WNT Dec 1, 2011
(L to R): Boomer Esiason, Dr. Mark Emmert, Hope Solo, Abby Wambach, Mark Teixeira and Craig Carton
The United States Women’s National Soccer Team was honored as Sportswomen of the Year by the March of Dimes New York Division at its 28th Annual Sports Luncheon on November 30, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. World Cup stars Abby Wambach and Hope Solo represented the U.S. team and we’ve got a few pics from the event.
Each year, March of Dimes honors the outstanding achievements of men and women in the sports industry. Past recipients include New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, NBA Commissioner David Stern, former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, baseball greats Mickey Mantle and Cal Ripken, Jr., tennis legends Andre Agassi and Venus Williams, basketball Hall of Famers Patrick Ewing and Lisa Leslie, and Golfer of the Year Annika Sorenstam.
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. For the latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.com/ny or www.nacersano.org.