Posted by: Staff | 10.14.2010

The Price is Right at BCDS Boys’ Varsity Goalie

DOM SMITH ’13

David Price ’14 came by to discuss his past, present, and future soccer career.

 

Price '14 drop kicks the ball across the field

 

Only four games into the season the freshman starting goalie has already made a name for himself with two great wins and two very close losses. As well as information about David, this interview includes helpful advice for those who are trying to be recruited for high school and college soccer.

How long have you played soccer?
Since I was six years old.
What position do you play?
Goal keeper.
Where did you go to school before Beaver?
Needham high school.
How did you get noticed by Beaver?
The team’s coach contacted my parents.
What were some of the other schools you looked at?
Rivers and BB&N.
Why did you choose Beaver?
I didn’t like the coach at BB&N, and the discussion style teaching at Beaver was a better fit from me.
What are some differences between Beaver soccer and where you have played before?
The style of play is different, the mentality and work rate differs between kids, and the kids on our team are bigger.
What advice would you give someone looking to get recruited by a school like Beaver?
Keep your grades up, focus, show interest in schools, contact coaches, and try to get the coaches to see you play.
Do you play for teams outside of beaver?
FC Greater Boston Bolts Development academy.
Do you plan on playing in college?
I plan on playing D1 in college.
How do you plan to get noticed by colleges?
Contacting coaches, having them see me play, playing at college showcases, keeping my grades up, and playing well.
What are your goals in soccer that you hope to accomplish at Beaver?
Continue getting better and developing my game, and becoming an all EIL player.

Price '14 sends the ball downfield

Is soccer you favorite sport to watch?
No, I like to watch basketball and Football, then soccer.
What do you do to stay in shape during the off season?
Playing club soccer, I go to CATZ 4 times a week, and I do goalie training with my club coach as well.

FUN QUESTIONS:
Favorite movie: Step Brothers, The Other Guys, and The Hangover
Favorite TV show: Entourage
Favorite candy: Obviously Sour Patch kids
Favorite subject in school: History and Math
Avatar, Good or Bad? Good but too long
Gatorade or Powerade? Gatorade
Coke or Pepsi? Coke
Anything else you’d like to say? Come see us play!

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