Parlow Cone couldn't pass on Portland

Updated: June 14, 2013, 9:27 AM ET
By Kate Fagan

Cindy Parlow Cone wasn't sure how she could leave North Carolina.

Her Tar Heels had just won another NCAA championship in women's soccer last fall, the sixth title Cone had been a part of and the program's 21st overall. She won three as a player (1995-98); and after a stellar international career -- she was a starter on the epic U.S. squad that captured the 1999 Women's World Cup -- Parlow Cone won three more titles as an assistant coach for the Tar Heels (2008-09, 2012).

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