Article by Soccer Today, Voice of American Soccer

SD Surf Player Scores First Goal Since Returning from Therapy

Travis Hackett is enduring a journey that takes strength beyond what many have dealt with in their lifetime. Hackett was diagnosed with leukemia two years ago and returned to the pitch in 2015 after spending months receiving chemo therapy. 

In recent weeks, he provided a moment of magic for his club when he scored the game-winning goal in the championship of Southern California Developmental Soccer League playoffs.

YOUTH SOCCER NEWS: On December 4th, San Diego Surf Academy Boys Select 2003 coached by Beto Villela won their division in Southern California Developmental Soccer League postseason playoffs.