Nina Mandell February 16, The year-old finished with 3 rushes for a loss of one yard. The Revolution beat the North Texas Crunch, Jan asked if she had heard any trash talk from the player on the field who tackled her first, she laughed.
The team held a press conference for Welter after announcing they had signed her on Friday. She first began practicing with the team when training camp began last week and said her teammates immediately treated her as an equal.
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Welter began her athletic career playing rugby at Boston College. Welter lives in Addison, Tex.
Before the game, the team said it had sold all but a few dozen tickets. Learn More. Jen Welter becomes first woman to play in men's pro wwatches league in contact position.
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