Due to the world’s current state of affairs and the measures that were put into place, Tennessee State University Student-Athletes have had to make adjustments to how they go about their everyday lives.
In March, TSU transitioned to online classes and all athletic related activities, including completion and practice were suspended. Since then, student-athletes have had to adjust to a new normal.
Name: Raven Loveless
Q: How has this health crisis affected you as it relates to your sport?
A: COVID-19 has negatively affected me and my sport. Since we are practicing social distancing, our spring season has come to an end. This is a huge let down but I will continue to make the best of what I can.
Q: How has the transition to online classes had an affect on your life?
A: Transitioning to online classes took some adjusting at first, but I have now adapted to it, and everything seems to be going pretty well.
Q: How have you adjusted to the “new normal” that the world is currently facing?
A: During this crazy time is it important to me to stay healthy, so I will continue to practice social distancing to stay safe. Keeping my family and friends close to me has helped me adjust to the “new normal”
Q: What are you doing to stay on top of your game while you have to train/practice away from your team?
A: Top stay on top of my game I have been doing individual training to keep my skill level up, I have also been doing the at-home workouts sent by the coaches, to maintain my strength.
Q: How are you taking advantage of or making the most out of this situation?
A: Since we are under quarantine, now is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of my free time and perfect my craft for next season.
Q: What are you doing to keep in contact with your teammates and coaches?
A: My teammates and I keep in touch by using group chats. I also check in with a few of my teammates individually as well.