Joria Todd can see parallels between college lacrosse and professional nursing.
For one, there’s a time management aspect. There’s being part of a team. And, as a health care worker in the time of the coronavirus pandemic, there’s nervousness, too.
“When I came here my freshman year, I was nervous every time I stepped on the field,” said the UMass Dartmouth senior captain. “I kept telling myself that I know how to catch and I know how to throw, but it was there.
“Then, through the knowledge and the experience, I was able to become a starter, and become a captain. That can apply to nursing, too.”