I truly believe that everything happens for a reason, and as long as you have faith in that, positivity and optimism comes naturally. I am a country born girl, raised on an acreage in a a small town in Alberta named Stony Plain. Sports have always been a way of life for my family and I, and soccer has been my passion since the first day I kicked a ball. Through soccer I have been fortunate enough to get a university education, play professionally, represent my country, and inspire young children to pursue their dreams. There have been rough times along the way, and for that I am grateful to have such an amazing support system through my family and friends. I hope to continue to pursue my passion for as long as I am able to, and at the same time, give back to all those who have been a part of my journey.