OMAHA, Neb. – Brooke Ahl, a goalkeeper from the Roja High School team (coached by Mike O’Dell and Dave Henson), signed a national letter of intent to play soccer at Dean College. Ahl played her high school soccer at Elkhorn High School and has been part of the Roja squad since the fall of 2019.

Dean College is an NCAA Division III institution located in Franklin, Mass., and plays in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC).

Coach Mike O’Dell’s comments on Brooke’s commitment
“I got the opportunity to see Brooke play in a college showcase three years ago as a guest player for me. She is a talented player who needed the right coach to bring out the best in her.

“This fall, she joined our team and developed into a very steady keeper who will be a skilled collegiate player. I am proud of how much she has grown and excited to watch her play at Dean College this fall.”

Dean College Coach Ashley Magruda-Wood’s comments on Brooke’s commitment
“Brooke is a fearless goalkeeper with great technical abilities that will be a tremendous impact on our team come the fall. When I first spoke with her, I loved her passion for the game, and I am extremely excited to see what she will bring to the next level.”

Ahl On Her Commitment
“I chose Dean because I loved the atmosphere and the school itself. The school made me feel at home even though it is 1,427 miles away.”