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Female footballer a first in league

Female footballer a first in league

Originally Published: October 20, 2011
By Hannah Storm/Brainstormin Productions

At 5-foot-4 and 140 pounds, Danielle Resha is quite possibly the smallest thing on the field -- if you don't count the football. But size hasn't stopped this 19-year-old former high school soccer player from making her presence known as the kicker for the Boston Ravens. It's a men's semipro tackle football team and Resha is the first female to play in the Eastern Football League in its 50-year history.

Her foray into the game gave many people, including her parents, cause for concern. ...

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