The University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Search Google Appliance


Political Science Alumna Briana Scurry Profiled in Face 2 Face Africa

Nationally-ranked soccer player and UMass alumna Briana Scurry is profiled in a women’s success feature in Face 2 Face Africa.  Scurry remains the only Black female soccer player to be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame. She has been immortalized in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in different capacities, notably among the Title IX exhibit.  Scurry earned an athletic scholarship to UMass Amherst and majored in political science. While in college, Scurry was the 1993 National Collegiate Goalkeeper of the Year. (Face 2 Face Africa, 2/25/21)

News Type: 

  • Department News/General