Women's soccer team heads to France

Stade Municipal Léon Biancotto
The women's soccer team training at Stade Municipal Léon Biancotto

The Hood College women's soccer team is taking a summer tour in France, June 7-15.

The Blazers will tour Paris, including the Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile, the Eiffel Tower, the Champs-Élysées, Versailles, Nice and Monaco. Hood will play friendlies against Creteil, OGC Nice, ACBB.

The trip coincides with the FIFA Women's World Cup in France, allowing the Blazers to take in the USA vs. Thailand and France vs. Norway matches.

Hood departed from Dulles International Airport on June 7 and arrived in Paris at Charles de Gaulle Airport early June 8 and got straight to work with a training session at Stade Municipal Léon Biancotto.