Humboldt State

HSU soccer star signs pro contract

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Humboldt State Athletics

Former Humboldt State women’s soccer standout Katelin Talbert, is going pro.

On Monday, Talbert signed a professional contract with FHingar out of Finland

“Throughout Katelin’s career at Humboldt State, we saw her passion and love for the game in everything she did,” HSU assistant coach Taylor McMillin said. “Katelin always had a soccer ball with her and would kick it around wherever she had the opportunity. 

“We are incredibly proud of her and so happy she has signed with FHingar to continue her soccer career and reach her goal of playing professionally. The Humboldt State community will be cheering her on and we wish her the best of luck on her new journey.”

Talbert played for the Jacks from 2016 to 2019, starting in goal in 37 games, before graduating last May.

She posted a 1.24 goals against average. 

“I am very excited to start my pro career,” Talbert said. “It’s something I’ve wanted to do since I was young. I’ve always had such a huge passion for the game and nothing makes me happier than to be out on the field.”

The future FHingar goalkeeper had eight shutouts in goal during her career in the Green and Gold.

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