First year coach
Jason Conway isn’t worried about the nerves.
“There are always
nerves that go with the first game of the season, especially in your first
game as head coach,” Conway said. “I’ve learned a lot over the years from
working with (CHS Head Boys Soccer Coach) Jamie Sensibaugh on how to get
ready for the season.
“The girls have
worked hard in practice and we’re excited to get out on the field and put it
The Trojans open
the 2014 season on Tuesday when they travel to Michigan City.
“There was a lot of
graduation from last year, but there are a lot of kids back with experience
out on the field,” Conway said. “I expect a seamless transition and know
those kids can step on the field and fill those spots.”
Conway can count on
returning goalkeeper Anne Marie Radzik to help lead the way.
“Anne Marie Radzik
as a keeper is a big help,” Conway said. “She has to be demanding and vocal
and run the entire field.”
Radzik will get
help immediately in front of her from Tia Peters, while the duo of Kaylee
Lindahl and Desiree Bell will be counted on up front to score goals.
“Tia Peters will be
in the defensive third as well,” Conway said. “Up top, with Kaylee Lindahl
and Desiree Bell providing offense, we should be pretty solid.”
The Trojans should
also get help from the healthy return of Molly Wilson and Kayla Schneider.
didn’t play a lot last year because of injuries, but I expect her to be very
productive for us,” Conway said. “Kayla Schneider is in a similar position
and she’ll have a chance to help us on the field as well.”
its home portion of the schedule on Saturday, Aug. 30 against Kokomo.
“Reaching our full
potential is what I’m striving for,” Conway said. “I don’t know where that
leaves us overall, but every team has the goals of winning the DAC and a