Every January before the first practice, Cal State Fullerton head softball coach Kelly Ford gathers her entire squad and whisks them to a mystery location away from campus for an overnight trip. The players have no knowledge of their destination until they arrive, or even how they’ll travel until it’s time to leave. It’s a chance to bond and promote team-building before the start of a long season. It’s also an opportunity for Ford to observe how each team can discover its personality.
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