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As she breaks through a swarm of defense, Alex Beilman scores a goal against her opponents.

Not ‘crossed out

Nervous was an understatement. Alex Beilman was more than nervous. She was not emotionally ready to hear that her dreams of playing college lacrosse were shattered. Her parents tried to reassure her. Despite their calming influence, she was anxious. She dialed the phone and prepared to tell her story –
by Kelly Streaser, Editor-in-Chief April 25, 2014

“I was really bad back then. Really flimsy,” she recalled with a laugh. Lacrosse is a big part of Beilman’s life, but she didn’t actually start playing until she was in seventh grade. Before...

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