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Santos Finds Comfortable Soccer Home At UHart

Santos Finds Comfortable Soccer Home At UHart

WEST HARTFORD — When Stephanie Santos decided to attend Southern Connecticut coming out of Naugatuck High in 2011, one of her first calls was to Hartford women's soccer coach John Natale, who had put a lot of effort into recruiting her. "And I'll never forget this," Santos said. "He told me, 'Steph, I wish you the best of luck. Just know you'll always have a home here at Hartford.' He stuck to that. And ever since I've been here, I've never felt more at home. I love this place. I really do." Santos never imagined such an eventful college journey — a transfer, at one point a decision to quit the sport, an injury that...

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