Mo Isom knows the odds are long, but with what she’s overcome in life, becoming LSU’s first female placekicker might not seem such a tall order.
Isom, who starred at Cobb County’s Lassiter High and has been the goalkeeper for the LSU women’s soccer team for the past four seasons, will continue a two-day tryout Wednesday. She tweeted about her first day’s performance Tuesday:
“Good 1st day of tryouts. Great initial height & good accuracy, just need a little more power from distance. Time to rest up & prep for tomorrow!”
“It’s hard to sleep when you’re living your dreams.”
LSU Coach Les Miles told the NOLA.com website that he didn’t see Isom kick Tuesday, but will be briefed by assistant athletic director Sam Nader.
Miles is expected to announce a decision on Thursday.
Isom tried out during spring practice and failed to make the team, but Miles promised her she could try again in the