"We are very excited to be able to have players of such high caliber writing diaries from their experiences at WUSA pre-season training camps," said womenssoccer.com senior editor Tim Nash. "Michelle, Kelly, Missy and Ronnie all have very out-going personalities, and it should be interesting to read what they have to say as they go through the process of preparing for the first-ever WUSA season."
Players from all eight WUSA teams will be providing womenssoccer.com with one diary a week from March 5 to April 1, the period in which WUSA teams are engulfed in pre-season training camps.
In addition to the French, Cagle, Wycinsky and Fair, diaries will be provided by former U.S. national team members Tisha Venturini of the Bay Area CyberRays and Tiffany Roberts of the Carolina Courage. A pair of University of North Carolina alumni – Robin Confer of the Boston Breakers and Laurie Schwoy of the Philadelphia Charge will also be supplying womenssoccer.com with their weekly updates from pre-season training camp.
Wycinsky, who will play for the San Diego Spirit, was one of the nation’s most prolific scorers at William & Mary, while Cagle, a member of the Atlanta Beat, had a record-breaking career at Duke University as Kelly Walbert before joining Wake Forest University as an assistant coach, and helping bring the Winston-Salem, N.C., school to national prominence.
French, who was an allocated player to the Washington Freedom, had a stellar career at the University of Portland and earned a spot on the 2000 U.S. Olympic team. Fair, a member of the New York Power, was an All-American defender at Stanford.
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