Meribel’s Norway Player Fundraising Page

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Dear Family, Friends, Colleagues, Teammates, Neighbors and New Fans: We would LOVE your support in our effort to increase awareness of senior women athletes and of the United Nations Global Goals of gender equality (Goal 5), inclusion (Goal 10), and health and wellness (Goal 3). Fundraising will offset player trip costs and can also be designated to help with the beautiful photography and marketing needed for worldwide media coverage. We are offering a thank you gift with each $20 or larger fundraising contribution–such as a photo print of our squad on the *most awesome field* or another customized souvenir. We thank you in advance for following and sharing our story on social media! -The San Diego Soccer Women Global Goals Team in Norway 2018

 
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Meribel Lee Player Profile

Player profile for the Norway 2018 Global Goals Senior Women's Soccer Trip
Meribel Lee
Your age as of July 22, 201870
Where did you grow up (city/state/country, ages 5-18)?California
At what age did you FIRST start playing soccer?38
Briefly describe your soccer experience as a child (types of leagues, how often you played)None. Soccer not a p.e. sport.
Did you play soccer in college? If no, enter "no." If yes, enter the name of the school.no
Did you stop playing soccer at a particular age? Briefly explain.69 back injury
At what age did you FIRST start playing ADULT soccer?38
Briefly describe your adult soccer experience.Went from being on a team that lost 10-0 frequently to a team that played in County Cup finals.
How did you hear about a women's soccer league in your area? What made you decide to play women's soccer?My son's coach. Exercise for my health.
What are the names of the leagues you play in and how often do you play each week in those leagues?Prime of Life, Allied Gardens, Over 55. 23 times weekly.
Do you participate in tournaments? If yes, which ones and how often? If not, explain why.Las Vegas, San Diego , St. George.
What is your most memorable moment as a woman soccer player?Scoring the winning penalty kick at a tournament.
Besides being a player, how have you been involved in youth and/or adult soccer, either personally or professionally? Examples include coaching, referee work and organizing or managing a league.Assistant coach for my sons' teams; none of us knew anything about soccer.
If you have a child/children, did/do s/he/they play soccer?yes
If you have a partner, did/does s/he play adult soccer?no
How has playing adult soccer changed your life, whether on a small scale or in a more powerful way?Fostered a healthier living and gained wonderful, dear friends of all ages.
Think about the community of women in soccer. How have the women you've met affected your life? Have you made long-term friends? Met your partner? Celebrated together? Lost teammates over time?Wonderful, crazy activities and memories outside of soccer. Recent sad losses.
Did you have female athlete role models in your life as a young person? If not, did you have male athlete role models? Who were those people, whether specific to you or famous for their sports?My mom.
Did you have any challenges gaining access to soccer (or sports in general) at any point in your life because of being female? For any other reason?Couldn't obtain fields because of mens' sports.
Did you have any women in your life who played recreational soccer? If yes, who?no
When thinking about the Global Goals listed above, which one means the most to you and why?Goal 3. Health issues reduced via soccer.
What are example of ways that you make an effort to support any/all of these Global Goals in your everyday life, whether personally or professionally?Support a foundation in the name of a deceased soccer player.
What are you most excited about for this trip?Never been to Norway.
What are you most concerned about for this trip?Keeping soccer gear from taking up entire luggage space.

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