ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – An enormous accomplishment for a Rochester sports activities official who’s paving the best way for ladies in officiating. M.J. Wagenson is the primary feminine official to work a recreation within the Minnesota State Excessive Faculty League soccer state semifinals.
She was a part of the crew for Friday’s 2A recreation between Barnesville and Jackson County Central.
She didn’t discover out about this accomplishment till after the sport when a buddy broke the information.
She says discovering out about this achievement was humbling.
Wagenson has been officiating for 34 years. She additionally officiates basketball, volleyball and softball.
The information has gained plenty of traction on social media and desires to make use of this second to say that anyone can turn out to be an official.
“We all know there’s an official scarcity. However you are able to do this in the event you’ve considered it. I don’t care what sport it’s. I don’t care if it’s hockey or lacrosse or volleyball or softball, baseball no matter is that you just’re occupied with, in the event you’re occupied with it, we might help you get began,” Wagenson stated.
Wagenson was additionally the primary feminine official to work in a Minnesota State Excessive Faculty League boys state basketball recreation in 2016.
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