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Female kicker from Spotsylvania gets a tryout with Virginia Tech

Last year I wrote a story about Spotsylvania senior Lauren Luttrell’s quest to become a kicker on the Knights’ football team.

Read it here if you’d like.

Luttrell had a solid season for Spotsylvania, registering 10 extra points and a 31-yard field goal. And now she’s on to bigger things.

The Washington Post reported that Luttrell tried out for Virginia Tech’s football team on Monday. And apparently head coach Frank Beamer has invited her to tryout again at spring practice.

Thanks to former FLS design guru (and Hokies fan) Amie Steele for passing this along!

Anyone remember the movie “Necessary Roughness”, where supermodel Kathy Ireland was the kicker on a college football team of misfits? Here’s a quick clip from the movie of a referee describing some penalties. It’s hilarious, I promise:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyYWdy48zkM[/youtube]



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