Women's Soccer Adds Four Signees to Fall 2014 Roster
By ODU Athletics
Old Dominion University athletics has announced the addition of four outstanding women's soccer signees to the 2014 Fall squad, which will be coached by new head coach Angie Hind.
Joining the Lady Monarchs will be Deirdre Bradley, a 5-9 forward from Marple Newtown High School, in Newtown Square, PA., Natalie Johnson, a 5-10 center midfielder from Havelock High School in New Bern, NC., Karlie Kellstrom, a 5-9 defender from Woodbridge High School, Woodbridge, VA., and Rachel McEntire, a 5-8 midfielder from West Springfield High in Springfield, VA.
Bradley, considered a four-star recruit by topdrawer.com, was a member of three straight Eastern Pennsylvania state championship teams from 2009-2011, and competed for the Penn Fushion Soccer Academy club team. She participated in camps with the Irish U-17 women's national team and is ODU's first recruit to train at the national team level. Bradley considered offers from Syracuse and Ohio State before choosing ODU.
Johnson is a three-time member of the North Carolina Olympic development team and was a 2013 U.S. Soccer Federation regional member. She also competes as a member of the Jacksonville Area Soccer Association club program. She also had interest from UNC Charlotte and UNC Wilmington.
Kellstrom plays for the Prince William Soccer Courage, a well known club team in Northern Virginia that also participates in the U.S. Youth Soccer National League. A national honor society member, Kellstrom also considered James Madison and Boston University.
McEntire plays for the Braddock Road Youth Soccer Club, which also participates in the U.S. Youth Soccer National League. The midfielder previously played for McClean of the Elite Clubs National League and competed internationally in Spain as a member of the U.S. Region 1 U.S. Youth Soccer Association team. Considered a four-start recruit and the 13th best player in the Mid-Atlantic region by topdrawer.com, Rachel was also recruited by Kentucky, Miami (FL), Delaware, Rider, Manhattan and Florida International.