Alyssa Weisner – Sweeper, Wing
Weisner was an elite player for Windsor who had exceptional defensive prowess and offensive ability to boot. She finished last season with 9 goals and 9 assists for the Owls. Weisner was named All-Conference in 2018 and was All-District in both 2018 and 2019. She will be attending St. Louis Community College in the fall where she will continue her playing career with the Archers women’s soccer team.
Interview with Windsor Head Coach Mike Hutchison:
Reiser was set to be a four-year varsity starter for DeSoto and has been one of the team’s best players throughout her time with the Dragons. She was named All-Conference last year in addition to being named All-District all three years she competed. On top of being a talented soccer player, Reiser was also a two-year varsity starter for the DeSoto volleyball team. She will be attending Harding University in the fall to study mathematics.
Coleman was going to be a four-year varsity starter for the Dragons soccer team this spring and has been a staple of DeSoto soccer since her time at the school, serving as the boys’ soccer team manager in addition to playing for the girls. She is also a very talented singer, spending three years with the varsity choir. Coleman will be attending Lindenwood University in the fall to study business and will be the school’s women’s soccer team manager.
Patterson was going to be a four-year starter for the DeSoto varsity soccer team this spring. She always carried a quiet presence on the field and was consistently in the gym working to get better. She has been on the Honor Roll all four years at DeSoto and will be attending the University of Missouri – St. Louis in the fall to study nursing.
Young was poised to be a four-year starter for the DeSoto varsity soccer team this spring. In addition to being a terrific soccer player, Young was also a four-year varsity player for softball and a three-year varsity player for basketball. She has tremendous speed that she utilized across all the sports she played. Young will be attending Mineral Area College in the fall to study criminal justice.
Duffner would have been a three-year varsity starter for DeSoto this spring and has been one of the team’s most versatile players, playing multiple positions for the Dragons. She always displayed great passion for the game of soccer and was consistently looking to improve. Duffner will be attending Jefferson College in the fall.
Nelson was set to be a three-year varsity starter for the Dragons this year. She was a natural teacher on the field for DeSoto, directing traffic and instructing other players throughout her tenure. Nelson will be attending Jefferson College in the fall and will be studying to become an early childhood education teacher.
Smith was set to be a two-year varsity player for DeSoto this spring. She was a bulldog for the Dragons, always going 100 miles per hour with tremendous tenacity and toughness. Smith is the vice president of the senior class at DeSoto and will be attending Missouri State University in the fall to study political science.
O’Harver was joining the DeSoto soccer program for the first time this season. As primarily a track and cross country runner, the Dragons planned to utilize her tremendous running ability and endurance on the field. O’Harver will be attending the College of the Ozarks in the fall where she will be studying secondary education in chemistry in addition to running cross country.
Bourisaw was going to be playing soccer at DeSoto for the first time this spring. She was a four-year member of the dance, choir and drum line for the Dragons. Bourisaw will be attending Jefferson College in the fall to study business.
Interview with DeSoto Head Coach Nate Reiser: