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BLOG: Women's Soccer Team in Great Britain - Day 5

August 12, 2008

Category: Athletics, English, Students

NicholsDay 5
by Lainey Nichols '09


This morning was fairly uneventful. A group of us, consisting of Big Cat (Catawba alumna Catherine Ballentine) Lays (sophomore, Layla Ghorbani), Becks (Becky Factau), and Paige Harrington (senior forward) walked in the rain to a nearby library like a line of baby ducks. This weather is beyond soupy. I was a drowsy kid today.


"The pavements go everywhere," as Coach [John Cullen] says, monitoring our crossing like a mama duck was Big Cat dropping, "Go on!!! Go on then!!!" in a British accent whenever the situation called for it — this was often. This phrase was used quite frequently throughout the day, directed at those in the front of lines overwhelmed by the members of Cardiff's "Barmy Army."  Read more...



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