Source: Grosse Pointe News Online


by the Grosse Pointe News

February 07, 2013

Grosse Pointe North alum and Michigan State University senior Olivia Stander, above, has been selected to attend the Peak Performance Soccer 2013 Women’s Professional Soccer Combine Feb. 22 to 24, in Sunrise, Fla. Stander, who was accepted into MSU’s Nursing School, may put those plans on hold to play soccer professionally here in the United States or Europe. She finished her college career as the Spartans’ captain her senior year and finished in the top 10 of MSU’s all-time records book in assists, second with 23; points, fourth with 77; and goals, tenth with 27. Stander also had 10 game-winning goals in her career. Coaches from U.S. professional teams Washington Spirit, Sky Blue FC, Philadelphia Fever, FC Indiana, Team Boca, Seacoast United and Clermont Phoenix will be viewing the soccer combine.