with curling irons, straighteners, crimpers -- you name it. Not only does your hair have to be perfect, you have to get the “OK” by pitcher Dallas Escobedo. If she does not feel like it’s up to standard, she will fix it for you.

Also on game days, we have a routine dance party before going onto the field. This is our way of getting pumped up for games. We try to get as crazy and loud as we can before going into the dugout. We win because we have fun while doing it.

That’s it for this week. We have a big Pac-12 series against Cal this weekend. Until next time, Go Devils!