January 24 - Player of the Week


Sara Shibuya

TEAM – Winter World Cup, Argentina
COACH - Chris Powell 

POSITION - Striker

Herndon U13 All-Star

REASON FOR BEING SELECTED THE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sara is consistently one of the hardest working players on the field. In addition to her commitment to being the best player she can be, she has a competitive spirit with a can-do attitude.

How long have you been playing soccer?: About 3 years 

What were your first soccer experiences?: Started playing with clubs after school in elementary school.

Who is your favorite team?: None

Who is your favorite player?: Alex Morgan

What are your long-term goals as a soccer player?: Become a professional!

Do you have any siblings that play soccer?  What are their names and ages?: My sisters play as well…both older than me.

What is your favorite part of the game?: Winning and scoring goals!

What is your most memorable moment in soccer?: Scoring my first goal when I played Calypso (Herndon Travel Team).

What school do you go to?: Carson Middle School

What is your favorite subject in school?: Math

What is your favorite restaurant?: Home 😊

What is your favorite place to visit?: Audi Field – Home of the Washington Spirit and D.C. United.

Do you play other sports do you play?:  I dance Hip Hop