Silverdale's Abbie Alosi Signs With Trevecca

Friday, February 8, 2013
Silverdale  Baptist  Academy’s  Abbie  Alosi  has  signed  scholarship  papers  to  continue  her  soccer career  at  Trevecca  Nazarene  University  in  Nashville.    

Alosi  has  been  a  four-year  starter  for  the  Lady  Seahawks  and  was  named  to  the  All-­-District 5A-­-AA  team  her  junior  and  senior  seasons.    Over  the  last  two  seasons,  Alosi  has  scored  44 goals  and  had  14  assists  for  the  Lady  Seahawks.      

“I  am  very  happy  for  Abbie.    She  is  a  tremendous  soccer  player  and  a  wonderful  young  lady.   I  know  that  she  will  be  an  excellent  player  and  leader  for  Coach  Armstrong  at  Trevecca.    She has  all  of  the  intangibles  that  you  want  in  a  player,”  said  her  high  school  coach,  Chris Neighbors.  

Coach  Brett  Armstrong  from  Trevecca  said,  “We  are  really  excited  to  have  Abbie  join  the Trevecca  family.    She  is  a  dynamic  player  whom  we  expect  will  make  an  immediate  impact  on the  soccer  field,  but  more  than  that,  she  is  a  special  person,  an  outstanding  student  and  a  great fit  for  a  university  like  Trevecca.    She’ll  join  her  sister  Ryan  as  a  TNU  Trojan  and  with  her speed,  skill  and  a  fantastic  work  rate,  Abbie  will  add  immediate  offensive  punch  to  our  lineup.   We  couldn’t  be  happier  to  have  her  coming  to  Nashville  to  join  us  in  the  fall.”  
 
Jen  Nadeau,  Alosi’s  select  soccer  coach  had  this  to  say  about  Abbie,  “I  am  so  very  proud  of Abbie!    She  has  achieved  many  great  things  in  her  soccer  career  and  being  able  to  play  in college  is  one  of  the  greatest  accomplishments  to  make.  I  wish  her  the  best  of  luck  in  the  next chapter  of  her  life  as  I  was  honored  to  be  a  part  of  her  coaching  staff.”  
    


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