Valentina Gaxiola researches gender inequality in Italian sports

Valentina Gaxiola researches gender inequality in Italian sports

Junior Summer Fellowship recipient Valentina Gaxiola ’21 researched gender inequality in sports this summer. While on a trip to Italy a few years ago, Gaxiola said she was inspired to study sexism in the athletic world after seeing women cheering on male sports players from the sidelines during professional and pick-up games. Gaxiola said she […]

Wolverines Only: Charlie Mendes

Wolverines Only: Charlie Mendes

I started playing soccer when I was five. My parents never forced me to play, but, as a Brazilian, soccer was ingrained in my life from the second I was born. One of my earliest memories was setting up two trash cans in my front yard as goals and playing my dad one-on-one or listening […]

Girls’ soccer wins round one of CIF Regional Tournament

Girls’ soccer defeated Carlsbad High School 3-2 in overtime tonight in round one of the CIF Regional Tournament, capping their record off at 18-1-6. The Wolverines’ first two goals came during the second half from midfielder Whitney Elson ’19 and forward Daniela Quintero ’22. The Lancers also scored two goals in the second half, sending […]

Ali Riley ’06 to play soccer for Chelsea FC

Ali Riley ’06 signed to play professional women’s soccer for Chelsea FC in London, England.  During her time at Harvard-Westlake she was two-time Mission League Offensive MVP, two-time  first-team San Fernando Valley and All-CIF Southern Section Division 1 first-team. As senior captain in 2006, she led the Wolverines to the finals.  Riley attended Stanford University where […]

Girls’ soccer loses at home

Girls’ soccer loses at home

The girls’ soccer team was defeated 2-1 at home Friday night by Flintridge Sacred Heart. On an early goal by Kat Hollis ’19, the Wolverines got out to a quick lead before Sacred Heart scored two straight goals. The team had a few chances to put in a second goal at the end of the […]

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