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Proud Papa!

Discussion in 'Recruiting' started by poke44osu, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. poke44osu

    poke44osu Wrangler

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    Considering I spend so much time sharing thoughts and opinions on here about OSU recruiting, I just could not contain my excitement and figured I would share it with my fellow Pokes something a little different on the "recruiting" forum:
    Our kids tend to make us happy, but today mine made me happier than usual. My daughter (high school freshman) gave her verbal commitment to coach Charmicael and the Cowgirls soccer program! She is the youngest commitment they have ever received to what is turning into a GREAT program. When I asked her why so early...."dad, if I kept letting everone else recruit and offer me I would just be wasteing my time and theirs. This is MY Notre Dame or North Carolina."
    We all go back and forth over what FB or BB player is next to commit, and while I understand OSU Soccer is not high on everyone's list, its a huge deal for us and our daughter's future! ORANGE!!! Thanks for letting me beam with orange pride even if just for a minute!
  2. osuwhit

    A/V Subscriber osuwhit Cutting the grass and listening to Van Halen rap.

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    Congrats! :cowboy:
  3. pokes16

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    Congrats!!! :pistols:
  4. osu_cowboy_007

    osu_cowboy_007 Cowboy

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    Great job Poke44, raising your daughter right. :cowboy:
  5. PanhandleCowboy

    PanhandleCowboy Cowboy

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    Congratulations!! I have really become a Cowgirl soccer fan (soccer in general) over the last several years.
  6. GoPokes12

    GoPokes12 Wrangler

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    Great News! Congrats!
  7. okstate0303

    okstate0303 Cowboy

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    Awesome news! Congrats sir!
  8. 65POKE

    65POKE Wrangler

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    Wonderful story - Happy for your family and OSU!
  9. Cimarron

    Cimarron It's not dying I'm talking about, it's living.

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    Go Cowgirls! Wishing her great success!
  10. cowboyZ

    cowboyZ Cowboy

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    I am a big fan of the Cowgirls. This is a program we should all be proud of and congratulations to you and your daughter.
  11. Redhawk

    A/V Subscriber Redhawk Alright, Alright, Alright

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    Congrats! Sounds like she has been raised right.
  12. L-Town Poke

    L-Town Poke can you quack like a duck

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    congrats - what is this soccer you speak of ?
  13. CIA COWBOY

    CIA COWBOY Wrangler

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    Congrats!!!
  14. poke44osu

    poke44osu Wrangler

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    Thanks folks! I honestly wondered if anyone would even read it once it started talking about women's soccer. I am so happy that there are so many people like our family who would support a checkers team if one existed as long as they were wearing OSU Orange!! Thanks again, my daughter is going to be stunned by this when I show it to her and it will only validate her decision to an even higher level. Proud to be a Poke!!
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  15. jobob85

    A/V Subscriber jobob85 Cowboy

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    Congratulations. I think there is no greater source of pride than that which we get from our childrens accomplishments.

    POWER!!!

    Wow left hanging for almost a whole day.
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  16. teibbor

    Staff A/V Subscriber teibbor Moderator

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    Congrats but you are going to have to remind me in 4 years that she is your daughter. She is a better person that me because I would have been taking the free trips to Duke and UNC and wasted everyone's time and money.
    What position does she play? Any other girls from club or school team that she can help recruit?
    Congrats again
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  17. poke44osu

    poke44osu Wrangler

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    Our OSU staff does a great job recruiting, and there was a mention of wearing the gear and playing hard to promote......Not just here but nationally when she plays in Nike and Olympic Development events going forward.....I think thats pretty common because the same happened with her.
  18. Blackhawk Hockey

    Blackhawk Hockey gifs are good

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    This

    and congrats to her and your family! Tell them oSu needs a mens team :D
  19. fig96

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    Cool stuff, congrats :)

    I'd love to see more mens college teams in the south, the Big 12 and SEC are I believe the only major conferences that don't have mens programs while Texas has some of the best youth programs in the country.
  20. Hokey_Pokey

    Hokey_Pokey Cowboy

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    Yes, but that just hurts the recruiting base, because the really good players don't go to college ;)

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