As a child of immigrants, Natalie Lagunas is fulfilling her parents' dream at Northwestern. As a women's soccer player, she underscores a relative underrepresentation of Hispanic-American women playing at the college level.
Northwestern coach Kate Drohan and her twin sister Caryl, who serves as the team's top assistant coach, and de facto co-coach, know that life doesn't begin or end with this weekend's Women's College World Series.
The Northwestern women's soccer team on Monday made its first public statement since the university suspended the team last week while it investigates alleged hazing activities involving players last year.
Northwestern University has punished its men's swim team and students who perform as the school's mascot for hazing, a school spokesman said just days after the school suspended its women's soccer team amid similar allegations.