Shannon Boxx heads into Soccer Hall of Fame as role model


              FILE - United States' Shannon Boxx (7) celebrates her goal during a women's soccer match against Australia in Commerce City, Colo. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. Boxx showed that representation matters while also redefining the role of a defensive midfielder for the U.S. women's national team. Boxx made 195 appearances with the national team, most in the history of the team for a Black woman. she's been voted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame and will be enshrined next Friday, May 21, 2022, in Frisco, Texas. (Karl Gehring/The Denver Post via AP, File)
            
              FILE - United States' Shannon Boxx (7) and Germany's Babett Peter (4) battle for the ball during their international friendly soccer match in East Hartford, Conn., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Boxx showed that representation matters while also redefining the role of a defensive midfielder for the U.S. women's national team. Boxx made 195 appearances with the national team, most in the history of the team for a Black woman. she's been voted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame and will be enshrined next Friday, May 21, 2022, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham, File)
            
              FILE - United States' Shannon Boxx, right, is greeted by her husband Aaron Spearman and their daughter Zoe Spearman, 20 months, before a friendly soccer match Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Seattle. The match was Boxx's last of her career. Boxx showed that representation matters while also redefining the role of a defensive midfielder for the U.S. women's national team. Boxx made 195 appearances with the national team, most in the history of the team for a Black woman. she's been voted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame and will be enshrined next Friday, May 21, 2022, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Shannon Boxx heads into Soccer Hall of Fame as role model