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  1. espnW -- Evergreen Valley College prepping women's soccer players...

    Michelle Smith

    Evergreen Valley has become a women's soccer power in California Community College system since coach Felicia Perez arrived in 2006. But it's her drive to send first-generation Latina athletes to four-year schools that she considers her greatest success.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  2. espnW -- Hailai Arghandiwal humbled by Afghans' courage

    Michelle Smith

    Playing for the Afghan national soccer team, which took to the field against all odds, opened Santa Clara recruit Hailai Arghandiwal's eyes to the privilege she's experienced growing up in the United States.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2013
  3. Total Access -- Festive homecoming for Duke Blue Devils point gua...

    Michelle Smith

    Duke's season-opening trip to the Bay Area to play Cal was a festive homecoming for senior star Chelsea Gray, though the Blue Devils made sure to take care of business as well.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2013
  4. Total Access - Phoenix Mercury shift focus to offseason needs

    Michelle Smith

    Phoenix's 2013 season didn't end with a title as some had predicted. But now the franchise must focus on naming a head coach while players head overseas.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  5. espnW -- Phoenix Mercury players beat the Arizona heat

    Michelle Smith

    When the mercury rises on the thermometer, what do the Mercury players do to stay cool in the heat? Watching TV, shopping and even planning a wedding keep the Phoenix players cool.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  6. espnW -- Angler Pam Martin-Wells casts a spell

    Michelle Smith

    Pam Martin-Wells, the most accomplished female bass angler of all time, has turned her childhood love for the outdoors into a career as a pioneer.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2013
  7. espnW -- Cal's Tierra Rogers inspires without playing a minute

    Michelle Smith

    A top recruit who lost her father and basketball career, Tierra Rogers fought through heartbreak and depression to inspire her teammates at Cal.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013
  8. espnW -- Liz Stephen holds U.S. ski team together

    Michelle Smith

    In a sport that's about individual endurance, U.S. cross-country skier Liz Stephen finds her joy in being part of a team.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  9. LSU Lady Tigers' Nikki Caldwell enjoys new role

    Michelle Smith

    LSU's Nikki Caldwell has worn many hats as a head coach, including mentor and teacher. Now, after giving birth in March, she adds parent as she learns to master even more multitasking.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  10. Rachael Flatt finishes strong -- U.S. figure skating nationals

    Michelle Smith

    Rachael Flatt landed 11 jumps, including four triples in her free skate Saturday night at HP Pavilion, capping a difficult season with her best performance at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2012
  11. A night to forget for Rachael Flatt -- U.S. figure skating nation...

    Michelle Smith

    Stanford freshman Rachael Flatt tumbled to ninth place after the short program at the U.S. figure skating championships.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2012
  12. Rachael Flatt donning new look for nationals

    Michelle Smith

    Reflecting the changes in her life and her skating, Rachel Flatt will unveil a more mature look at next week's nationals, where she hopes her artistry will shine.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2012
  13. Rachael Flatt survives college finals

    Michelle Smith

    In our latest Rachael Flatt profile, the U.S. champ talks about her freshman year at Stanford and her vacation plans. On tap: skating shows and a lot of practice.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2011
  14. Rachael Flatt tries to work out kinks

    Michelle Smith

    In the third installment of espnW's series following Olympian and U.S. skating champion Rachael Flatt, she discovers her best-laid plans need some adjusting.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  15. Rachael Flatt jumping all over the place

    Michelle Smith

    In Part II of our series following skating champion and Stanford student Rachael Flatt, she hopes to score well at Skate Canada -- and get her homework done.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2011
  16. Stanford or skating? Rachael Flatt chooses both

    Michelle Smith

    In the first of espnW's series following the Olympic-hopeful figure skater, Rachael Flatt works to balance her training with college life at Stanford.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2011