Soccer's a family affair for DiMartino

Updated: January 12, 2009, 3:42 PM ET
By Natalia de Cuba Romero | Special To ESPNRISE.com

MASSAPEQUA PARK, N.Y. -- When it comes to homework, you can run, but you can't hide. Not even when you are an elite athlete participating in a World Cup on the complete other side of the globe.

Thanks to the Internet, homework pursued 17-year-old Vicki DiMartino and her fellow players on the U-17 United States national team during their recent month-long run to a second-place finish at the U-17 World Cup in New Zealand.

"I always have work on the road," said DiMartino, who ...

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