Megan Reid (Class of 2014)

Bay Area native leaves firefighting job to play professional soccer

KTVU Fox 2
by Jason Appelbaum
September 12, 2022

"Reid shifted away from soccer; instead she remembered a conversation she had with her dad about a possible career in firefighting. At the end of her senior season, and earning all second team all conference honors, she joined a volunteer fire department. 

'I had no intention of going back to soccer,' said Reid. 'I was done with it 100%.'

She chose to pass on the National Woman's Soccer League draft, forgoing a shot to play professional soccer. Instead, she moved back to the Bay Area where she spent two years working in Bay Area hospitals to become a paramedic."

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