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Miles College Make History with Four Women Referees

Article Date:
10/28/13
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By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. | screnshawjr@al.com 

 

FAIRFIELD, Alabama - Sebrina Brunson admitted she wasn't ready for what happened as officials called a face mask penalty during the Lane-Miles football game Thursday night.

The veteran official, one of four women on the crew, lost her shoe on the play.

More Power, But Given No SlackYvonda Lewis talks about "having more power" with four females on the crew of football officials at the Lane-Miles football game on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. She added that coaches cut them no slack. (Solomon Crenshaw Jr./screnshawjr@al.com)

"It wasn't in the game plan," she said. "I thought I tied my shoe tight enough but I guess I didn't. It just slipped off with all the running I was doing."

Brunson's footwear malfunction notwithstanding, the historic game that featured a majority female officiating crew went about as normal with the host Golden Bears beating Lane 38-26 at Albert JSloan-Alumni Stadium...

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