Women’s soccer players continue family tradition

DSC_0450Two-time collegiate All-American Stephanie Ochs “literally had nothing to do” living in a New York apartment when she was playing soccer in 2012. Now that the U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team standout from San Diego has found a family in Germantown, there’s always someone around.

Professional athletes are bunking with host families in Maryland and the District. It’s not a study abroad exchange program. It’s the National Women’s Soccer League – the third shot at a professional women’s soccer league, which is set to kickoff on April 13.

Follow this link to click through a photo slideshow or continue reading this article that was published nationwide by The McClatchy Company, which featured it in newspapers like The Sacramento Bee, Kansas City Star, and Fort-Worth Star Telegram, among others. I created a corresponding webpage as a final project for my advanced multimedia course. Follow this link to check it out.

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