Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Woman Football Player Welter To Play In Revolution’s Season Finale In The Allen Event Center on June 14
ALLEN, Texas – The Texas Revolution will be playing female running back against playoff contender Nebraska at their home finale inside the Allen Event Center on June 14.
The 5 foot 2 inch, one hundred thirty pound running back made national headlines once making it through the indoor football team’s training camp and has appeared in 3 games including one against the IFL’s reigning champion the Sioux Falls Storm. The Revolution marked Welter on short term injured reserve for a part of the season; battling back, she maintained her position on the practice squad and played in some key match ups for the Revolution.
Encouraging young women of all ages and taking a strong hold in the community, Welter has inspired, and been someone that any athlete can admire. “I like the way she comes to work every day, always ready to go.” Said Revolution Head Coach, Chris Williams.
Dr. Jen Welter played Rugby for Boston College, 13 years in women’s professional football having played for team USA twice and now has been the ﬁrst female to carry the ball in a men’s professional team in a highly competitive league. Featured on several major entertainment and media outlets through the season becoming the darling of professional football.
The Texas Revolution are members of the United Conference in the Indoor Football League and play all home games inside the Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas. The Revs take on the Nebraska Danger (9-4) on Saturday, June 14 at 7PM inside the Allen Event Center.
Friday, February 21, 2014
The ANE Show which can be heard every Saturday morning on 1190 AM at 9:00 a.m is known for its “water cooler” style of talking about the latest events in automotive, news, and entertainment. The cast of Jim “Doc” Proctor, Josh “The Guru” Deaton, James “The Spin Doctor” Schaefer, Paul Salfen and Jennifer Reed keep the show entertaining with a limit of filters and a plethora of opinions. Nothing is safe with this crew, but everything is wrapped up in the hour long show giving listeners time to digest the latest in what is happening in today’s news.
This weekend’s show will be special as “Doc” and “The Spin Doctor” welcome a real Doctor to the show. Not only is Jen Welter the first female professional football player to play a position other than kicker or holder (she plays running back for Texas Revolution men’s Indoor Football League), but she has her BS from Boston College in Marketing, her Masters in Sport Psychology and a PhD in Psychology from Capella.
Dr. Jen Welter has always stayed true to her passion for health and fitness. Throughout her 17 year fitness career, Jen has taken certifications with AFAA, Reebok, NESTA, and NASM. Dr. Welter is currently an Expert rated CPT. Football, fitness, and psychology are interwoven in Dr. Welter’s endeavors in speaking, writing, consulting, and mentorship.
This week’s show will include the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy, Tim Brown and Jen Welter. You definitely don’t want to miss this week’s episode of The ANE Show, so be sure to tune in Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. on 1190AM KFXR in Dallas or on iHeart Radio!