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