UK Women's Soccer Gives Thanks

Nov. 23, 2009

Head Coach Jon Lipsitz
"It has been an exciting year full of changes and I am so happy to be at UK. There are many things for which I am thankful, many more than I can fit in one quote, a paragraph, or even on an entire page. But in the end it always comes back to one thing. I am thankful for my family. My wonderful wife and boys are at the core of everything I do. Thank you Kathryn, Zach and Max!"

Asst. Coach Aaron Rodgers
"I am most thankful for two healthy children and a supportive wife, for I could not do my job without her support!"

Kelly Browning (Milford, Ohio)...
"I am most thankful for my family and friends and well my blankie of course!!"

Laura Burton (Pleasanton, Calif.)...
"Mostly I am thankful for the people I'm surrounded with, whether it's over the phone, through Facebook, or the people sitting beside me. Each person in my life has made me into who I am today. I am so thankful for my UK family, my family in California, and all my friends who are always there for me!"

Jenna Goblirsch (Elizabethtown, Ky.)...
"I'm thankful for my family and friends, as well as the opportunity to be on the UK women's soccer team."

Sydney Hiance (Ft. Thomas, Ky.)...
"Definitely my family. I'd be so lost without them. I love them way too much!"

Cady Holbrook (Beavercreek, Ohio)...
"I am most thankful for the opportunities presented to me here at UK. It offers me a bright future which is something not everyone has the opportunity have."

Julie Hull (Cincinnati, Ohio)...
"I'm most thankful for my wonderful family!"

Kelsey Hunyadi (Dublin, Ohio)...
"I am thankful for my family and friends."

Ashley James (Baldwin, N.Y.)...
"I am most thankful for the hard times in life like when you hit rock bottom and nothing can get any worse. Without those times we would never grow up and become strong minded adults who can face any challenge given in life. `If mountains weren't rocky we could not climb them.'"

Catie Lester (Chattanooga, Tenn.)...
"I am most thankful for... my family."

Brandi Levi (Versailles, Ky.)...
"I am most thankful for my caring, loving family and the ability to be together this Thanksgiving. I'm truly blessed to have the family that I have and the friends I have made. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!!"

Laura Novikoff (Madisonville, Tenn.)...
"I'm most thankful for `Kids Night' at a local Italian eatery."

Cassie Ransdell (Lexington, Ky.)...
"I'm thankful for my family."

Taylor Ray (Durham, N.C.)...
"I am most thankful for my sweet family and encouraging friends!"

Emily Rogers (Sudbury, Ontario)...
"I'm thankful for my loving family and amazing friends! I also couldn't be more grateful for my soccer team and family here at UK!"

Alyssa Telang (Shelby Township, Mich.)...
"I am most thankful for my brothers. They are my heroes and my inspiration in life."