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Topic - Lisa Strack
This offseason stings. It's not because the American University women's basketball team lost a shot at its first NCAA tournament appearance. It's because the Eagles lost Kayla.
"That might've been on the back of a lot of people's minds during the game," Strack said. "I mean, I love basketball and I'll be the first to admit that, but it doesn't last forever."
"She gives us strength," team captain Lisa Strack added. "Just knowing what she's been through gives everyone on our team strength ... that this girl can withstand so much."