Shannon Boxx said that, and she should know.
“You might not be the star that gets all the notice, but if you work hard, someone is eventually going to notice it.”
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Born: July 29, 1977 in Fontana, Calif.
Hometown: Redondo Beach, Calif.
College: Notre Dame
In 2003, the 26-year-old Notre Dame graduate was coming off an MVP season with the WUSA’s New York Power, and preparing to enter graduate school at Pepperdine University to pursue a Master’s Degree in clinical psychology. She had bought tickets to the Women’s World Cup matches that were coming to southern California. Then Women’s National Team coach April Heinrichs called. She had noticed Shannon.