35 min

Women dominate a man's game Benched

    • Sports

To kick off Season 2 and fight the gender divide, Benched Host Jules Micchia is joined by three UNC student-athletes (Brianna Pinto, Madison Wiltrout, Tori Hansen) who all began their athletic careers playing on male teams. What led them to playing on boys teams rather than playing with the girls? (2:11) What perspective did it give them? (10:47) Later, the socialization of gender in sports (14:10), legislation creating the divide (16:41) and media coverage discrepancies (22:23). Finally, advice is given to parents of young girls who would rather play with the boys (31:51).

To kick off Season 2 and fight the gender divide, Benched Host Jules Micchia is joined by three UNC student-athletes (Brianna Pinto, Madison Wiltrout, Tori Hansen) who all began their athletic careers playing on male teams. What led them to playing on boys teams rather than playing with the girls? (2:11) What perspective did it give them? (10:47) Later, the socialization of gender in sports (14:10), legislation creating the divide (16:41) and media coverage discrepancies (22:23). Finally, advice is given to parents of young girls who would rather play with the boys (31:51).

35 min

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