LCS grad Bri Folds drafted by women’s pro soccer champs
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The Ledger, by: Roy Fuoco – Posted Jan 17, 2020 at 1:27 PM (Updated Jan 18, 2020 at 8:19 AM)
Bri Folds, who starred at Auburn, was drafted in the fourth round, No. 36 overall, by the defending champion North Carolina Courage of the National Women’s Soccer League on Tuesday in the 2020 NWSL Draft.
Bri Folds’ goal in high school was to play professional, but she wasn’t sure how realistic that goal was. Playing Division I women’s soccer, she said, was more realistic.
Playing professional, however, is no longer a fantasy.
The Lakeland Christian grad, who starred at Auburn, was drafted in the fourth round, No. 36 overall, by the defending champion North Carolina Courage of the National Women’s Soccer League on Tuesday in the 2020 NWSL Draft.
Folds, 21, is the first player from Polk County to be drafted by the NWSL, and she is the second Polk player to taken by an NWSL team this offseason. In December, George Jenkins grad Jessie Scarpa, who played college soccer at North Carolina, signed with the Washington Spirit.