On Gold: Region 3 ODP player ... Very gifted midfielder who will fit well in the team's style of play ... Played for the Georgia state champion GSA club.
Club Team and ODP Experience: Has played three years for the Gwinnett Soccer Association '93 Red team ... Started all three years as a center midfielder and anchored a squad that has been ranked as high as seventh in the country ... The team has won the Georgia US Youth Soccer state championship six years in a row, been a Region 3 Premier League champion twice as well as runner-up twice ... Also helped lead her team to the finals of the USYS Southern Regional championships ... Member of the Georgia state ODP team and an invitee to the region camp each year since 2005 ... Member of the Region III team since 2008 ... Played for the Region III squad in the 2010 ODP Interregional tournament, as well as in the National Championships in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Competed in the 2009 ODP national tournament in New Orleans ... Won the tournament championship at an international tournament in Costa Rica in 2008 ... In 2010 and 2011 was named to the Top Drawer Soccer list of players to watch ... Has also been a Top Drawer Soccer "Top 100" selection in each of the past four years.
St. Pius X High School: Helped lead her team to consecutive state championships in 2010 and 2011 ... The team also won a 2010 US High School national championship ... Team captain as a senior ... Named to the All-Georgia state All-Star Team in 2011 as well as to the regional All-Star Team.
Personal: Born 4/2/93 in Toronto, Canada ... Younger of two children of Dr. Ben Gold and Wanda Gold ... Has an older brother, Christopher (21), who attends Stanford ... Plans to enroll in the Global Studies Program with an eye on concentrating in international communications.