Cao Yang named Captain of the Day

Each day during the leadup to their season opener in Chicago on May 31, the Cleveland Comets recognized a Captain of the Day. Monday’s honor went to outfielder Cao Yang.

The Captain of the Day is nominated by the previous honoree. In this case, it was outfielder Dong Zi Xuan who singled out her teammate.

“She is willing to help others, whether it is to give advice to other, or to take action,” Dong Zi Xuan said. “For example, if we need to carry equipment to the field, she would always carry two things and would never just take one. She is always trying to help others.”

Most importantly, Cao Yang is leading by example.

“She is really working hard,” Dong Zi Xuan said. “Some of our training sessions are very difficult and are especially hard for her, but she never gives up. Even when she’s tired she is always positive and has a good joke to cheer everyone up.”

Stay tuned for more on the Cleveland Comets.

Each day we have a “Captain of the Day” nominated by the previous one. Dong Zi Xuan nominated Cao Yang (aka Papi) to be the captain of today. She is #9 and is from NE China, a province called Liaoning. Dong Zi Xuan nominated her for 3 reasons: “1. She is willing to help others, whether it is to give advice to others, or to take action. For example, if we need to carry equipment to field, she would always carry 2 things and would never just take 1. She is always trying to help others. 2. She always makes people feel at home and makes everyone happy. 3. The most important reason…She is really working hard. Some of our training sessions are very difficult and are especially hard for her, but she never gives up. Even when she’s tired she is always positive, and has a good joke to cheer everyone up. So, I hope that when we are struggling, we can think of Cao Yang (aka Papi). She is able to give her best to the team, why can’t we?”

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