Weekly Breakdown - Jan 29- Feb 4
Another week, another exciting time for women! So much has happened this past week that includes women from hockey, basketball, snowboarding, and football!
The NWHL is preparing for their All-Star Break!
Big things have been happening around the NWHL before they take a break for the All-Star game. The Boston Pride defeated the Connecticut Whale 3-1 while the Buffalo Beauts beat the Metropolitan Riveters 3-2. With that being said, the Minnesota Whitecaps are still leading the pack. The All-Star skills Challenge will take place on February 9th and the game will take place on February 10th at the Bridgestone Arena at 3:30 pm. Good luck ladies!
The UNC Women’s basketball team is riding a hot streak.
The UNC Tar Heels women’s basketball team handed the #7 ranked NC State their first loss of the season this past week. The Tar Heels had also beaten the #1 ranked Notre Dame women’s basketball team, who was undefeated at the time. Although they’re not currently ranked, the Tar Heels latest victory should be enough to place them in the top 25 despite their season record. Congratulations on the wins ladies!
Kelly Clark announced her retirement from snowboarding.
Last week Kelly Clark announced her official retirement from the world of snowboarding. Clarke is best known not only for being the first American to win a gold medal in the sport, but for also being the winningest athlete in snowboarding. Clarke’s career has spanned over 20 years, helping pave the way for female athletes to follow her footsteps in the sport. We hope she has a great retirement!
Antoinette Harris was in a Super Bowl ad this weekend!
Antoinette Harris, a 22-year-old who plays safety on the East Los Angeles College football team, was be featured in an ad during the Super Bowl. Harris, who says she one day hops to play in the NFL, was in an ad for the TRAV4. The ad highlighted a woman breaking new ground in football at the most watched football event of the. Congratulations on the ad, Antoinette! We hope to see you in the NFL very soon!