22 Sweaty Memories You'll Never Forget As A Volleyball Player

You can already feel the burn on your arms.

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1. Having to get through practice with a smile on your face on days you forgot your knee pads.

Kolby covered up all my bruises while I watched tv #volleyballproblems

Kelli Braddock@Kelli_ann18

Kolby covered up all my bruises while I watched tv😂 #volleyballproblems

1:58 PM - 03 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. The moment you accepted your height may never change.

DS volleyball probs @McCollum05 @NaomiOberg #volleyballproblems

Natalie Bobo-Newton@Coach_Bobo

DS volleyball probs @McCollum05 @NaomiOberg #volleyballproblems

1:27 PM - 01 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. The moment you realized your coach's corrections are forever ingrained in your mind.

First thing that comes to mind is her wrist & hands aren't together & her thumbs are not aligned #volleyballproblems

Ladybug@Happy_Peters

First thing that comes to mind is her wrist & hands aren't together & her thumbs are not aligned #volleyballproblems

10:13 AM - 30 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

5. Creating chants for perfect kills and aces.

NCAA M: Pepperdine holds off Southern Cal http://t.co/V97h9xVWmm #usa #volleyball

WorldofVolley@WofVOLLEY

NCAA M: Pepperdine holds off Southern Cal http://t.co/V97h9xVWmm #usa #volleyball

4:22 AM - 10 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. When one of the players royally screws over the whole team and causes your coach to lose his or her shit.

7. Watching your brand new manicure slowly chip away right in front of you at practice.

broke a nail by playing volleyball today. took one for the team #MVP

catbug ♡@likescats_

broke a nail by playing volleyball today. took one for the team #MVP

7:25 PM - 28 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. Accepting the small possibility that someone's powerful hit could nail you in the face and kill you.

That awkward moment when a girl on your team get hit in the face with a volleyball

Bailey Watthuber@BaileyWatthuber

That awkward moment when a girl on your team get hit in the face with a volleyball

8:53 AM - 04 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. The infinite wedgie.

12. The smell of your brand new Mizunos.

picked up these beauties today #volleyballproblems

KC ॐ@caaasey_cal

picked up these beauties today😭😻😭😻 #volleyballproblems

11:46 AM - 18 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. And that beautiful "block party."

#FIVBMensGCC USA bring block party to Kyoto, beating host team Japan http://t.co/DAMTzg9fKY

FIVB Volleyball@FIVBMensGCC

#FIVBMensGCC USA bring block party to Kyoto, beating host team Japan http://t.co/DAMTzg9fKY

4:51 AM - 19 Nov 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

15. The slow burn from dig after dig.

I wasn't kidding when I said my arms would be bruised... getting ready for D1 volleyball folks ☝️

taylor marin@taaayyoo

I wasn't kidding when I said my arms would be bruised... 😂 getting ready for D1 volleyball folks ☝️

12:19 PM - 18 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

17. Thinking you were super intimidating strolling into a tournament with all your gear on.

Cool kids don't go to school too much #volleyballproblems

Cori ❁@Ayeeitscori

Cool kids don't go to school too much #volleyballproblems

10:30 AM - 14 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

18. Slippin' into these fashion gems after the game.

20. Getting that game day braid just right.

True best friends French braid your hair before your volleyball game.

Classy Southern Prep@PeachyGAPrep

True best friends French braid your hair before your volleyball game.

4:03 PM - 06 Sep 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

21. The uncontrollable excitement before your first game of the season...

Ive been wearing my ankle braces, and volleyball shoes all day. #2moredays

Rebecca Strickland@Becklynn_xoxo

Ive been wearing my ankle braces, and volleyball shoes all day. #2moredays

6:34 PM - 05 Aug 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

22. ... And the overwhelming sadness before your last.

Our last volleyball game, love you guys ❤ #tbt

Maddie Watkins@maymaydubs

Our last volleyball game, love you guys ❤ #tbt

6:54 PM - 28 Mar 13ReplyRetweetFavorite