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Feb, 2018

20 Iowa Rush Soccer Club Players Commit to Play Collegially

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                      02/08/2018

Rush Players Sign National Letters of Intent

ANKENY, Iowa (Feb. 8, 2018) — The Iowa Rush Soccer Club is proud to announce the class of 2018 college commitments, which includes a number of local standouts.  The class of 2018 consists of twenty elite who have chosen to continue their soccer careers at the collegiate level. Their commitments represent schools at the NCAA Division I, Division II, Division III, and NAIA levels.  Below are the names of the players and their respective schools. 

 

IOWA RUSH SOCCER CLUB – CLASS OF 2018

FIRST NAME

LAST NAME

High School

COLLEGE

DIVISION

Olivia

Brown

Ankeny Centennial High School

University of Nebraska

NCAA Division I

Xoe

Etling

Southeast Polk High School

University of Wisconsin – Green Bay

NCAA Division I

Ben

Frazee

Ames High School

Wartburg College

NCAA Division III

Kelly

Friedrich

Ames High School

Minnesota State – Mankato

NCAA Division II

Anna

Forsyth

Newton High School

University of Northern Iowa

NCAA Division I

McKenzie

Geiger

Ankeny Centennial High School

Augustana University

NCAA Division II

Megan

Gray

Ankeny Centennial High School

University of Minnesota

NCAA Division I

Alex

Keninger

Ankeny Centennial High School

Wartburg College

NCAA Division III

Musa

Kipendo

Des Moines North High School

Mount Mercy University

NAIA

Alexis

Legg

Ankeny High School

Augustana University

NCAA Division II

Marissa

Lopez

Ankeny Centennial High School

Wartburg College

NCAA Division III

Nahomi

Lopez

Ankeny Centennial High School

Tiffin University

NCAA Division II

Miya

McAntire

Brooklyn Guernsey Malcolm Jr. Sr. High School

Clarke University

NAIA

Hailey

Osburn

Ankeny High School

Wartburg College

NCAA Division III

Justine

Pearson

Bettendorf High School

William Smith College

NCAA Division III

Abigail

Reding

Grinnell High School

Loras College

NCAA Division III

Laina

Routson

Ankeny High School

Truman State University

NCAA Division II

Cassie

Smith

Ballard Community High School

Grand View University

NAIA

Riley

Whitaker

Ankeny High School

University of Iowa

NCAA Division I

Logan

Ziegler

Burlington High School

Illinois State University

NCAA Division I



 With these commitments, Iowa Rush has assisted over 120 athletes reach the next level of competition—including several now playing in three of the Power Five Division I conferences. 

“Today marks the culmination of years of hard work, dedication and sacrifice,” says Daryl Brazeau, “As the Senior Girls Director I am thrilled to see so many of our players continue their careers in college. I want to thank the parents, family members and coaches for the support and guidance they have given these girls over the years. Ladies this is your day, enjoy the moment as you have most definitely earned it.”

 “These young men and women have certainly made their coaches, parents, and community proud,” says Kirk Artist, Senior Boys Director, “Congratulations and Iowa Rush will always be supporting you.”

Iowa Rush offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of players and families of all ages, abilities and interest. This includes introductory clinics for children as young as three all the way up to elite competition.

Executive Director, Paul Fabry comments, “Congratulations to the class of 2018 and the players that are going to continue pushing their game at the next level.  It is truly a great feeling to be a part of their path up to this point and we know that they will continue to represent the Iowa Rush positively in all they do on the field and off in the years to come.  It is due to their persistence, dedication and drive to be their best since they started kicking a soccer ball that they are earning this great opportunity.  Keep fueling the passion and drive for the game and great things will continue to come your way!  We are extremely proud of each and every one of them and wish them the best along the way!”

Iowa Rush Soccer Club is committed to providing an unrivaled soccer experience for players of all abilities and age levels.  The club teaches life lessons to further the athlete’s growth inside the game and out, through core-values, sportsmanship and community outreach.  All players are given the opportunity to maximize their potential, realize their dreams and cultivate a passion for the game.  Through quality coaching, sound leadership and the connection with the world-wide Rush organization, Iowa Rush Soccer Club will work to be the destination club of choice in the state of Iowa.  If you would like to learn more about the Iowa Rush Soccer Club or become involved, please visit www.iowarush.com. Tryouts for select teams are in June.

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