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Seattle Soccer Examiner

Seattle Soccer Examiner

Sunday, August 10, 2008

All eyes on Viking sophomore striker Bardsley

by Ryan Piersol, www.SnoValleyStar.com

When Gibson Bardsley takes the soccer field as a Western Washington sophomore next month, he’ll do it wearing the same jersey as the rest of his teammates.

No red X on the back. No circle with a dot in the middle. No flashing lights.

Still, Bardsley will know better - there’s a target on his back.

“I was a little bit lucky this last season, because people didn’t know about me,” the Mount Si product said. “It’ll be a lot different this year.”

It will be so much different because of the freshman season Bardsley is following, a freshman season in which he was voted the team’s best offensive player and was named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year.

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