Christie Ackendorf, Author at 2aDays

Articles by Christie Ackendorf

Christie Ackendorf was an intern with 2aDays for Fall 2021. She is attending the State University of New York at Fredonia and is expected to graduate in the Spring of 2022. Christie majors in business administration management with two minors in psychology and sports management. Christie is a captain of the women's volleyball team at Fredonia. She loves to read, be active, try new recipes, and shop! Christie Ackendorf can be found on Instagram @Christieack, Twitter @CAckendorf, and on Tiktok @Chrissyack.
Christie Ackendorf was an intern with 2aDays for Fall 2021. She is attending the State University of New York at Fredonia and is expected to graduate in the Spring of 2022. Christie majors in business administration management with two minors in psychology and sports management. Christie is a captain of the women's volleyball team at Fredonia. She loves to read, be active, try new recipes, and shop! Christie Ackendorf can be found on Instagram @Christieack, Twitter @CAckendorf, and on Tiktok @Chrissyack.
Athletes Supporting Athletes
college athlete
Athletes Supporting Athletes

By Christie Ackendorf|January 6, 2022

Treat others how you want to be treated. The golden rule translates to just about any situation.  We all love the feeling of going into a game, seeing the stands...

8 Tips on How To Make a Memorable First Impression
Making Yourself Memorable
8 Tips on How To Make a Memorable First Impression

By Christie Ackendorf|January 4, 2022

First impressions can make or break interviews, friendships, relationships, recruiting visits and so much more. As an athlete, the first time you meet potential future coaches and teammates is very...

5 Best Places to Find Affordable Workout Gear
Working Out in Style
5 Best Places to Find Affordable Workout Gear

By Christie Ackendorf|January 3, 2022

Workout gear can be 100% addictive. And, what better way to crush your New Year’s fitness goals than with AFFORDABLE new workout clothes? You might as well save a few...

Pros and Cons of Redshirting
To Redshirt or Not to Redshirt
Pros and Cons of Redshirting

By Christie Ackendorf|December 31, 2021

As a college athlete, you have 10 semesters to graduate and 4 seasons to play. You immediately use a year or season of eligibility when you compete in an organized...

3 Social Media Influencers You Need to Follow
Reaching Your Goals
3 Social Media Influencers You Need to Follow

By Christie Ackendorf|December 28, 2021

Everyone needs motivation sometimes. While social media is such a big part of today’s culture, make sure that you’re surrounding yourself with people who make you feel good.  Take a...

4 Best Fitness Apps for College Athletes in 2021
Workout Strategies
4 Best Fitness Apps for College Athletes in 2021

By Christie Ackendorf|December 27, 2021

With 2021 coming to a close and the New Year (and new goals!) right around the corner, we all need a good fitness app to keep our athletic goals on-track....

8 Questions to Ask DIII Coaches
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8 Questions to Ask DIII Coaches

By Christie Ackendorf|December 27, 2021

When college coaches ask you if you have any questions for them, the answer should always be “yes!” The college athlete experience will be unlike anything you’ve experienced in high...

6 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing an out-of-State School
Finding the Right School
6 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing an out-of-State School

By Christie Ackendorf|December 20, 2021

For some people, choosing a college to go to is a natural process. For others, it can be scary and overwhelming with all the options out there. Out-of-state schools are...

Ohio University’s Reese Dorsey on Her First NIL Deal and Why She Chose DI
Division I Women's Soccer
Ohio University’s Reese Dorsey on Her First NIL Deal and Why She Chose DI

By Christie Ackendorf|December 9, 2021

**Athlete Interviews are posted every Thursday for recruiting advice, what to look for, and more. Reese is a Junior goalkeeper for the Women’s Soccer team at Ohio University. She is...

Daily Grind of Saint Francis University Volleyball Player, Olivia Walczak
Day in the the Life
Daily Grind of Saint Francis University Volleyball Player, Olivia Walczak

By Christie Ackendorf|December 8, 2021

Daily Grind columns are are posted every Wednesday to provide an introduction into a day in the life of a college athlete and an example of time management skills. Olivia...

The Christmas Playlist for Athletes
Workout Playlists
The Christmas Playlist for Athletes

By Christie Ackendorf|November 29, 2021

It’s finally Christmas music season! But, if you’re anything like me, you need a specially-curated playlist for your workouts, and Christmas music just doesn’t make the cut. That’s why I’ve...

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