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ASU Soccer: Former Sun Devil Christina Edwards signs with professional team in Germany

Christina Edwards signs with Borussia Bocholt

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Former Arizona State women’s soccer player Christina Edwards has taken her talents across the globe to play for Regionalliga West league team, Borussia Bocholt, in Germany.

During her time as a Sun Devil, Edwards played four years as a forward and midfielder for the squad and she participated in a total of 67 games.

Edwards scored six goals and dished out four assists to her teammates. Edwards also had a total of 46 shots before the end of her ASU soccer career in December of 2019.

The native of Bend, Oregon graduated with two degrees with honors in Spanish and Psychology in 2019.

Prior to her graduation, Edwards told the university that she planned and predicted to play in Europe after her education career was over, “I am extremely excited for the numerous doors that lay ahead of me after graduation. I may go play professional soccer in Europe,” Edwards said.

And her plans and prediction turned into fruition when she signed for Borussia Bocholt.

Edwards being presented with her new team, Borussia Bocholt alongside her new coaches.
Borussia Bocholt

Borussia Bocholt was established in 1960 but their notable women’s team wasn’t founded until 2004. Since their establishment, the team has being competing for higher level soccer every season, seeking promotion to the next level.

In 2004, Borussia started in the Kreisliga and after two successful titles that included silverware, that promoted them to play in the Niederrheinliga for five seasons.

In their short history, Borussia have been a competitive team trying to win the Lower Rhine Cup, which they have been runner-ups twice (2007 and 2010).

They have been also crowned champions of the cup twice in 2008 and 2012. Due to those two championships, Borussia has qualified for the women’s DFB-Pokal cup, which is the main women’s club competition in Germany.

The team reached their highest accomplishment in 2011 by winning the Lower Rhine’s highest league and promotion to the Regionalliga West league (III), where they have played ever since.