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I wish I knew then what I know now: Preseason

It’s been a while but I’m taking to the interweb once again, this time on the other side of the equation. 4 years ago, I picked up a coaching job with a U-9 club soccer team, and little by little, I was forced into the realization that so many of my friends had known for …

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Reflections of a(n in denial) Senior Student-Athlete

Today marks one of many last “firsts” in my soccer career. Last first day of preseason. Check. Last first full field scrimmage of the year. Check. Today: My last “first” home exhibition of the year. When you start recognizing these things, as I’m sure many of my fellow seniors will agree, it can quickly propel …

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Book Review: The game and the glory

“The Game and the Glory,” an autobiography of Michelle Akers, is a story of perseverance, dedication, and triumph.   And that’s just the first chapter.   Michelle Akers is a female soccer player who played for the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) from its inception in 1985 until she retired in 2000. To this day …

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NWSL season underway

They boys girls are back in town! Women’s professional soccer is back. The NWSL kicked off its inaugural season this past weekend, with all eight teams taking to the pitch for a full weekend of soccer. The first game on Saturday (April 13) had FC Kansas City hosting the Portland Thorns to a 1-1 draw in …

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Movie Review: ESPN Films 30 for 30 — The band that wouldn’t die

About a year ago, I remember seeing advertisements for this new series on ESPN about 30 directors creating 30 varying sports stories entitled “ESPN Films 30 for 30“. Needless to say, I waited in joyful anticipation for the release of such a series on DVD. When the box came with Volume 1, I scanned the …

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NWSL preseason underway

The teams have taken to the field, unveiling the newest crop of women’s professional soccer here in the United States. The NWSL has decided to create a preseason lineup with their teams pitting themselves against women’s college soccer opponents. Some of the opponents include ACC powerhouses Maryland, Duke, UVA, and UNC, among other strong women’s …

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Spain Blog!

  This past spring break, our women’s team took an abroad tour to the incredible country of Spain! Check out the blog of our adventure here, complete with photos and videos!    

NWSL team highlight series: Seattle Reign FC

NWSL Team Highlight Series Seattle Reign FC Head Coach: Laura Harvey   Stadium: Starfire Stadium Tukwila, Washington Capacity: 4,500   Team History: The Seattle Reign FC  will be inheriting a soccer-crazed town as their home field crowd thanks to the European-type appreciation for the game that has swept the city since the 1970s. The Seattle …

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NWSL team highlight series: Portland Thorns FC

NWSL Team Highlight Series Portland Thorns FC Head Coach: Cindy Parlow Cone Stadium: JELD-WEN Field Portland, Oregon Capacity: 20,438   Team History: The Portland Thorns FC are another brand new team, starting their program history with the inaugural season in the NWSL. Similar to places like Seattle and Kansas City, the Thorns will benefit from …

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NWSL team highlight series: FC Kansas City

NWSL Team Highlight Series FC Kansas City Head Coach: Vlatko Andonovski Stadium: Shawnee Mission District Stadium Overland Park, Kansas Capacity: 6,150   Team History: FC Kansas City is the first team we’ve highlighted that is new onto the scene of women’s professional soccer.  Sporting Kansas City (formerly the Kansas City Wizards), the men’s side, established …

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