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It’s Not About Me

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My Beat Got Beat Some people say that it is not where you start, it is where you finish.  Well, my team finished where we started.  Last place.  We have used every excuse there is:  Luck was just not on our side.  We were an expansion team.  The turf field really messed us up.  Injuries […] [Read More]
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Deuce Deuce

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“Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.” Magic Johnson Prepared For Preseason I came into preseason with my new team knowing that I was ready. The hard work that I had done in the offseason easily proved itself from the first training session.  I was […] [Read More]
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More Than Change

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“Change is the essence of life. Be willing to surrender what you are for what you could become.” A Not So Pretty Sunset The past few months have been an unbelievably exciting yet unpredictable tornado of emotions. Plans were perfect. I was ecstatic for what was to come in the upcoming 2010 WPS season with […] [Read More]
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‘Tis The Season

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Live The Game Fill in the blank. You know you are a soccer freak when… I am the epitome of whatever can be put at the end of this sentence. The only time I turn on the TV is to watch soccer. (142 is Fox Soccer Channel just in case you are wondering). My car […] [Read More]
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Familiarity

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Always A Sun Devil A week after the season ended, I headed to my old stomping grounds at Arizona State. The six hour drive from LA to Tempe didn’t help much to get the season off my mind. So I blasted my hip hop music and thought about the much needed vacation that lied ahead. […] [Read More]
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We Run L.A.

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1-1-1 To Be Number 1  My team clinched the WPS regular season title and number one seed (which sent us straight to the final), with our 0-0 tie against Bay Area.  Despite the accomplishment, we weren’t happy with the result or the way we had finished the game.  We started off creating numerous chances on […] [Read More]
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Part 2: We’re Going Streaking

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Remembering MJ It was our day off and I was resting. We heard the unusual sound of helicopters hovering in the air above us. Curious, we turned on the TV. The news headlines were blasted with the possibility of Michael Jackson’s death. It could not be. With MJ’s house just a minute away, we decided […] [Read More]
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Part 1: We’re Going Streaking

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Adding Three Points A few Sundays ago, we played another Fox Soccer Channel game against Bay Area. This time it was on our home turf. My good friend plays on Bay Area that played with me the past two summers with SoccerplusCT Reds and some time with the U-21s, Kristen Graczyk, so I met her […] [Read More]
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