At 38, Mom Of 2 Shines On Sacramento City College Volleyball Team


ANY TIME IS THE RIGHT TIME TO GO AFTER YOUR DREAMS, RIGHT? SACRAMENTO CITY COLLEGE ATHLETE IS PROVING HER SKILLS ON THE VOLLEYBALL COURT GOING UP AGAINST WOMAN WHO ARE TWO DECADES YOUNGER. WE HAVE HER STORY. Reporter: SHE TOOK VOLLEYBALL AS AN ELECTIVE LAST YEAR. SHE IMPRESSED HER COACH WHO ENCOURAGED HER TO TAKE ON THE CHALLENGE OF PLAYING VOLLEYBALL AT A HIGH-LEVEL. YOU CAN CALL HER MOTIVATED. YOU CAN CALL HER COMPETITIVE. JUST DON’T CALL HER OLD. YOU LIKE SOMETHING I THINK GO FOR IT. Reporter: AT 38 YEARS YOUNG THE MOTHER OF 2 PLAYS VOLLEYBALL. HER OPPONENTS ARE ALMOST HALF HER AGE. THE GAME IS TOUGH. Reporter: SHE HAS ALWAYS HAD A LOVE OF SPORTS. SHE PLAYED VOLLEYBALL WHILE ATTENDING HIGH SCHOOL IN JAPAN. THAT WAS WHEN MANY OF HER TEAMMATES HAD NOT EVEN BEEN BORN. ONLY SO MUCH TIME IN THE DAY SO MANY DAYS IN THE WEEK AND SHE MANAGES TO DO IT ALL. Reporter: A KNOWN HARD WORKER AND LEADS THE EXAMPLE. SHE RUNS THE FASTEST STADIUM RUN ON THE TEAM AND SHE IS TWICE THEIR AGE. THE MOTHER, INTERIOR DESIGN STUDENT AND FULL TIME TEACHER BUT ON THE COURT IT IS ATHLETE. SHE SAY THAT SHE HAS HAD TO SACRIFICE A LOT TO BE ON THE TEAM. WHILE SHE SAYS SHE WOULD LIKE TO PLAY NEXT YEAR SHE IS JUST NOT SO SURE. SHE MIGHT WANT TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH HER FAMILY. THE FINAL GAME OF THE SEASON IS

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