Since Twitter took women’s basketball by storm this past spring many college coaches filled their Twitter pages with accounts of summer recruiting updates. But now that the official start date of fall practice is here, postings are dominated by exclamations of excitement and joy in anticipation of the beginning of the 2009-10 season.
Pat Summitt indicated via Twitter that she was unable to sleep due to the anticipation:
A roundup of other coach tweets:
Gail Goestenkors, Texas
First day of practice! The team and staff are really excited. Don’t forget to come to the Erwin Ctr tonight to watch if you’re in ATX! 5:30
Shimmy Gray-Miller, St. Louis University
Good night with the crew. We’re def ready for practice to start tomorrow…I hope the team is too!
Jody Wynn, Cal State Long Beach
Finally… time to practice! Can’t wait to hit the court tonight with the girls. It’s time to stop talking and start proving.
Alan LeForce, Coastal Carolina University
Practice starts today at 5pm! This is an exciting time of the year – a fresh start to a new season!
Jennifer Mountain, Santa Clara University
First day of practice, right around the corner! Great spring and summer Broncos! Let’s have a great start! I am so excited to get better!
Kellie Harper, North Carolina State
TODAY! Everyone around here is so anxious to get practice started. GO PACK!
Charity Elliot, UC San Diego
GREAT practice today ladies! We are off to a great start…effort, attitude, and lots and lots of talking!
Tara VanDerveer, Stanford
….Need to get back to work practice starts tomorrow!
Amanda Butler, Florida
1st item on the agenda today…run in Gator Gallop and then watch our team in the homecoming parade. Practice is later on today. Can’t wait!