College signing: Alana Padula: Carlow soccer

Name: Alana Padula

High school: Central

Hometown: Martinsburg

Sport: Soccer

Position: Everywhere but goalie

College choice: Carlow University

Other colleges considered: UPJ

Why I picked Carlow: “I love the Pittsburgh area. The coach was the main reason. He won coach of the year in the conference they are in, and the nursing program they have is the best in Pittsburgh.”

Greatest high school achievement: “Winning the District 6 title.”

Coach Brian Campbell’s quote: “I think she will do fine at the next level. She is physically able to step in and play. She has always been willing to do whatever is asked of her. Her senior year we used her all over the place. She is able to play at any spot.”

How I got my start playing soccer: “I started playing AYSO when I was 5 or 6.”

Favorite college growing up: Pitt

Other interests: Softball, cheerleading

What getting to play in college means to me: “I have been playing this sport so long, it just makes me want to continue it even more because I love this so much.”

Probable college major: Nursing

Parents: Brian and Jaime Campbell