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.
A culture of losing had enveloped the UMBC women's soccer program, but somehow, slowly, the tide began to turn. Now, improbably, the Retrievers find themselves in the NCAA tournament.
Aubrey is the starting goalkeeper for NCAA contender Wake Forest and is a national team prospect; Amber plays for Brown -- and is her sister's No. 1 fan.