Anissa Urtez and Amanda Chidester

Meet the power couples of Athletes Unlimited

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Athletes Unlimited
Feb 12, 2021

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Love is in the air. We’re celebrating the couples throughout Athletes Unlimited. From abroad meetings to teammates (or opponents) across the three leagues, meet our power couples.

Michelle Tumolo and her fiancé met while coaching a lacrosse alumni camp.


Catchers Taylor Edwards and Gwen Svekis met while playing for the inaugural season of Athletes Unlimited Softball.


Amanda Chidester and Anissa Urtez met while playing for the Scrap Yard Dawgs.


Samantha Seliger-Swenson met her husband and fellow volleyball player, Eric, at the North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA) Championship.


Lacrosse duo Taylor VanThof and Katrina Geiger played together at Loyola University Maryland.


Pitcher Aleshia Ocasio and WNBA player Natasha Cloud met via the DMs.


Molly McCage and her husband Scott met at a volleyball tournament in Florida.


Pitcher Morgan Foley’s husband Kaleb Ort is a pitcher in the Boston Red Sox organization.


Outfielder and Team USA member Janie Reed is married to Jake Reed, a pitcher in the Los Angeles Angels organization.


Pitcher Randi Hennigan is married to fellow pitcher Jonathan Hennigan, who is part of the Philadelphia Phillies organization.


Volleyball’s Leah Edmond met her boyfriend and NBA player for the Charlotte Hornets, Nick Richards, at the University of Kentucky.


Erica Handley and her boyfriend Tim, who also plays volleyball, went to the University of Minnesota.


Taylor Bruns and her husband Anton both play volleyball.


Katie Hertsch and her girlfriend April Ianetta both played for the UWLX Philly Force.


Lacrosse player Emily Parros is married to track and field sprinter Clayton Parros.


Sammy Jo Tracy is dating Matthew Bocklet, who is a three-time MLL Champion.


Lacrosse player Tianna Wallpher’s boyfriend Jake Fox plays for the New York Riptide.


Volleyball’s Nia Grant is engaged to French professional basketball player Will Yeguete, who is playing in the LNB Pro A.


Paige Tapp’s boyfriend Brendan Sander also played volleyball and is a member of the U.S. Men’s National Team.


Ari Williams is dating Godwin Igwebuike, who is on the NFL’s Detroit Lions.


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