U.S. Abroad: O'Reilly plays for Arsenal less than 24 hours after voting in election

A few delegates traveled long distances to vote in the U.S. Soccer presidential election on Saturday. No one turned around and flew home to play in a game the next day like Heather O’Reilly did.

In her second year at Arsenal of the English Women's Super League, O'Reilly flew in from London, attended Friday's board of directors, took part in lengthy deliberations with the Athlete Council that lasted until midnight, voted on Saturday morning and then flew to London for Sunday's Arsenal game against Yeovil Town.

She entered in the 28th minute of the 4-0 victory that moved Arsenal above Liverpool into third place in the FA WSL 1 behind the Manchester City Ladies and Chelsea Ladies.
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