The University of Northern British Columbia Women’s soccer team took a big step towards bolstering its roster, officially committing Kalista Kirkness for the 2019-2010 Canada West season.
“Coming into this, I didn’t know a ton about UNBC, so being exposed to campus, and meeting some of the girls, everything clicked for me right away. Neil is an awesome coach, and seeing how much this team has grown was really important to me. To join a growing program where everyone is so connected is really cool.”
“Soccer has been my life since I was four years old. When Neil came and ran a session with our team, it became clear this was something I wanted to do. I pursued it, and to be a part of a varsity team like this is really amazing. I am really proud of being able to play at this level, and I am really excited.”
“Every time I see Kalista, she has grown enormously as a player. She has a true appetite to develop, and I am excited to see her continue to grow. As she continues to receive strong coaching through Coastal, I fully expect her to arrive in August fully ready to help us grow the program.”
“I really appreciate how technically they play, coming from the environment I currently play in. Being able to grow over the past year, and joining a program with shared values is important to me. I like how we play the game. They set a really high standard, so I am excited to work as hard as I can and, hopefully, see the field.”
“I am really looking to grow in my technical ability. I am a good passer, but I am looking to improve on my one-on-one skills. I love to release and get up on the attack. Plus, I am gritty. If someone hits, they can expect it back. I am excited.”