What They're Saying: Mark Parsons

"With Olivia, I've seen sessions where she's middle of the pack. I've seen her where she's near the bottom, but there are a couple sessions where she's in the top five with decision-making, solving pressure, movement and creating space. But training is one thing. She’s got to face that in games as well."

-- Portland Thorns head coach Mark Parsons on Olivia Moultrie, the 13-year-old player who turned pro, signing a multi-year contract with Nike worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, and moved from her home in Southern California to Portland, where she has been training with the Thorns. She played for the Thorns in preseason but is not expected to sign an NWSL contract with them any time soon. (Yahoo Sports)
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