Player Profile: Gabriela Jordan

Girls soccer player to continue at the collegiate level


Senior Gabriela Jordan is set to compete at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania where she will play soccer.

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Q: How long have you been playing soccer? 

A: I have been playing soccer for 10 years now.

Q: Do you play soccer for any other leagues or teams outside of school? 

A: Yes, I played soccer for different clubs outside of school but my team did not do a spring season this year.

Q: At what age did you start playing soccer? 

A: I started playing when I was eight years old.

Q: What made you want to start playing soccer? 

A: Ironically, I did not want to play soccer at all, my parents demanded that I try to play at least one game and after that I absolutely loved it.

Q: What is the most challenging thing about soccer? 

A: The most challenging thing about soccer is having to keep working hard even on off days to be able to play right and perform well during the game.

Q: What other sports do you play and which is your favorite? 

A: The only other sports that I do other than soccer is running track. Soccer is and will always be my favorite sport.

Q: How do you prepare for soccer in the off-season? 

A: I prepare for soccer in the off-season by doing drills and different agility workouts to keep up my stamina and endurance. I also go to soccer fields myself during the off-season to practice more on my own and improve my skills.

Q: Is it difficult to balance school along with the other sports that you do? 

A: Oddly enough, it is not really hard for me to balance school along with the sports that I do. I am organized and make time for school to finish my assignments and then go to soccer practice.

Q: Where have you committed to play soccer in college? 

A: I have committed to Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania to play soccer at the collegiate level.

Q: What are your future goals for your soccer career? 

A My future goals are just to play in college and then pursue a career in physical therapy.

Q: What do you usually do to prepare before a game? 

A: I usually have a good meal then listen to workout music and I do not let anyone distract me from my mindset.