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Last week's United States Intercollegiate Boxing Association tournament at USF packed a punch

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Brunton went the distance with her, and fought well, but Moreale won. She looked like a different fighter the second night: more bob and weave. "I discovered some things that I always thought I could do," she said. "I surprised myself, too."

Counting her half-round TKO the night before, this was her fourth fight ever.

An Italian native, Moreale is two years into her PhD studies. Economics. But she has wanted to box since she was little, when she would practice on a stuffed duffel bag, wearing ski gloves.

"When you believe in something," she said, two hands on her giant, gaudy, championship belt, "it's possible."

I said that I agreed.

 

Comments

Very proud of you! I knew you liked to box because you always danced around and play fought with us as kids, but I never knew you were that passionate about it. Way to go! Take your dreams and make them a reality! Now we have an actual champ in the family!

CONGRATS!!!

Posted by Cousin on Apr. 24, 2013 @ 6:20 am

I think for me it's yes, since in terms of boxing you're trained thoroughly in terms of speed, power and agility. It's just like a game between pacquiao vs rios match.

Posted by karenford on May. 28, 2013 @ 10:19 pm

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