Prep Profile: Maddison Te Stroete, Fond du Lac

Prep Profile: Maddison Te Stroete, Fond du Lac


Prep Profile: Maddison Te Stroete, Fond du Lac


Fond du Lac’s Maddison Te Stroete has been a primary scorer for the Cardinals so far this year.

Fond du Lac’s Maddison Te Stroete has been a primary scorer for the Cardinals so far this year.

Fond du Lac, Senior, Girls Soccer



Sports Maddison competes in

Girls Soccer

Maddison’s week

The Fond du Lac senior scored four goals in a tournament hosted by Waukesha Catholic Memorial the weekend of April 25 and added two more last week in a tie against Oshkosh West and a win over Appleton Xavier. Te Stroete has emerged as a key player on a Cardinals squad playing well through the first month of the season.

All-time team sports achievement

Winning a state title with the Vis Major club soccer team last year

All-time individual achievement

Getting accepted to Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Ind., where she will play soccer

No. 1 athletic goal

Playing college soccer

Coach Brandon Petersen’s thoughts

“She’s always upbeat and positive. She always has a smile on her face, hard worker. Basically she’s that coach’s player. She’s going to go out, give 100 percent and always has that positive attitude. She works and plays by example and she’s one we want our younger girls to look up to. It’s good for them to see someone who’s very humble and doesn’t like the spotlight, but will step up and take the spotlight when she needs to.”

Maddison’s thoughts

“I’m hard-working and determined. If we need to win, I’ll pull out all the stops to make us win. I will go all out, all the time.”

Maddison’s favorites

Sport: Soccer

Pro/college athlete: (Former U.S. women’s soccer star) Mia Hamm and (current U.S. women’s soccer star) Alex Morgan

Pro/college team: Wisconsin Badgers football

Musical artist: Fall Out Boy

Song of all time: “Warriors” by Imagine Dragons

TV show: “Bones”

Movie: “She’s the Man”

Class: Human anatomy

Food: Spaghetti

Hobby: Drawing and painting

What if…

You could be any celebrity on earth for a week. Who would it be? (Current U.S. women’s soccer star) Hope Solo

You could listen to a song minutes before the biggest athletic event of your life to get you hyped. What would it be? “G.D.F.R.” by Flo Rida ft. Sage The Gemini and Lookas

You could meet one famous person, a non-athlete, who would it be? Brad Pitt

Quick Q&A

Who inspires you most? “I’d say my parents do because my dad is going back to college and he’s wanted to do this for a long time and I’m just really proud of him.”

What is your dream vacation destination? “Going back to Spain.”

Who’s the toughest opponent you have ever faced? “The Appleton North girls soccer team. We’ve never been able to beat them, but we’ve been close.”

What’s your No. 1 pet peeve? “I don’t like it when people chew with their mouth open.”

What do you want to do for a living? “I want to be an athletic trainer.”

Why are sports important to you? “It just keeps me fit and I enjoy playing them. I don’t know what I would do otherwise.”

Which Facebook or Twitter friend has the most interesting status updates and best photos? “My friend Cassie Lawniczak.”

What’s your strength as a person? “I’m pretty nice to people. I’m just nice in general. I don’t judge people.”

What do you still need to work on? “Getting out there. I’m kind of shy.”

Do you have any pre-game rituals? “I always put my shin guards on the wrong legs. I put them on opposite.”

Top person you follow on Twitter? SoccerGirlProblems (@SoccerGrlProbs)

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