Time isn’t always measured by a clock or a calendar. Eva Chouinard has learned that over the past year-plus.
An impact player at Thayer Academy as a freshman, time felt like it was speeding up last fall, when her sophomore field hockey season was ended by a tear in her patella tendon, what she termed an overuse injury.
The following spring, she lost her lacrosse season as the coronavirus pandemic worsened. She was speeding into her junior year and college coaches hadn’t watched her play lacrosse in a long while.
“It definitely did make me nervous,” she said. “My dad is a coach for Laxachusetts and he knows the recruiting process. I was scared at some points: Was I not going to be able to be seen at all?”