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Former Oregon Soccer women's soccer player and current Portland Thorns goalkeeper Bella Bixby joins this week's podcast to discuss her time at Oregon State, the differences between the college game and the pro game and the 2021 NWSL season.
1:00 Bella on the Challenge Cup victory.
2:30 On her decision to go to Oregon State over other schools & her favorite game from her Oregon State career.
9:10 On about getting drafted by the Thorns.
12:25 Being motivated to stay ready for getting *real* playing time.
14:05 Talking about overcoming injuries and the advice she would give people who have to rehab.
18:25 Bella's goals for the season.
22:00 Standing up for social justice.