There were less than 15 minutes to play in the Players Development Academy (PDA) league’s  New Jersey Cup Semifinal. Vanessa Kara — forward for the PDA Force — already had two goals. This was her shot at a third. 

Coach Becky Burleigh looked intense as ever in her classic black Gators jacket. Her eyes had a slight squint as she watched her team barely hang on to a one-goal lead.