At Nebraska Soccer Talk, we love covering everything soccer related. For the most part, that means covering games and providing analysis/opinions. However, our overall mission and purpose is far reaching and ambitious. Our goal is to bring the soccer community closer together through collaboration and communication. There are countless people that deserve recognition for their efforts as a player, official, or coach. Throughout the season, we will be highlighting these individuals through our Get To Know Me articles.
This will be a series made up of three different components. All of which are meant to bring attention to the soccer community.
- Get To Know Me (Coach Edition) – These individuals are responsible for building their programs, growing the game of soccer, and mentoring the next generation. We look forward to learning about their lives and philosophies.
- Get To Know Me (Player Edition) – This article series will focus on high school juniors and seniors that have demonstrated themselves to be quality players and people. With these features, our community will learn about some of the most impressive players in the state.
- Future of the Game – This article series will focus on the freshmen and sophomore classes. These are players that we will be covering for years to come.
Thank you to every individual that provided information for this idea. We appreciate your thoughtful and timely responses.
KIMMEE (KIMBERLEE) DAVENPORT
Parent(s)/Guardian(s): CHARLES & LORI DAVENPORT
High School Soccer Team: BELLEVUE WEST SR HIGH SCHOOL-GIRLS TEAM
Position: RIGHT/LEFT-CENTER BACK
Club Team: SPORTING OMAHA FC 04 PRIEMER
What is your favorite subject in school?
BIOLOGY, THE BODY HAS ALWAYS MADE THE MOST SENSE TO ME.
What are your future plans?
I WANT TO MAJOR IN NURSING. I AM NOT OPPOSED TO PLAYING SOCCER IN COLLEGE I WOULD LOVE TOO, BUT IT DOES NOT MAKE IT OR BREAK IT FOR ME.
Who’s your favorite soccer player and why?
BECKY SAUERBRAUNN, ONE OF MY COACHES SAID I HAD THE SAME PLAYING STYLE AS HER AND SHE WAS MY FAVORITE EVER SINCE.
Throughout your high school career, you have undoubtedly learned many lessons and matured as a player. Based on those lessons and experiences, give three pieces of advice to your freshman self.
CHANGE IS GOOD
EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON
DON’T TAKE EVERYTHING TO HEART
Who has helped you become the player that you are today? How did they help you? Is there anything you would like to tell them?
MY FIRST SELECT COACH MITCH KAVANAGH. HE SHAPED ME INTO THE AGGRESSIVE LEADER OF A PLAYER I AM TODAY. I WOULD LIKE TO THANK HIM FOR ALWAYS BELIEVING IN ME AND PUSHING ME TO DO MY BEST.
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