An Ori Original: An Update from Orianica Velasquez in Ecuador
Nov. 14, 2010
Indiana sophomore forward Orianica Velasquz is currently playing with the Colombian Women's National Team in Ecuador at the 2010 Women's South American Championships. The top to teams earn automatic berths into the 2011 Women's World Cup in Germany.
Orianica will be sending IUHoosiers.com updates on how things are going during the tournament that runs from Nov. 4 through Nov. 21.
Below are all of the updates, starting with the most recent:
Friday, Nov. 12
(NOTE: Colombia defeated Urugary, 8-0, to advance to the Second Stage along with Argentina, Brazil and Chile.)
Saturday, Nov. 6
"The team is doing great. The internet isn't the best but I am trying to write you in my free time. I think there is a website where people can watch the games, so I will send it later. Please say hi to the girls for me, I miss them."
Saturday, Oct. 30
Monday, Nov. 1
"Today we played against the boys team I did not start, but I played 15 minutes in the first half and then most of the second half. We won 1-0 and I scored the goal.
"We leave tomorrow in the afternoon for Ecuador.
"Have a great day and please tell to the team that I am so happy because we beat (Ohio State) and now we have to finish good with our last game. Good Luck!!"
Check back soon