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Featured athlete: Kassidy Litchenburg

"We want to make a run in the playoffs and form close bonds with one another"

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Freshman Cassidy Litchenburg plays soccer for the school and for a select team.

Freshman Cassidy Litchenburg plays soccer for the school and for a select team.

Mandy Halbert

Mandy Halbert

Freshman Cassidy Litchenburg plays soccer for the school and for a select team.

Drew Doig, Staff Reporter

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PROFILE:

Name: Kassidy Litchenburg

Sport: Soccer

Height: 5’6”

Years played: 10 years

Key stat: 18 goals scored on club team last season

Equipment preference: Nike Mercurials cleats

PRE-GAME:

Favorite Pre-Game Meal: Grilled Chicken with tomatoes, cheese, and pasta from Pane Vino

Favorite quote: Colossians 3:23

Favorite soccer player: Neymar de Silva Santos Jr.

Pre-Game music: Battle Song or Romans 1:16 by Lecrae

Future Job: Architect

POST-GAME:

The Red Ledger: Do you have any pre-game routines for soccer?

Kassidy Litchenburg: Before a game, I listen to a playlist and I don’t talk to anyone except my older brother, who I talk on the phone with, and I say a quick prayer with my teammates.

TRL: What are some of your goals for this upcoming soccer season?

KL: Being a freshman, one of my main goals is to letter in soccer this year, but from a more important team perspective, we want to make a run in the playoffs and form close bonds with one another.

TRL: How does soccer outside of school differ from school soccer?

KL: Outside of school, soccer is less of a team sport and it is more of an individual focus. In

school, you are representing your district, family, and team, while in club soccer, it is a lot of out of town tournaments and stats.

TRL: What are some strengths in your game?

KL: My main strengths are finishing goals, using speed and strength to win balls, and my determination to not stop until the whistle.

TRL: What are some things you can improve on in soccer?

KL: As a player, I can always become quicker, shoot harder and more accurate,and tighten my touches with extra skills and repetition.

TRL: If you didn’t play soccer, what sport would you play?

KL: I would play basketball, because I stopped playing this year in order to focus solely on soccer.

TRL: What motivates you as you train and practice in soccer?

KL: As I am practicing, the Lord truly motivates me to not only work for myself, but for my teammates too, for it says in 1 Peter 4:10, “as each has received a gift, use it to serve another, as faithful stewards of God’s grace.”

TRL: When did you decide that you wanted to focus only on soccer?

KL: I realized that I wanted to focus only on soccer during the Spring of last year.

 

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Drew Doig, Staff Writer
Entering his fourth and final year on The RedLedger staff, senior Drew Doig will continue to be a sports writer. Drew, or “Doig” as he’s more commonly called, is a member of the varsity basketball team, National Honor Society, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Outside of school, Doig enjoys hanging out with friends and watching...
Mandy Halbert, Staff Reporter
Mandy is a senior this year, but she’s still just as afraid of high school hallways as she was as a freshman. But aside from that, she looks forward to all that comes with her last year. When she’s not stressed about applying to college, AP and dual credit classes, and All Region band tryouts,...
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