SOCCER: It has always been a huge part of my life and I am going to tell you why Lauren Booth
The Beginning • I started playing when I was 5 at a local recreational park. • After playing rec for a few years I treid out for a select team. • I made the U-9 team when I was 8 years old and that was the start of my career. • My biggest goal was to get a college scholarship.
Michigan ODP • ODP stands for Olympic Development Program • I was on the Michigan state team for three years. • I also went to regional camp.
Canton Soccer Club • I played here for the majority of my life -8 years. • This is where I learned the fundamentals of the game. • Not only did develop a love for the game but I met some of my best friends while playing.
High School • As a freshman I made varsity • I started every game I played through my senior year • I received a student athlete award as well as being all area, district and conference.
Bloomfield Force • During my last year of club soccer I played for the Bloomfield Force and had my best year. • I had a career high 27 goals in one season. • We reached the state semi-finals.
Western Soccer Team • I achieved my biggest goal and earned a scholarship to Western to play soccer. • After going through pre-season I realized plying college soccer wasn’t what I wanted to be doing.
Injuries • I was one of the unfortunate ones. • I have broken both ankles ad well as spraining the both several times • I tore my meniscus and MCL • I also bruised my femur
The Beginning of The End • I’m not done playing soccer but I’m definitely not playing as much as I used to. • This summer my Force team is playing state cup and I can’t wait!