Senior Spotlight: Traverse City West’s Holfels Heads to Lawrence Tech

MISportsNow is putting the spotlight on northern Michigan high school senior student-athletes who had their seasons cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Traverse City West senior Grant Holfels is getting another opportunity to continue his soccer and academic careers.

After leading the Titans to a MHSAA Division 1 state runner-up finish in 2019, Holfels will join Lawrence Tech after receiving a scholarship offer.

Grant Holfels VoHolfels was surprised by LTU’s offer, but is excited and ready for the opportunity to continue his soccer career.

“I was just so excited to get the jersey back on and get the cleats back on,” Holfels said. “My coach said the same thing, he said I’m super excited to see you back in a jersey. I would say I’m just excited to meet the team. I’ve always played with my close buddies and all the people I’ve grown up with, so it’s really cool to play for something more than just yourself.”

Holfels plans to pursue a degree in aviation.

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