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Freedom off to Atlanta to face the Beat this Saturday

June 24, 2003 - Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) - magicJack News Release

This Friday, the Freedom (5-3-2) travel to Atlanta (5-2-4) for Saturday's game against the Beat. This is the second of three meetings with Atlanta and the first to be held on the road at the Beat's Herndon Stadium.

The Freedom-Beat rivalry is one of the fiercest in the WUSA, due in part to Atlanta's powerful offensive lineup. Cindy Parlow was particularly explosive last Sunday, scoring a hat trick in the Beat's blowout over the Charge, earning her MET-Rx Player of the Week honors. Supporting Parlow will be Maribel Dominguez, a scoring machine in her own right. Dominguez had a hat trick earlier this season and is currently tied for 4th in the WUSA leading scorer standings, while leading all players in the total shots category with 38. Freedom fans can catch a tape-delayed broadcast of the game at 11 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet. The game will also be broadcast live on Comcast Sports Southeast.



On July 9, the Freedom will take on Heather Mitts and the Philadelphia Charge at RFK Stadium at 7:00 p.m. That night is also M&T Bank Night, where fans can visit the M&T booth in the Discovery Kids Fan Zone and enter to win a free $25 M&T MasterCard Gift Card. There will be four lucky winners, so be sure to grab your free M&T Bank bangers on the way into the stadium and listen carefully as the winners will be announced after halftime!

July 9 is Young Professionals Night. Enjoy live music, courtesy of DC's funk band, Zeala, dollar hot dogs, and beer or soda in the Fan Zone (5:00-6:45) and then head into the game for $8 spectator tickets. Click here for more info.


Freedom tickets with a community service twist!

Washington Freedom midfielder, Sarah Kate Noftsinger ('Skate') has donated a number of tickets to the DC Special Olympics and Children's Hospital in honor of her Aunt Sasa, a former Special Olympian. She is encouraging anyone interested to match her offer and the Freedom will seat these additional guests in a special section for "Skate's SuperStars."

To learn more about her donation, read her letter here.

To donate a package of 10 Skate's SuperStars tickets for just $50, go to this link

For more information, contact Kathryn Hamm at 202-548-3825.


Founders Cup III tickets on sale now!

Tickets for Founders Cup III, the WUSA championship game to be held at Torero Stadium on August 24 are on sale to the public now!

Prices range from $23 to $50, with 100 special on-field seats going for $150.

Tickets can be purchased by calling (619) 220-8497 or online at


AC Milan tickets now on sale through Washington Freedom ticket office - July 30 showdown w ith FC Barcelona at RFK Stadium!

Freedom fans now have a once in a lifetime opportunity to watch the European soccer champions AC Milan take on the Spanish powerhouse FC Barcelona without even leaving the country! The two teams will face off on July 30 at RFK Stadium as part of a summer tour that crisscrosses the country showcasing the world's best footballers.

The Freedom have been allotted 300 tickets to make available to Freedom fans until Friday, June 27, but since the number of tickets is extremely limited, we encourage fans to contact a Freedom sales representative at (202) 547-3137 ASAP, as they will be sold on a first come first serve basis!


Washington Freedom to hold National Anthem tryout!

The Washington Freedom will be hosting a National Anthem tryout on Monday, July 14, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at RFK Stadium. All interested parties must be at least 12 years of age and register in advance by calling (202) 547-8351 or by clicking here. The registration deadline is Friday, July 11, at noon.

Once registered, you will be assigned a tryout time to sing before a panel of judges at RFK Stadium. To qualify, you must meet the following requirements:

Tryouts are a cappella style only -- no tracks or musical accompaniment

The words to the National Anthem must be memorized

The National Anthem must be sung in under 3 minutes

The winning contestant will sing the National Anthem on Fan Appreciation Night, Saturday, August 2, when the Washington Freedom take on the San Jose CyberRays in their last regular season home game. The winner will also receive four tickets to this game to share the experience with, their friends and family.

Win or lose, all participants in our National Anthem tryout will receive a discount ticket coupon good for the final Washington Freedom home game on August 2nd at RFK Stadium.

Sign up today and best of luck to everyone.


CosmoGIRL and the Washington Freedom Team Up To Offer Leadership Seminar!

Do you think your daughter could be President of the United States by 2024? CosmoGIRL and the Washington Freedom think so and they are teaming up to offer the young women of this area a great opportunity to learn from the best. Sign up now and learn from a CosmoGIRL! editor and a Washington Freedom player how teamwork and competition can help you be a strong leader. Then enjoy a Washington Freedom game and cheer on your favorite players. It's a power event you shouldn't miss!

The Washington, D.C. seminar will be held before the July 26 Washington Freedom game at RFK Stadium. Every participant receives a boxed lunch, ticket to the Washington Freedom game on July 26 and a goody bag filled with the current issue! of CosmoGIRL!, a CG T-shirt, and cool Washington Freedom goodies!

It costs only $25! Click on the link below to register!


Sunday's match ends in 2-2 tie with San Jose

Freedom midfielder Mia Hamm scored a goal and added an assist on Sunday afternoon vs. the San Jose CyberRays at RFK Stadium, but former Freedom forward Pretinha scored two goals of her own to deadlock San Jose and Washington, 2-2. With her three-point performance, Hamm has 20 points on the year and leads the league in scoring in 2003.

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