We have unfortunately had several girls through the years have to deal with ACL injuries. Sarah Pacheco, Michelle Flaar, Amanda Gunther, Jenny Zolper, Kristy McGunnigal, and recently Megan Young to name a few. For a variety of reasons, females are more prone to ACL injuries. Often the battle is to get back to start the basketball season the year after their injury. It takes a toughness in battling back.
The following is a story of an athlete who came back but was not convinced he could compete at the level he wanted to be at. In fact, although he was back on the field, he was ready to quit. This is his story.