Trailblazers: Betsy Duerksen and the 1994 Montana Women’s Soccer Team
Trailblazers is a three-part narrative podcast that tells the story of the 1994 Montana soccer team – the first in program history – and their young coach Betsy Duerksen, who would go on to be a Griz legend. New episodes coming soon!
In 1994, the Montana women’s soccer team took the field for the first time. Trailblazers is the story of that first team, the young women who formed it, and their coach Betsy Duerksen, who went on to become a Griz legend.
Trailblazers is a special presentation of Soccer In Snow & Smoke.
In 1994, the Griz soccer team took the field for the first time. Part 1 of Trailblazers tells the story of how and why the Montana women’s soccer team was founded,the challenges that come with starting a brand-new program, and how the Griz settled on their first-ever head coach – a sharp, energetic former college star named Betsy Duerksen.