John Calipari

William & Mary alum Jill Ellis leads team to World Cup

William & Mary alum Jill Ellis leads team to World Cup

Jill Ellis ’88 always found a way to get it done as an All-American soccer player at William & Mary. Now, she’s finding ways for her team to get it done as coach of the United States Women’s National Team.

The American women are one victory away from their first World Cup championship since 1999. Although some of her strategy has drawn criticism, the fact is that Ellis’ women are minutes from a monumental achievement.

The championship game, against Japan, will be played Sunday night at 7 at the BC Palace in Vancouver, Canada.A campus watch party is being held Sunday night at Tucker Hall. All are invited to attend.

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