Athlete of the week: Jordyn Huitema, soccer

The 15-years-old striker is one of the youngest players on the Under-17 Canadian National Team.

15-year old Chilliwack striker scored an early goal to lead Canada to victory at the U-17 Women's World Cup

Seventeen-year-old Jordyn Huitema of Chilliwack, B.C., will soon need to make a decision whether to attend college or take her burgeoning soccer career to the professional level. (Soccer Canada)

Name: Jordyn Huitema

Age: 15

Hometown: Chilliwack

Teams: Canadian U-17 national team, Whitecaps FC Girls Elite

Latest Achievement: Huitema scored the opening goal in team Canada's 3-2 win over Cameroon Friday at the U-17 Women's World Cup in Irbid, Jordan. Canada's next game is Monday versus Germany.

Story: The striker is one of the youngest players on the Under-17 Canadian National Team. Two years ago she scored the penalty shoot-out goal that won Canada the gold medals at the CONCACAF Under-15 Championships. Earlier this year Huitema had a chance to train with the Senior Women's National team and her idol, Christine Sinclair.