1. EA Sports FIFA Women’s World Cup Video Game, marked the first time in the FIFA franchaise that female athletes were featured in the game. 1
  2. USWNT clenched third star as World Champions2
  3. Sarah Thomas became the NFL’s first female referee.3
  4. Dr. Jenn Welter was the first woman to hold a coaching position in the NFL. 4
  5. Nancy Lieberman was named the NBA’s second female coach. Both Welter and Lieberman answer the age old question, “Will professional male athletes respond to a woman coaching them,” and the clear answer is “yes.”5
  6. Shannon Szabados registers first shutout in men’s professional hockey game. Finishing the game 3-0, with 33 total saves.6
  7. After receiving Dick’s Sporting Goods basketball catalog and not finding one female athlete featured, McKenna Peterson empowered herself and little girls everywhere by writing a heartfelt letter to Dicks Sporting Goods demanding girls be featured PLAYING basketball.7
  8. Ayla Ludlow wrote a letter to President Obama  and Michelle Obama about the inequalities that exist in women’s sports, insisting that change was needed, and asking for their help.CSVsLDuWoAArgXA
  9. The FIFA Women’s World Cup Finals was the most watched soccer game in US history, ever. 24.5 million watched on the FOX network alone. Featured USWNT and Japan National Team, with a 5-2 US victory.USA Fans
  10. MillyMaker t-shirts launched. Start 2016 off right, get yours here.Full Shot 1 edited white (2)