Position
Defender
Height
5'8
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Austin, Texas
High School
William B. Travis HS

JUNIOR SEASON (2008)
One of seven Tigers to start all 20 matches during the 2008 season … A left back who was a member of the top defensive unit in the SEC … Helped the Tigers post a league-best 0.82 goals against average, while also limiting opponents to a league-low 0.85 goals per game … A key contributor in the Tigers run to its second-straight SEC Western Division championship and second-straight at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament …Attempted one shot on the season … Earned her third varsity letter.

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007)
Played 14 games during the 2007 season while making three starts … Cracked the playing rotation in the defensive midfield and along the back line … Scored her only goal of the season in a 5-0 shutout of McNeese State on Sept. 14 … Also recorded an assist in LSU’s 4-1 win over Miami on Sept. 8 … Finished the season with three points … Attempted just one shot with one shot on goal on the season … Missed 10 games in the middle of the season with a severe ankle injury … Earned her second varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006)
Sat out the entire 2006 season while rehabbing a torn medial collateral ligament in her right knee following reconstructive surgery in June 2006 … Received a redshirt and competed as a sophomore in 2007.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Played in 15 games while getting the starting nod in 14 as a freshman … Finished the season with two goals and one assist for a total of five points … Led all LSU freshmen in goals scored … Scored her first career goal in LSU’s 2-0 shutout of Belmont on Sept. 9 … Scored the game-winning goal in LSU’s 4-0 shutout of Jackson State on Sept. 11 … Attempted six shots on the season, including three shots on goal, with a team-leading shot percentage of .333 … Missed five games in the middle of the season due to a sprained MCL in her right knee … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Finished a decorated career at William B. Travis High School in 2005 … Earned first-team all-district 26-4A and Team MVP honors as a senior … Was a member of the All-Texas Team from 2001-04 … A two-time first-team All-Bayou Region selection and Bayou Region MVP in 2003 … Played club soccer for the Austin Warriors … Led club team to the 2001 and 2004 Texas Club State Championship … Was a member of the 2001 Texas State Olympic Developmental Program Team … Also starred on the volleyball court in high school … Named first-team all-district 26-4A and District 26-4A MVP in volleyball as a senior … Earned first-team all-district 25-5A and District 25-5A MVP in 2003.

PERSONAL
Full name is Veronica Lynn Godbolt … Born on April 2, 1987 … Parents are Michael and Patricia Godbolt … Has an older brother, A.J., who has played professionally in Major League Soccer … Has a younger sister, Jordan, who plays soccer for the Texas Longhorns … Graduated from William B. Travis High School.

 

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