Unexpected house guests, a Peloton bike, and exceptional cooking: these are the quarantine stories of roommates Sam Mewis and Lynn Williams, who are teammates on the North Carolina Courage and U.S. women’s national team. Williams and Mewis are also player representatives on the NWSLPA and USWNTPA, respectively. They discuss their roles in making the NWSL Challenge Cup happen and in supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Editing and production: Claire Watkins.
Here are rough timestamps of the topics Sam, Lynn and I spoke about in this episode:
2:15 — Playing ‘Mafia’ in Utah during the NWSL Challenge Cup
4:15 — Unexpected house guests during quarantine
7:15 — How to keep fit during isolation training, and hitting the Peloton bike hard
14:00 — The excitement of getting back to competitive games at the Challenge Cup
17:50 — Serving as NWSLPA and USWNTPA reps, protecting player health in Utah, and working on the Black Lives Matter movement
Here’s the link to the auction to support the Courage’s auction to benefit the National Black Justice Coalition, which is mentioned at the end of the podcast.
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