#6 Esther Soenksen | Midfielder

Height: 5-4

Year: Freshman

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

Previous School: Lincoln Lutheran

Major: Biology

High School
Prepped Lincoln Lutheran High School for head coach Dave Gosselin … lettered and started all four years at the varsity level … named honorable mention all-state as both a junior and senior … earned Lutheran All-American second team honors as a senior … collected academic all-state recognition all four years … received all-conference academic excellence laurels as a junior and senior … led the Warriors to a four-year record of 36-19 with one state playoff appearance … member of the National Honor Society and National Art Honor Society … named to the honor roll and high honor roll … earned the Visual Arts Award.

Born in Lincoln, Neb., on July 16, 1996 … daughter of Phil and Linda Soenksen … has six older siblings, Gideon, Kevin, Christopher, Timothy, Wendy and Jesse, and two younger siblings, Grace and Uriah … Gideon is a current member of the Concordia men’s soccer team, while Kevin and Timothy both played for two years as Bulldogs … enjoys camping, playing piano, caring for animals, babysitting, reading and art.