Kiel's Chris Christopherson Added To Lakeland College Soccer
March 31, 2004
Chris Christopherson, a midfielder from Kiel has committed to play soccer at Lakeland College next season. Christopherson capped an outstanding prep career at Kiel High School with a stellar senior season in which he scored 16 goals and dished off 20 assists.
Christopherson lead Kiel to an Eastern Wisconsin Conference and Regional Championship and was selected 1st team all-conference for his efforts. Christopherson, a three year starter at midfield, was the team captain this season. The Kiel High School soccer program is coached by John Adema.
Christopherson is a well rounded athlete as he is a four year performer in track and baseball and also earned two varsity letters in basketball. He placed 8th in the state in the 3200 relay last year and was a starter on the Kiel basketball team that won the 2003 Regional Championship.
Head Coach Marc Colwell commented, "Chris is a fast, skillful player that will be in the mix for time in the midfield. He needs to get bigger and stronger to handle the rigors of the college season. However, Chris comes from a well-coached and successful high school program which will help in his adjustment. "
Christopherson joins Kiel natives; freshman transfer Corey Petzold, sophomore defender David Radder, and 2003 Lake Michigan Conference Freshman of the Year Scott Kress on the Lakeland roster.