Panther of the Week: Taina Anglade

tainaLast Friday, history was made within the ranks of Georgia State women’s soccer when freshman Taina Anglade was invited in train with the Haitian National Team this past weekend in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Anglade is the first women’s soccer player from Georgia State to be invited to train with a national squad.

Anglade was born in New Jersey, but now calls Milton, Georgia home. She played her high school soccer for Alpharetta High as well as Cambridge High in Milton. Along with having the chance to play for various traveling teams in Georgia, she also was part of the Georgia Olympic Development Program in 2012 and 2013.

Last April, she signed a National Letter of Intent to play for Georgia State in 2014. As a true freshman with the Panthers, she started all 20 games and contributed on the defensive side to six Georgia State shutouts.