Sunday, September 27, 2009

Estero Whirled Terns take Gold!

The San Luis Obispo County Women's 50+ Soccer Team, Estero Whirled Terns took home the Gold at the 2009 National Senior Games held at Stanford University. The team includes eight women from San Luis Obispo County, and is coached by San Luis Obispo Women's Soccer League President, Schmia Nolan.

The team was victorious over California Down Under in the championship game after having lost to this same team earlier in the double elimination tournament.

San Luis Obispo Women's Soccer League is for women 18 and over who want to have fun and get into shape playing soccer! Experienced or first-time players are welcome. SLOWS was founded in January 2001. SLOWS also directs the annual FIRECRACKER INVITATIONAL tournament every summer. This tournament welcomes adult women's teams from all over the country. The tournament benefits a local educational scholarship to those pursuing higher education.The scholarship committee awarded $6000 in scholarships this year!

For more information on the results of the 2009 Senior Games see

For more information on the San Luis Obispo Women's Soccer League, visit

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