LVS20 Outlook, The Tradition Continues; Try-Outs Begin Monday
Try-outs for the 2019-2020 season begin on Monday morning with the fitness test at the stadium. Try-Outs continue through the following Tuesday and teams are announced on Wednesday, October 16th. CLICK HERE for try-out schedule.
The Nolan Catholic Women's Soccer Program has 702 wins since 1983, 4 State Championships, 33 Final Four Appearances & Regional Championships and 15 State Runner-Ups and consistently gains local, regional, and national respect. The LVS Experience is like no other. The expectations of the student-athletes at Nolan Catholic are extremely high, not because the standards are high, but because the individuals have a true competitive spirit.
History, tradition, success, consistency on and off the field along with selfless community service has put the Nolan Catholic Women's Soccer Team on the national map. Strength of schedule is second to none, hosting the nations #1 showcase, the National Elite Prep Showcase in its 18th year. With their annual trip to California to play the best of the west, the Lady Vikings are always up for a challenge. A healthy mix of their own district private school teams and the top UIL powerhouse public schools are always on tap each season.
We help identify player key qualities through an individual development plan for each player to help steer our LVSers down the appropriate development pathway. We are about progress and growth. We want to get better every day and in the end our players become better people on and off the field.
We take great pride in our program and the overall experience it provides for young ladies. Please let me know if you have any questions.
Current Players playing at the Next Level… (7)
Hannah Allred SMU Mustangs
Emily Keoughan Angelo State University Regan Hafer Christian Brothers
Mikayla Gamboa Spring Hill College
Sophie Bailey Spring Hill College
Gabbie Puente Texas Tech University
Koryn Brookshire Friends University
Former Professional and National Team Players... (2)
McKenzie Sauerwein ('10)
University of Missouri, FC Kansas City (NWSL), Thróttur Reykjavík / Iceland
Alex Rios ('11)
u17 Mexican National Team, FIFA u17 Women’s World Cup
LVS in the National Rankings
The Lady Vikings have gained national respect ever since 1999 when they were ranked for
the first time in program history. Each year since then they have bounced in and out of
polls for 19 of the past 22 years ranked as high as #3 in 2000.
LVS in the Classroom
Over the past 8 years the Lady Vikings Soccer Program has received the National Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award given to the team with a GPA of 3.2 or higher with an overall Team GPA of now less than a 3.60 each year. This past season, the Lady Vikings had a cumulative GPA of a 3.80.
Out of State Opponents over the past 5 years… 25 teams out of State between 3 states
LVS19 – CA (4), MN (1), and FL (1)
LVS18 – CA (4)
LVS17 – CA (4), FL (1)
LVS16 – CA (5)
LVS15 – CA (4) and FL (1)
LVS20 Out of State Opponents:
St. Thomas Aquinas (FL)
American Heritage (FL)
Lourdes Academy (FL)
Returning Varsity Players (14)
Returning Starting Varsity Players (7)
Freshman Starters from Last Year (3)
The core of the group for 2019 returns to take on one of the most difficult schedules in the country. The Lady Vikings host one of the top girls’ soccer high school showcases in the country, the National Elite Prep Showcase (NEPS) for the 18th year along with helping start a NEPS event in Florida, hosted by St. Thomas Aquinas. The following year the event will be hosted by IMG in Bradenton, FL.
Notable Non-District In-State Opponents:
Keller High School
Grapevine High School