Provence playing well at Oglethorpe

Published 8:14 am Friday, December 21, 2012

Aubrie Provence

Former outstanding Bainbridge High School Lady Cats soccer player Aubrie Provence, the daughter of Dan and Bonnie Provence of Bainbridge, has just completed her first season of play with Atlanta’s Oglethorpe University Lady Stormy Petrels.

The starting center midfielder for coach Alan Woods’ Oglethorpe team, she scored six goals in 14 games.

“Coach Woods has really helped me improve my game,” she said, during a visit home this week. “He’s played at many levels and has a great knowledge of the game,

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“He played college soccer at Notre Dame and Clemson and played in the MLS for eight seasons. He also played Olympic soccer at the China games.”

Provence’s Bainbridge High School coach Chip Ariail, and her Middle Georgia coach Vinny Gill, both describe her as an outsanding student athlete who maintains a high-grade point average while excelling on the field. Provence played for Middle Georgia for two years and then transfered to Oglethorpe.

“Aubre is a very dedicated soccer player,” Ariail said.

“She has really matured at the college level,” Gill said.

In January, she will be a legislative intern for Georgia State Rep. Darlene Taylor.