In November, she called a team meeting. “It was really hard for me to swallow at first and take in.”
During that meeting she broke the news to her team, news that she was battling Stage 2 Lymphoma. “There were some tears, there was heartbreak, we were sad, but we knew we had to stay positive.”
O’Banion is currently halfway through her chemotherapy treatments and has yet to miss a game this season.