Lakeland women's soccer signs Tabler

Lakeland women's soccer signs Tabler

Lakeland women's soccer coach, Steve Sivik, is pleased to announce the signing of Mercedes Tabler. The Jefferson High School product lettered in soccer for 4 years. She was named 2nd team all-conference and 2nd team all-county her junior year and followed that up by being named 1st team all-conference and all-county her senior year. Tabler is also a 2 year captain. This season, she helped Jefferson win it's first play-off game in school history as they beat Villa-Angela St. Joseph's 2-1. Coach Sivik adds, "We are pleased to sign Mercedes. She's very athletic and we feel that she can add some important depth to our mid-field - and possibly other areas. I expect her to compete for playing time quickly."

Getting to know Mercedes:

  • She has played high school softball, ran cross country, and was a cheer captain. This year she plans to add track to her resume.
  • Favorite Food: Mac and Cheese
  • Intended major: Biotechnology Science