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College signing

Maddie DeForrest:Clarion soccer

Name: Maddie DeForrest

High school: Huntingdon Area High School

Hometown: Huntingdon

Sport: Soccer

Position: Forward

College choice: Clarion University

Other colleges considered: Shippensburg, IUP, Penn State Altoona

Why I picked Clarion: “I chose Clarion because they have a good education program, the campus is beautiful and it’s close to home. The soccer girls were all so welcoming when I visited and I definitely will be able to call it home for the next four years. “

Greatest high school achievement: “Helping the team get to the district finals”

Coach Mike Armstrong’s quote: “I’m very excited and want to congratulate Maddie on this achievement. This is a tribute to her hard work, determination and perseverance. We wish her the best of luck and look forward to watching her as she continues to grow and succeed and the next level.”

How I got my start playing Soccer: “I started playing soccer when I was 4, in our community league and started to take it seriously when I reached middle school.”

Favorite college growing up: Penn State

Other interests: Yearbook club, missions trips. Basketball, softball, and track.

What getting to play in college means to me: “My goal throughout my soccer career has been to play at the collegiate level. Since I’ve reached that goal, I can’t wait to get back on the field and play the game I love”

Probable college major: Secondary Education, Earth and Space Science

Parents: Clayton DeForrest and Michelle Phillips

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