Pack to welcome homegrown striker
The TRU WolfPack women’s soccer team did not have to look far to find a striker.
TRU will welcome Westsyde secondary graduate Taylor Miller to the program this season.
“I’ve lived here my entire life and know what a great school TRU is and wanted to stay home and play for my hometown,” Miller said.
Pack head coach Tom McManus has seen what Miller, a Kamloops Youth Soccer Association (KYSA)product, can do on the field.
“Taylor can play as a wide midfielder or as a striker,” he said.
“She has been a big part of the rep program for KYSA over the past number of years and I am confident that she will come in fit and be ready for success.”
Miller had interest from Qwest University of Squamish, Concordia University of Quebec and Carleton University of Ottawa, but she chose to stay in the River City.
Pack training camp is scheduled to get underway on Aug. 15.
Miller, who led her under-18 KYSA rep squad in scoring last season, has been preparing for camp with personal trainer Crosby Dorais.
The striker knows she might not crack the starting lineup in her first year, but that won’t quell her enthusiasm.
“I wouldn’t be disappointed if I don’t start right away,” she said.
“I have to earn that place. It would be amazing if I even got playing time this year.”