This I Believe Essay - Pantoja 1 Isabella Pantoja Mrs Breitwieser AP Lang Comp P1 05 September 2018 This I Believe Late Sunday afternoon the sky is

This I Believe Essay - Pantoja 1 Isabella Pantoja Mrs...

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Pantoja 1Isabella PantojaMrs. BreitwieserAP Lang & Comp P105 September 2018This I BelieveLate Sunday afternoon, the sky is cloudless, the sun is at its peak, and it’s penetrating my skin every second. The softball field- my happy place. The place I feel most alive and find my true self. Nothing seems to matter. Not the heat, not my exhaustion, nothing. I glance in the crowd after each play and notice college coaches there watching the game. Every softball player who wants to play in college knows that this is the opportunity of a lifetime. Knowing you must stand out as a player because just being a ball player isn't the most important thing anymore. What is important is uniqueness, a spunk inside you that draws the coaches in and makes them eager to walk up to your coach and ask about you as an overall player. In the ultimate goal of saying “I recruited this player” as you are making a name for yourself on their team.Determination. This I believe is the key. When I put on my uniform, whether for a tournament or practice, I am determined to make my mark and play for those women who playedbefore me. This game isn’t just about me, the number on my back. It’s about the name on the front and those who represent this organization. Walking onto the field with my head held high and my shoulders back as a hear the crunch of my cleats on the dirt. My smile goring bigger by
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