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Girls Soccer Seniors



Kaitlyn Aupperlee

Parents: Brad and Rachel Aupperlee
Kaitlyn's favorite soccer memory is watching Coach Ryan eat sandwiches. Kaitlyn would like to thank her parents and friends for their attendance and support through her soccer career. Next year, Kaitlyn will attend Hope College to study Biology and Spanish on the Pre-Med track. Her favorite verse is Psalm 27:14 "Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.”

Dani Barton

Parents: Chad and Heather Barton
Dani's favorite soccer memory is watching the freshmen do their dance at the team sleepover. Dani would like to thank her parents for their constant love, support and encouragement. Next year, Dani will attend Belmont University to study psychology and entrepreneurship. Her favorite verse is Joshua 1:9 "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

Phoebe Craker

Parents: Doyle and Lorilee Craker
Phoebe's favorite soccer memory is giving Coach Trevor snacks during games to keep him calm and quiet. Phoebe would like to thank her parents for the constant encouragementand support even during all the cold and rainy soccer games, as well as the coaches for making the season fun and enjoyable. Next year, Phoebe will attend Houghton University to study Equine Performance and Therapy. Her favorite verse is Deuteronomy 31:6 "Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you."

Katelyn LaRue

Parents Ryan and Tammy LaRue
Katelyn's favorite soccer memory is this year's team sleepover. Katelyn would like to thank her parents, and her past and present coaches for their time and support. Next year, Katelyn will attend Calvin University to study Psychology and Exercise Science in hopes of being a Sports Psychologist. She will also play basketball at Calvin. Her favorite verse is Exodus 14:14 "The Lord will fight for you, you need only to be still.”

Olivia May

Parents: Greg and Elaine May
Olivia's favorite soccer memory is serenading Ella Wolters with "Umbrella" by Rihanna during the lightning delays. Olivia would like to thank her parents for standing by her side with advice and support through the transition to playing keeper and Coach Trevor for consistently pushing her through the 22 months he has coached her. Next year, Olivia will attend Purdue University to study Landscape Architecture. Her favorite verse is 2 Corinthians 12:9 "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. Therefore, I will boast allthe more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me.”

Reagan Vander Heide

Parents: Derek and Rachael Vander Heide
Reagan's favorite soccer memory is the Krispy Kreme donuts enjoyed by the team.Reagan would like to thank her parents for helping her learn, grow, and try new things.Next year, Reagan will attend Sacred Heart University to study Neuroscience on a Pre-Med track in the honors program. She will also play rugby. Her favorite verse is Philippians 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.”

Emma VanGoor

Parents: Bob VanGoor and Shelly Vossen
Emma's favorite soccer memory is watching Lydia Ydenberg eat baby food at the team sleepover. Emma would like to thank her parents and coaches for all their love and support over the years. Next year, Emma will attend Michigan State to study Business. Her favorite verse is 1 Peter 5:7 "Cast all your anxiety on Him because he cares for you.”

Seniors, we wish you God's greatest blessings for your future. Thank you to each of you for your contributions to the soccer program at Grand Rapids Christian, and thank you to the parents for your support of your players and coaches.

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