In the newest episode of their podcast “Twin Talk”Haley and Hanna Cavinder mentioned their determination to depart the ladies’s basketball world wasn’t a simple one.
The 22-year-old twin sisters had been break up on whether or not or to not return to the University of Miami after serving to the Hurricanes attain the Elite Eight for the primary time in historical past.
But after that success, it seems that the women didn’t agree on what to do sooner or later.
“We got into a fight, if you really want to know the tea, and I was like, ‘Hanna, I’m going back,’ and she said, ‘I’m not going back, I’m not doing it again,’” Haley mentioned.
“We made it to the Elite 8, that was Hanna and I’s goal. Hanna didn’t want to play, so she made me stop playing basketball.’
Hanna (L) and Haley (R) Cavinder say their biggest argument was when deciding about their future
As for why she wanted to leave the women’s college basketball world — and the twins’ lucrative NIL deal — Hanna said the negative attention they received drove her away.
“Because of the two-pointed comments still going on in the two minutes, I was done,” she mentioned.
“Plus, as a college athlete, you miss so much of your family, your life,” Haley continued. “…We just wanted to play for four years and we always dreamed of launching our businesses and launching a company and going down this path – so it was okay, whatever people have to say, whatever they have to say , do what you want to do. ‘
Hanna also added that burnout affected her game and her personal life.
“I’m not going to do something I’m not 100 percent committed to. If I chose to go back, it wouldn’t be right, I wouldn’t be completely happy with who I am.’
Haley said it took her about a month to make her final decision — while Hanna was determined to get them to stop playing basketball.
“The deciding factor, I’ve been on so many ‘hot girl walks’ and I was like, somebody’s making this decision for me because it’s causing me so much anxiety.”
Haley mentioned she wished to maintain taking part in in Miami – the place they made the Elite Eight
But Hanna pushed that again and satisfied her sister to drop out of faculty
Today, the Cavinder’s nonetheless create a variety of content material and maintain their lives busy and energetic – together with by the WWE.
But they nonetheless received a variety of feedback from folks saying they need to have stayed in Miami.
“Everyone will say, ‘Oh my God, you should have taken your fifth year,’ but when we were playing basketball, you hated us.
“You cannot please anyone and the opinion of others – we will never rely on a decision.”