For what ever reason, this week went by really fast. Yesterday Union College’s Men’s Ice Hockey team beat Boston College 5 to 4 during a Frozen Four semifinal match in Philadelphia. Not only was I beyond thrilled (recall, I transferred to Union from BC), but the game was actually insane. Union’s shots were incredible (my personal favorite being a miss then pass-back goal) and victory seemed up in the air even through the last two minutes when BC was playing with six offenders and no goalie and scored with legitimately three seconds left on the clock. Nevertheless, we won and are scheduled to go up against Minnesota in the championship game on Saturday. I am so excited for this weekend and have my fingers crossed for a perfect senior year treat!
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Last weekend our Union Men’s Ice Hockey team crushed Dartmouth 5 to 2 at Messa Rink, securing a spot in the ECAC Hockey Semifinals. While the amazing game was a welcome study break for all as we headed into finals week, I realized that our beautiful hockey boys exemplified some key qualities that, if imitated, could help us all win this winter term finals season:
1. Prepare really well — For ten weeks your professors have been feeding you knowledge, setting you up to succeed. Like a hockey player waiting on the edge of his blades for the puck to drop, you have everything you need to anticipate the questions you might encounter on your final exam and how your professors are expecting you to answer them.
2. HUSTLE! — Our hockey players are lightening fast! When it comes to studying for finals, don’t get overwhelmed, just get it done! All the intelligence in the world can’t make up for hard work.
3. Be gracious — At the end of the day, it’s all about learning. Our professors have put in just as much hard work as we have and we have to remember to be thankful for that. Sure, finals can be exhausting, but how lucky are we to have this awesome opportunity to study and devote four years of our lives to growing as people?! Forget your GPA; forget the scoreboard — college is a place that lets us all win.
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Tomorrow our Men’s Hockey team has their highly anticipated game against RPI at 7:30pm at the Times Union Center. I will be there cheering on our Garnet guys! Let’s just say that after Saturday’s game there will be a reason it’s called the Times UNION Center… go Dutchmen!! 🙂
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