Maher’s summer with Seattle Stars spurs dreams of more soccer

SeattleStarsFCLogo (1)Cara Maher played for Seattle Stars FC in the Northwest Premier League this summer. It was more than a small step from her home in Flatwoods Kentucky and her college team at Morehead State.

The University recently featured Maher in a story that reflects on why leagues like the NWPL are important.

The Stars played in the 2017 NWPL Final losing 2-1 to the Washington Timbers. They played 12 matches altogether, giving their players a ‘second season’ of playing time and experience.

“It was an awesome, crazy experience,” Maher said (of her time with the Stars.) “I hadn’t been past Illinois, so we drove out there and it was just amazing.”

cara_maher_1 Cara Maher with Seattle Stars FC. (Alan Moditz photos)

NWPL Primary Crest“I had never really thought about it, but I kind of have decided recently that I want to go on and see if I can play after college,” she said.

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