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1971 Howard soccer team -- Back row (left to right): Ernest Skinner, Ian Bain, Steve Waldron, Michael Billy-Jones, Olusegun Onadeko, Charlie Pyne, Keith Aqui, Samuel Tetteh, Zewdu Haplemariam, Sandy Daly, Eddie Holder, Amdemichael Selassie, Jamaican politician Michael Manley, Lincoln Phillips, Milton Miles. Front row (left to right): Desmond Alfred, Tony Martin, Mori Diane, Ricky Yallery Arthur, Stan Smith, Alvin Henderson, Donnie Simmons.

Mark W. Wright felt a great sense of pride when "Redemption Song," the short film he produced for ESPN about the Howard men's soccer team's 1974 national championship, premiered at the school's Cramton Auditorium in April 2016. But as Wright, a 1993 graduate of Howard, looked out at the audience that night and saw the faces of a few members of the Bison's 1971 team whose title was vacated by the NCAA, he knew he wasn't done telling their story.

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St. Francis goalkeeper Klil Keshwar Credit: St. Francis Athletics

Growing up in Trinidad, West Indies, Klil Keshwar envisioned playing collegiate soccer in the U.S. She did not imagine helping a college build a women’s soccer program from the ground up, but when the opportunity to do just that at St. Francis College in Brooklyn arose, she stepped up to the challenge.

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