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June 13th Featured Athlete: Bri Kim

Name: Bri Kim Sport: Rugby Level Played: USA Rugby Women’s All-Americans (U-23 National Team pool, vice-captained U-20 team in 2014) Position: Scrumhalf Team: Northern Virginia Women’s Rugby Club (NOVA), University of Virginia Class of 2015 alum If you had one... Continue Reading →

May 26th Featured Athlete

Name: Joanna Lohman Sport: Soccer Level Player: Professional Position: Midfield Team: Washington Spirit (NWSL) 1. If you had one piece of advice to give to a young female athlete, what would it be? Appreciate the journey - The process of... Continue Reading →

March 26th Featured Athlete

Featuring: Becky Sauerbrunn Sport: Soccer Level Player: Professional, International Team: US Women's National Team and FC Kansas City 1. If you had one piece of advice to give to a young female athlete, what would it be? I would give... Continue Reading →

March 13th Featured Athlete

Featuring: Jordan Angeli Sport: Soccer Level Player: Professional College: Santa Clara University Teams: Washington Spirit 1. How do you feel about the way female athletes are portrayed in the media? I think there have been great steps taken in the... Continue Reading →

February 13th Featured Athlete

Featuring: Lori Lindsey Sport: Soccer Position: Mid-Fielder Level Played: Professional (13 year injury-free professional career), U.S Women's National Team Website: http://www.lorilindsey.us 1.Do you think there are positive role models for young athletes to look up to? If yes, who? If no, why not? Absolutely.... Continue Reading →

December Featured Athlete

Featuring: Jenny Riemer Sport: Soccer Level Played: Collegiate College: Elon University, Division 1 1. How strong are you? and how do stereotypical images of what the female body should look like make you feel? Do you think you would feel or... Continue Reading →

Why MillyMaker T-Shirts are not JUST a T-shirt Line, but a Story that you need to become a part of!

The idea for MillyMaker started during my sophomore year at Lynchburg College in one of my Honors' classes. I cannot recall the exact name of the class, but it was something to the extent of Sports in American Society or... Continue Reading →

I Will What I Want…another Ad Depicting the Wrong Image for Female Athletes

Under Armour launched its ad campaign I Will What I Want this summer. The campaign is supposed to empower athletic women and athletes to will what they want despite criticism, and setbacks along the road to living their dreams and... Continue Reading →

“We wear bathing suits. That is our uniform. They are not cute or girly…”

An Interview with two-time U.S. Olympic Water Polo Player Jessica Steffens Two-time US Olympic Water Polo Player, Jessica Steffens shares a piece of her story as an Olympic athlete. Steffens speaks eloquently about what it is to be an athlete,... Continue Reading →

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