Catrina Atanda

Catrina Atanda

6 posts
NWSL Diaries: The Draft

March 21, 2017

NWSL Diaries: The Draft by Catrina Atanda

I flew to Los Angeles on January 11, two days after I watched my Clemson football team win its first National Championship game since 1981 against Alabama and the day after I returned home from the event in Tampa, Florida. The jetlag was real. I

Summer Diaries #5: Goodbye for Now

August 24, 2016

Summer Diaries #5: Goodbye for Now by Catrina Atanda

Hello everyone! It has been two weeks since my last post. I am finally glad to say that preseason is officially over! It was filled with very early mornings, twice-a-day practice sessions, meetings, naps, and late nights. Looking back at it now, it is incredible

Catrina Atanda: Summer Diaries #2

July 07, 2016

Catrina Atanda: Summer Diaries #2 by Catrina Atanda

Hello, everyone! The past week has been interesting, to say the least. The team is officially a full week into summer training, and at this point, we're all used to the humidity and our early morning/late night routine. A few of our players played

Catrina Atanda: Summer Diaries #1

June 28, 2016

Catrina Atanda: Summer Diaries #1 by Catrina Atanda

Editor's note: Catrina Atanda is a student athlete at Clemson University in South Carolina, and she'll be writing a column for Victory Press throughout the summer about her life and training as she prepares for her final semester of college. Catrina is receiving college credit