Connect with us
[the_ad_placement id="manual-placement"]

Sports

Theriot signs scholarship to Jones Community College after injury cuts senior season short

Published

on

Elizabeth Theriot has signed to Jones Community College after having her senior season cut short due to injury. (Photo by Keith Phillips)

After an injury cut her senior season short, Elizabeth Theriot signed a scholarship to Jones Community College to further her soccer career.

Elizabeth Theriot, former St. Aloysius star, signed to Jones Community College and was treated to a celebration cake. (Photo by Keith Phillips)

Choosing to play for the Bobcats was a easy choice for Theriot. “I really like the school, the program, and especially the coach,” Theriot said. “Coach Deasley and I both played the same position so we kinda bonded in that way.”

Theriot has played center back for the Lady Flashes, and has starred on the varsity level for the last five years under head coach Goi Baldizon. Theriot described Baldizon as “a great coach and a easy leader to talk to.”

Elizabeth Theriot (Photo by Keith Phillips)

Looking back over the years as a stellar athlete, one of Theriot’s favorite memories was winning a state title in her freshman season along with with fun bus rides home with her teammates.

Though her high school soccer career has come to an end, Theriot hasn’t forgotten those who paved the way for her success.

“I would like to thank my coaches, family, and friends for helping me get to where I am today,” Theriot said. “I would also like to thank coach Deasley for taking a chance on me even after my injury.” She added, “A special thanks goes to my parents who spent night after night driving me to practices out of town.”

Theriot is the first player from the Lady Flashes team to sign this season. Her her soccer career is still at its growing stages and she will aim improve her game on the collegiate level.

 

Copyright © 2021 Vicksburg Daily News.

Vicksburg Daily News