Player reactions to the week
Samantha Diget, 14, of Kalamazoo, MI, enjoyed her trip to Florida.
“I learned that we all come from different places, but we all have skills and we can come together,” said Diget, a defender on the 2005 Midwest team. “The beginning was hard because you don’t know anyone, but after you start to connect and bond you got closer and starting doing better and winning games.”
2006 Midwest team midfielder Hailee Christensen had to adjust to coming off the bench for the regional team.