There is the myth that women's college soccer is rolling in dough. Indeed, the money available for Division I women's programs (14 scholarships) far exceeds what is now permissible for men's
programs (9.9 scholarships). But there are many more than 14 players on Division I women's teams, so players must share the aid, and money issues can get touchy ...
"I try personally not
to play too many games," SMU women's coach Brent Erwin
tells the Dallas Morning-News. "When you're dealing with the cost of education with a parent, man,
it's a big deal. If you want one thing that will break up a relationship, it's money."
for Chuck Carlton
's story on women's soccer, an
"equivalency sport" in the scholarship game.