SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- The Lawrence Technological (Mich.) University coaching staff welcomes five freshmen, and one transfer for the 2019 fall season. These student-athletes will bring talent, commitment and depth to the Blue Devil program.
"We are very excited about their addition, have great expectations of them all, and anticipate they will help our program's continue growth." - Head Coach Andy Richards
The six newcomers are:
DiONNA HILL (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
High School: Skyline High School
Club Team: Michigan Jaguars
Intended Major at LTU: General Studies or Psychology
- Varsity soccer at Skyline HS
- Played club soccer with MPSA Crush, Michigan Hawks and Michigan Jaguars
Coaching comment: "DiOnna is an extremely athletic forward who possesses electric pace and excellent technical skills. She is expected to compete for a starting spot in the LTU attacking line".
REBEKAH HOLBROOK (Highland, Michigan)
High School: Milford High School
Club Team: Michigan Impact
Previous Institution: Schoolcraft College
Position: Left Back
Intended Major at LTU: Structural Engineering
- Served as classroom support in the Milford High School Teaching Interacting Encouraging Student (TIES) special education classroom (Autistic Program)
- Senior year GPA: 3.67
- Varsity girls soccer (four years)
- All-KLAA conference Junior and Senior Year
- Captain of Michigan Impact club team
- Schoolcraft College Dean's List – four semesters
- Schoolcraft College GPA 3.81
- Member of Phi Theta Kapa
- Two-year starter, and one-year, captain at Schoolcraft College
- First team MCCAA conference
- Fall 2017 Region XII Champions
Coaching comment: "Rebekah will add both defensive and attacking qualities to our program, in addition to her experience at the collegiate level".
DAHLIA JEROVSEK (Grand Haven, Michigan)
High School: Grand Haven High School
Club team: Midwest United FC – NCL Royal
Position: Attacking Center Midfielder / Outside Midfielder
Intended Major at LTU: Biomedical Engineering
- Maintained a GPA average of 3.9 or higher for 4 years.
- Active member of National Honors Society.
- A four-year varsity player at GHHS.
- Team Captain (two years) for GHHS varsity team.
- All-District 1st Team.
- All-Conference Honorable Mention.
- All-Academic Award.
- Nine years of club soccer, with Midwest United FC (Premier level and MRL).
Coaching comment: "Dahlia is a very athletic and dynamic player who is expected to compete for an immediate spot in the LTU midfield".
COURTNEY MATHESON (Markham, Ontario)
High School: Bill Crothers Secondary School
Club Team: Masters Futbol Academy
Position: Full back or center back
Intended Major at LTU: Engineering
- Honor roll - 4 years, with a 90% average
- Captain of Masters Futbol Academy's Women's team
Coaching comment: "Courtney will add great defensive qualities to our program, in addition to a very competitive nature and upbeat personality".
LAUREN MEXICO (Madison Heights, Michigan)
High School: Lampere High School
Club Team: Michigan Jaguars
Position: Attacking Midfield
Intended Major at LTU: Biology
- GPA: 3.8
- All-State Third Team
- All-Regional Team
- All-District Team
Coaching comment: "Lauren is an extremely talented player who will add a high level of technical skills to our midfield, plus an ability to score great goals. She is a very exciting addition to the roster".
CAMRYN SAWICKI (Berkley, Michigan)
High school: Berkley High School
Club team: Liverpool FC
Position: Defensive/attacking center midfielder
Intended Major at LTU: Nursing
- GPA: 3.4
- Represented Berkley HS in All-League and All-District
- Two-year team captain at BHS
- ODP regional team member (2018)
Coaching comment: "Cam has excellent technical skills and plays well in tight spaces, and under pressure. She will add depth to the LTU midfield".