"I made VWC my top choice because I had the opportuniy to play field hockey, be in environment where education was my number one priority, and have the ability to go to the beach!"
Selected VWC over BYU-Idaho
VWC Career Statistics
Academic Dean's Scholarship recipient
Participated in Field Hockey, Soccer, and Track & Field in High School
Captain of Field Hockey team senior year
2010 All-Tournament Team Sunset League
Three year varsity member in Field Hockey
National Honor Society
Daughter of Francyne and Patrick Gold
Has one brother, Branden, and two sisters, Heather and Shelby, the latter a student at Everest College
Enjoys country music, John Mayer, the band Maroon Five, and the TV series "30 Minute Meals" and "Modern Family"
Favorites include the books "It's Not About the Bike" and "My Journey Back to Life" and the movie "Miracle"
A fan of soccer player Didier Drogba and celebrity Pippa Middleton
Enjoys the soccer team Chelsea FC and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team
Self-description in 10 words or less: "Driven, honest, independent, goofy, and sassy."
My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "To be able to see personal growth, physically and mentally, and to be able to have a bond with other athletes."
The part of my game I've improved the most is: "Defensive skills and being patient."
My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "To be able to make a difference on the field from the moment I step in to the moment I step off."
If I could spend a day with one famous person it would be: "Alice Paul because she had a great impact on women's rights in the 20th century."
If I could participate in a reality show it would be: "The Real Housewives of New Jersey because they're always cooking great Italian food."
If I could have one superpower it would be: "Flying, so that I could beat traffic."
People might be surprised to know: "I used to shop in the boy's section at Target when I was in elementary school."
It's the year 2025 and: I'll have graduated with a criminal justice degree and be working in law enforcement. Hopefully, I'll be cooking for my good looking husband and four kids in our house in Southern California."
The most important advice I've received is: "It's hard to do the right thing but you have to live with yourself, no one else can judge you." --Coach Leigh Morrison