Grace's Ferrel Signs With Trevecca Nazarene

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Grace Baptist Academy senior, Maddie Ferrel signed her National Letter of Intent to Travecca Nazarene University to continue her soccer career.  Trevecca Nazarene is a member of The Great Midwest Athletic Conference.  The Great Midwest Athletic Conference is a NCAA Division II athletic conference with full member institutions located in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and West Virginia. The conference, established in 2011, consists of 13 private, non-profit member institutions and sponsors 23 sports.

Ferrel's  career contributions at Grace include 23 goals and 24 assists. Ferrel is a natural leader on and off the field.  As a standout soccer player, she has been honored three times as a member of the all-district team and once as a member of the all-region team.  In addition, as a junior, she was chosen for a spot on the Chattanooga FC Women’s team where she gained valuable experience.  She is five-year starter and five-time letterman, as her high school career began as an eighth grader.  She has been a team captain for the last 3 seasons.  Maddie Ferrel is not just an exceptional athlete. She is, also, an exceptional student as she carries a 4.02 GPA. 

The administration and athletic department of Grace Baptist Academy is very proud of Maddie’s accomplishments and is very excited about her future plans.  She has proven on the field and in the class room that she has the stuff champions are made of.  We, truly, believe that Travecca Nazarene University will be a better place because Maddie will be a part of that community.  Trevecca is getting an exceptional leader on and off the field.  She is certainly an impact player on the field and in the classroom.  Her determination and drive will help her make a difference in Nashville at Travecca Nazarene. 

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