Kari Boersma

Freshman - Junior 5-5

Littleton, Colo.

An exceptional athlete with great speed and skill, Boersma will be a strong addition to the Commodore defense this year. An all-state defender at Heritage High School and a standout for her Real Colorado club team, she has had success at several different levels of soccer. Her sprinter's speed and technical skill will be a strong addition to the Commodore roster this year.

High School/Club: First Team All-State in 2001 and 2002...Honorable mention All-State in 2000...Three time All- Continental Conference selection...Nominee for 2002 Continental Conference MVP...Four-time Heritage High School Team Defensive MVP...Team captain in 2002...Member of Real Colorado club team that reached the state finals in 1999 and 2001...Helped lead Real Colorado to 2001 Pikes Peak Invitational, 2001 Rush Open, and 2001 Raleigh Shootout titles...Captain of Littleton United Club...Helped Littleton United to 2000 Sony Texas Cup Championship...Lettered four times in track at Heritage High School...Won a 4x400 medal in the state meet...Holds school record in the pole vault.

Worth Noting: Kari Anne Boersma...Born July 12, 1984...Daughter of Tim and Glenda Boersma...Has one younger brother and two younger sisters...Siblings all play soccer for top teams in Colorado...Cousin Greg Guy was an lacrosse All-American at Cal-Berkeley...Chose Vanderbilt because of the high level of soccer and academics...Member of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society in high school...Won Golden Eagle Award for Leadership, CHSAA Active Scholar Award, and Outsanding Senior Award...Favorite Athlete is Carla Overbeck...Favorite TV show is Friends, favorite movie is Life is Beautiful, and favorite music artist is Ja Rule.


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