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Makena McDermott ‘23 Recruiting Profile

  • Wheat Ridge High School
  • DENVER, CO
  • Women's Soccer
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Makena McDermott's Women's Soccer Recruiting Profile
Club:
Real Colorado
Height:
5'10"
Weight:
140
Dominant Foot:
Left
Age:
17
Prim. Position:
GK

Personal Statement

My name is Makena McDermott and I am a 5’10” left-footed goalkeeper from Denver, Colorado. I am currently a rising Senior at Wheat Ridge High School, where I am ranked 8th in my class with a 4.41 weighted GPA and a 3.97 unweighted GPA. I play for REAL COLORADO’s OLYMPICO 05G team, and we will be moving from P1 to the USYS ELITE-64 National League in 2022-23 season. I also had the honor of being selected for the COLORADO SELECT ODP Player Pool in 2019.

Being a goalkeeper since age 8 has given me the confidence, perseverance, and skills needed to succeed in this high-pressure role. Over the years, I have developed my abilities to play under pressure, read the game, and be a leader to my teammates on the field. I have consistently been recognized for my foot skills, innate positioning within the goal and ability to inspire confidence from my teammates.

My goal is to play college soccer for a D1 school where I can succeed academically and also make a positive impact on the field. I am committed to working hard and being a positive force on any team I am privileged to be a part of.

Athletics

High School Information

  • Years w/ Varsity:
  • 1 year
  • 2021 Varsity Team
  • Jersey: #0
  • 2020 Junior Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #1

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 8 seasons
  • 2021 Real Colorado (CSA Champions League Premier 1)
  • Notes: '05 Girls Olympico team; part-time ECNL
  • Season Schedule
  • 2020 Real Colorado (CSA Champions League Premier 1)
  • Notes: Played for '05 Girls Olympico team (the club's top non-ECNL team for her age bracket); invited to train with ECNL keepers by the club's Director of Goalkeeping
  • Season Schedule
  • 2019 Colorado Select (ODP) (USYS ODP)
  • Notes: Selected for Travel Team Pool (top 2 keepers); traveled for 2 tournaments (team won 1)
  • Season Schedule
  • 2019 Real Colorado (CSA Champions League Premier 1)
  • Notes: Played for '05 Girls Olympico team (the club's top non-DA team for her age bracket)
  • Season Schedule
  • 2018 B-elite Academy (CSA Champions League Premier 3)
  • Notes: Played for ‘05 Girls team, which earned enough points to move to P2 in the following season; however, we decided to move clubs when Makena was recruited to play for Real Colorado's top non-DA P1 team
  • Season Schedule
  • 2017 B-elite Academy (CSA Centennial League Elite A)
  • Notes: Played for combined ‘04/‘05 team; changed clubs to train with former GK coach from Barcelona FC
  • 2016 Colorado RUSH (CSA Champions League Premier 3)
  • Notes: Played for ‘05 Girls Nero team
  • 2015 Wheat Ridge Avalanche (CSA Centennial League Elite A)

Coach References

  • Position Coach
  • Clint Baumstark
  • Position Coach
  • Devala Gorrick
  • Club Coach
  • Ryan Gearhart
  • Club Coach
  • Bud Harper

Additional Sports

  • Volleyball
  • 4 Years
  • Varsity Team

Academics

Grades

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High School Information

High School:
Wheat Ridge High School
State:
COLORADO
Phone:
(303) 982-7695

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. English, Geometry, Biology
AP Classes:
Yes. US History, World History, English
Registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center?
Yes

Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Award
    • National Honor Society
  • Award
    • Honor Roll
  • Award
    • Academic All State First Team (Volleyball 2021-2022)
  • Activity
    • Spanish Club
  • Activity
    • Volunteering (local clothes bank & GK coaching assistant for minis)

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