Utah soccer star overcomes challenges as openly gay athlete

By : wire report
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ABOVE: Carly Nelson. Photo by Steve C. Wilson via University of Utah Women’s Soccer’s Facebook page.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) | Carly Nelson loves everything about her goalkeeper’s job description for the Utah women’s soccer team, including the pressure of keeping opponents from scoring, having a unique view of the field and directing the defenders in front of her. “And, of course,” she said, “wearing the different colors.”

Nelson has worn distinctive goalie uniforms of gray, pink, blue and yellow at various times in her Ute career. Those color choices are her personal expressions, just as her parents once believed about her sexual orientation.

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Watermark Giveaway: Tickets to see Orlando Pride soccer!

By : Maia Monet
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Are you a fan of our hometown Orlando Pride women’s soccer club? Would you like to see them in their home opener when they play Utah Royals FC? Well then you’re in luck, because Watermark has two tickets to give away to their match this Saturday, March 24!

To enter, comment on this post and tell us the name of your favorite Orlando Pride player.

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