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August 24, 2018

Blacksburg, I left you a real big piece of my heart, but it’s time I let you go.  Thank you for all of my favorite memories of jumping up and down in lane stadium on Saturday afternoons, thank you for bringing me to extremely special people and some of my very closest friends, thank you for allowing me the opportunity to play the game I love on a scholarship, thank you for all the lessons I learned, thank you for Sunday night bonfires, thank you for your incredible sunsets over the mountains, th...

April 12, 2018

4 weeks. 28 days. 672 hours. That is the time I have left of being a Hokie.  That is the time I have left until I walk across a stage and grab hold of a piece of paper that was way too expensive.  Compared to the about 212 weeks, 1,484 days, or 35,616 hours I have had here in Blacksburg already.  It is safe to say that this has been an extremely emotional season of life, as I prepare to leave my legacy here, leave relationships that I may never rekindle, and walk that gorgeous drill field for th...

January 11, 2018

As 2018 is off and running Tristan has to come to grips with the fact that this is her final semester at Virginia Tech before the next phase of her life begins. She took the time to write down some goals and aspirations to help her make the most of her final few months in Blacksburg!

November 20, 2017

“Why have you decided to go to Virginia Tech?”

I was asked that all throughout the college picking process in high school, and still do today.  I couldn’t say that I chose the school because of their insane lacrosse program, because that was not the case when I was in high school.  When I was playing lacrosse in high school and looking at different division 1 options, Virginia Tech women’s lacrosse was not even on anyone’s radar, they were a team that was considered the “ACC underdog that hasn’t...

October 25, 2017

As I sit here wondering how in the heck I am a senior in college, planning out
my future, I find myself wishing I could start over my college experience all over
again. I don’t say that because I have regrets (which I absolutely do) but because
Virginia Tech has brought me so much happiness over the years, that I would do
anything to do my last 4 years all over again. The saying “college is the best 4 years
of your life” has been 100% accurate for me. But, when I look back, I realize the
times w...

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