Female Athletes’ Achilles Heels?  Their Knees

Alexa Yow of Farmington was the captain of her high school soccer team at Loomis Chaffee high school and is a forward on her premier team, which recently won the State Cup.  Given her talent, she had good reason to believe that one day she’d play on a Division I college team. But last June, during the State Cup finals, it looked like those plans might be derailed.