She was a stud in college -- leading North Carolina to a national championship in 2012. for a really long time, and we've always been really great friends, and yeah, I'm really proud of him for everything he's been going through, but it's been pretty crazy with all the rumors." Congrats!She was also the #2 overall pick in the 2014 National Women's Soccer League college draft. We got the couple -- family in tow -- arriving at LAX and queried them on whether or not they had any special wisdom for Brielle now that she's seeing Michael Kopech, a minor league baseball pitcher. 'cause he's officially dating pro soccer star Kealia Ohai!!!Despite the wealth of digital tools that allow people to search for potential partners, and even as one-in-ten Americans are now using one of the many online dating platforms, the vast majority of relationships still begin offline.Even among Americans who have been with their spouse or partner for five years or less, fully 88% say that they met their partner offline–without the help of a dating site.
FYI, Ohai is a 24-year-old forward on the Houston Dash.Here are five facts about online dating: Online dating has lost much of its stigma, and a majority of Americans now say online dating is a good way to meet people.When we first studied online dating habits in 2005, most Americans had little exposure to online dating or to the people who used it, and they tended to view it as a subpar way of meeting people.Two thirds of online daters—66%—tell us that they have gone on a date with someone they met through a dating site or dating app.That is a substantial increase from the 43% of online daters who had actually progressed to the date stage when we first asked this question in 2005.