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WHAS11: Racing defender Martin defies odds on the pitch

By Racing Louisville FC Communications, 06/10/21, 11:00AM EDT

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Martin rose from an open tryout to playing top-division professional soccer.

Click here to check out an article on Racing Louisville FC defender Nealy Martin and her rise to receive a professional contract.

After graduating from the University of Alabama in 2020 with a degree in chemical engineering, Martin attended Racing's open tryouts, where she caught the eye of coach Christy Holly. 

Earning herself an invitation to the club's preseason, she worked her way into the squad and has made six appearances and three starts in lavender. 


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