Maple Grove 8th-grader attends national soccer events

Meredith Haakenson

Meredith Haakenson

Eighth-grader Meredith Haakenson of Maple Grove is representing the state of Minnesota in two National Soccer events. Meredith was selected as a member of the US Region II ODP Team competes with the other three regions in the U.S. Nov. 22-28 in Boca Raton Florida.

Two weeks later Meredith has been selected to attend the final ID2 camp which is a national identification camp for soccer players born in the 1999 birth year. The camp will be in Casa Grande, Ariz., Dec. 11 through 15, and includes top elite girls from around the United States to be trained, scouted /evaluated for eventual inclusion on the US National Team.

Meredith is a member of the Minnesota Thunder U15 ECNL (Elite CLub National League) team and competes throughout the Midwest region, and tournaments throughout the US. This team of 18 girls compete at the highest level soccer in the US.


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