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Freedom vs. Courage this Saturday at RFK

May 13, 2003 - Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) - magicJack News Release

This Saturday's Freedom home match, May 17th vs. the Carolina Courage will be played at 5:00 p.m., part of a doubleheader with D.C. United who will take on the Kansas City Wizards directly after at 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss it!

The Discovery Kids Fan Zone will open at 3:00 p.m. The Stadium gates will open 90 minutes prior to game time (3:30 p.m.) and our Freedom Fighter Club Tent party will be open from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m.

Tickets are available by contacting the Washington Freedom at 202-547-3137 or by going to

Don’t forget to pick up your FREE Match Day Program on Saturday - available as you enter the stadium. Check out Page 10 - the Discovery Channel Store Featured Product. If this page is signed by a Washington Freedom player - YOU ARE A WINNER! The lucky fan with the signed Match Day Program will receive the Discovery Channel Store Featured Product - a Macro Microscope. To pick up your prize, take your signed Match Day Program to Customer Service by Sections 311 and 312.

If you win the cool Macro Microscope - view everything from butterfly wings to plant cell walls with this tool designed exclusively for The Discovery Channel. Micro and Macro settings let you explore objects from 20 to 400 times their actual size, with super clear images at every level. Includes five prepared slides: two insect cross-sections, two plant cross-sections and one slide with a real Peruvian Mummy Wrap!

Don’t miss the fun!


Freedom star Mia Hamm to “Trade Places” with “Today” show news anchor, Ann Curry, live Wednesday morning, May 14 on NBC! Tune in tomorrow at 7 a.m.!

Freedom star Mia Hamm will be “Trading Places” and careers with NBC’s “Today” news anchor, Ann Curry, tomorrow, Wednesday, May 14 – live in New York on the “Today” show set! Don’t forget to tune in!

Hamm is scheduled to appear in numerous segments between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. on the “Today” show tomorrow morning, as the world’s all-time leading scorer will get a feel for Curry’s daily routine on the program.

The swap is part of "Today's" week-long series "Trading Places" that began on Monday, May 12. Last week, Curry, strapped on her shin guards at a Freedom practice on RFK’s Stadium field. As Hamm, Curry scrimmaged with the Freedom and partook in other team activities.

Mia’s debut on NBC’s “Today” show should be great – don’t forget to tune in tomorrow morning!


Wambach’s best career WUSA performance earns her MET-Rx Player of the Week honors

Freedom forward Abby Wambach recorded the team’s first-ever hat trick in Washington’s first-ever home win over the Philadelphia Charge Saturday – a 4-1 victory in front of 5,135 on a rain-soaked field under threatening skies at RFK Stadium. Her performance earned her MET-Rx Player of the Week Honors, the second time in her WUSA career that the University of Florida product has received the award (Wambach won the award in Week 4 last year).

To read more about Wambach’s performance Saturday and the award, go to:


Be a designated driver at the Freedom match this Saturday – and get a free soda or O’Douls Non-Alcoholic beer!

The Washington Freedom, Budweiser and Aramark are teaming up to promote responsible drinking by creating the Good Sport Designated Driver Program. The program kicks off this Saturday, May 17th at RFK when the Washington Freedom take on the Carolina Courage at 5 p.m.

The Designated Driver Program encourages fans 21 and over to sign up to be a designated driver for their friends and family on game day. Everyone that signs up will receive a FREE small soda or FREE O'Douls, Non-Alcoholic beer and will be entered into a special drawing to win a Good Sport Prize Pack during the game. The Designated Driver Booth will be located at Gate A.

The Washington Freedom are committed to promoting safe and responsible drinking. Sign up and save a life!

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