The Wall Street Journal recently profiled a BYU sports team that you probably haven’t heard of until now.
Specifically, WSJ highlighted BYU’s female faculty football team, or “the football team full of Ph.Ds.”
The team, which spends one night a week playing flag football, includes lawyers, psychologists and political scientists, among other top tier faculty members.
“Most of the people on the team have at least three degrees,” said Denise Stephens, the team captain and associate professor in the physics and astronomy department, according to WSJ.
The team, named "A Lot" after the BYU faculty parking lot, is the only women’s faculty team that plays in the intramurals, often competing against 20 year olds students.
“I’m gray-haired and starting to wrinkle, but when I effectively block a 20-year-old on the defensive line or rush the opposing quarterback and almost pull her flags before she throws, I feel triumphant,” Kif Augustine-Adams, a professor in Utah’s law school, told the Wall Street Journal.
Read more at WSJ (paywall).