By Game On! Sports Girl Talk Guest Columnist Erica Anderson
Field hockey is truly a thrill. Despite the fact that it tends to take a back seat to other core sports, the rush of running up and down the field with a stick in your hand is like nothing else. It is a game that requires challenging body control and physical stamina. It is a game of strategy; although the rules are strict and finite there are ways to play around them that can mean the difference between a win and a loss. And the notion of team in field hockey is crucial. Games do not rest on the shoulders of one. Each player has a specific role that contributes equally.