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Charlotte Barnham finished the team’s second-top scorer and leading provider (Photo: Mount Saint Vincent Sports Information)
Charlotte Barnham, captain of SECWL Premier side South Park, has just returned from a term at a New York college, which included playing “soccer” in the Skyline Conference – a league for the city’s college teams.
It was a life-changing experience for the 21-year-old from Reigate, who has given Sent Her Forward her assessment on the differences between the beautiful game in the US and UK.
Charlotte, who studies history at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, spent a semester at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, in the Bronx, where she not only continued her history studies – but also experienced the intensive coaching and playing environment of the college “soccer” team.
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