Brizard on Ladd: “Chelsea is going to
be another one of those mainstays in the middle of the field.
We’re happy to have her back there. She’s a hard worker
and she will just keep fighting until there’s no one left
standing. She’s a smart player, she’s knows the game,
and we’re looking for good things from her.”
In 2011 (Freshman): Chelsea made her presence felt
as a freshman in 2011, signaling a bright future both defensively
and as an offensive threat. She played in 18 games and started
five, playing more than 600 minutes and finishing with one goal.
Chelsea scored her first collegiate goal against Longwood on Sept.
9, collecting the ball in the box and booting it past the keeper
for the game-tying score. She finished with four shots, two of
which were on goal, and posted a .250 shot percentage. She was
named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Chelsea played one year of high
school soccer as a midfielder at Vanden High School.
CLUB/ODP EXPERIENCE: Chelsea was a member of the San Juan Spirits
soccer club for all four years of high school with fellow signee
Courtney Dedrick. She was a member of the 2008 squad that earned
honors as the USYS Cal-North CYSA State Cup Championship team, the
USYS Far West Regional Championship team and the USYS National
PERSONAL: Daughter of Casey Ladd and Lissette
Viana… born October 30, 1993… full name is Chelsea
Joy Ladd… majoring in nursing.