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Waiting in Anticipation

Editor’s note: This was originally posted on darfurunited.com by DU Coach Ambassador Margo Baker.


Margo giddy with anticipation to get on the pitch with the hopeful players tomorrow AM.

Margo giddy with anticipation to get on the pitch with the hopeful players tomorrow AM.


We have finally made it to the East and tryouts are set to begin at 6:00 am tomorrow morning! I am super excited and also really nervous. Let me explain the nervous part. I am a Southern girl with a thick twangy accent. Not only is there already a language barrier, but throw in a tough to understand accent…. well I’m sure you get the point. I suppose I’ll just learn to speak more slowly and just do some extra demonstrating to get my point across. Speaking of demonstrating: This is where the excitement and fun comes in! I get to be on the pitch tomorrow with some amazing men who have made a great journey to be able to attend this tryout. Pretty cool, right?! So as my excitement grows and I toss a