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Lia Godfrey

F/MF
Position
5'4''
Height
Freshman
Class
Fleming Island, Fla.
Hometown
Fleming Island High School
High School

PREP AND CLUB CAREER
• Ranked as the No. 10 player in the IMG Academy Rankings by Top Drawer Soccer
• Played club soccer for the United Soccer Alliance DA
• 2016 U17 Women’s World Cup – US Youth National Team (competed with U17’s as a 14-year-old)
• In 2016 she became the youngest U.S. player to ever compete in a World Cup when she was with the U17 team
• U19 US Youth National Team
• U.S. Soccer Development Academy – East Region Player of the Year
• U.S. Soccer Development Academy – East Region Best XI team
• U20 US Youth National Team Player Pool
• Also competed with the U.S. U-15 and U-16 Teams
• Two-time United Soccer Coaches All-America selection (2017, 2019)
• Also played club soccer for the Jacksonville FC Storm ECNL team (2015-2017) and Clay Count Sol (2013-17)

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Tim and Stefannie Godfrey
• Has an older sister, Britney, and a twin brother, Garret
• Father, Tim, ran cross country for South Florida (1983-84)
• Graduated in the top 1 percent of her class – fifth out of 513 students at Fleming Island High School
• Earned an Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Diploma/Cambridge Scholar with Distinction
• Also an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction