The Roar

Freshman to Watch: Femi Alabi

Back to Article
Back to Article

Freshman to Watch: Femi Alabi

Freshman Femi Alabi made the boys varsity soccer team due to his determination. He is a starting defender playing alongside two senior captains. His coach Stephane Longchamp noted Alabi’s natural leadership and high expectations as reasons behind what makes him soccer’s Freshman to Watch.

Why did you recommend him for this?

SL: “He is hardworking, and he expects everyone around him to put in the same level of effort.”

What kind of energy does he bring to the team?

SL: “During preseason workouts, one of the things that stood out about Femi is his natural leadership ability. This season he has been a starter on defense, and has helped keep our team competitive.”

What surprised you about this athlete?

SL: “This year, he’s playing next to two seniors, who are also captains.”

What do you hope to see them improve in their next three years here?

SL: “My hope is that they will help him continue to grow in his leadership because he has the potential to be a captain. He also has aspirations to be Division 1 soccer in college, so I hope to be able to challenge him to get better mentally and physically. Considering the desire and determination he has shown so far, I believe he will get there.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Navigate Left
  • Freshman to Watch: Femi Alabi

    Athlete Features

    Ready for Radford

  • Freshman to Watch: Femi Alabi

    Athlete Features

    Senior Andrew Gerhart Commits to Mary Washington

  • Freshman to Watch: Femi Alabi

    Athlete Features

    Amaya Johnson Commits to William and Mary for Track

  • Freshman to Watch: Femi Alabi

    Athlete Features

    Freshman to Watch: Owen Copeland

  • Freshman to Watch: Femi Alabi

    Athlete Features

    Field Hockey Creating Future Collegiate Athletes

  • Freshman to Watch: Femi Alabi

    Athlete Features

    Kate of All Trades

  • Freshman to Watch: Femi Alabi

    Athlete Features

    Freshman to Watch: Janika Perezous

  • Freshman to Watch: Femi Alabi

    Athlete Features

    Grace Hyde Commits to VCU

  • Freshman to Watch: Femi Alabi

    Athlete Features

    Freshman to Watch: Lauren Turner

  • Freshman to Watch: Femi Alabi

    Athlete Features

    Serena Farmer Verbally Commits to Shenandoah

Navigate Right
The student news site of Potomac Falls High School