Grand Rapids Football Club has added three more players to the 2017 UWS squad. The club announced that Defenders Monreau Devos, Sierra Grodsinsky, and Alexis Fricke have been signed to the Women’s team.
Devos, a Junior at Wake Forest University, will wear number 25. The center back has made 49 appearances in her three years for the Demon Deacons.
“I am beyond excited to be able to join the first GRFC Women’s team this summer” said Devos. “I believe that this is an incredible opportunity to prepare me for my final season with Wake Forest University this fall. Not only will I be given the opportunity to play against some of the best competition, I will also be blessed to work and play with the people who made me the player I am today. These amazing girls and coaches are the reason I love this game. I look forward to returning the favor to this formative program!”
Grodsinsky, a Sophomore at Oakland University, will wear number 27. She started al 20 games for the Golden Grizzlies this fall, being named to the All-Horizon Freshman team.
“I am so grateful to get such an amazing opportunity to be apart of this team” said Grodsinsky. “I am looking forward to contributing to the GRFC team, achieve some personal goals, as well as build new friendships. I could not be more excited.”
Fricke, a Sophomore at Bowling Green University, will wear number 22. The wingback has made 38 appearances in two years for the Falcons.
“I am extremely honored and excited to be able to play and be a part of the GRFC Women’s soccer team for their first year” said Fricke. “This is such a great opportunity to train and compete with the best players in West Michigan, along with being in my home town. I am looking forward to being reunited with former teammates and coaches.”
About the UWS:
United Women’s Soccer (UWS) was formed late in 2015. The charter members of UWS felt there was a gap in the development of the female soccer player between the collegiate game and the professional & international game. A dedicated Tier 2 league was needed and UWS will fill that gap with a summer competitive season that will help the collegiate player evolve & enhance their game for fall competition while giving the post-collegiate player a chance to further develop for the professional & international ranks.