By Andrew McClain
Junior forward Trevor Jasinsky hitting a layup. // Photo by Andrew McClain
Maintaining a positive body image can be a challenge for anyone. For female-identifying athletes who compete in strength-based events, that challenge is combined with the need to maintain a strong physique.
Head Coach Diane Flick-Williams said that at the beginning of the women’s volleyball season she circled the NCAA West Regional Division II Championship Tournament on her calendar. Then, after going 0-3 to start the season, she buried that calendar and never looked at it again.