Laurel Ramer named Ms. Soccer Minnesota

Posted at: 11/11/2012 11:04 PM

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- Laurel Ramer scored her 100th career goal in dramatic fashion.

A tie game with seven seconds left in the section title match, Ramer let off the shot that sent the Komets to state. Unbelievable plays like that are why the senior is this year's Class A Ms. Soccer Minnesota.

"It was definitely a surprise," said Ramer. "There are so many deserving players in the state for it, and there's not much recognition down here in Southeastern Minnesota. I didn't expect to get it at all so it was a big shock."

While Ramer said she was shocked, the honor was very well-deserved.

"100 goals for a career at the center midfielder position is very impressive," said Komets head coach Chris Soderberg. "I think the biggest things with Laurel is she's just a team player. She works so hard at it, she plays all year round, and for a girl from Kasson-Mantorville to win this award, it's a very big deal."

"For our small community to have someone named Ms. Soccer, I was really proud," said Laurel's mom Amy. "I hope it gives younger girls inspiration to work hard and dream big."

Laurel set the bar high for the future of KM soccer, but her time as a Komet has come to a close.

"It's exciting but I'm ready to move on and try something new, I'm excited for that," the senior said.

Her name though, will now always be etched in Minnesota high school soccer history.