Updated Thursday February 14, 2019 by TSC.
The 2018 James Nielsen Scholarship is awarded to EMILY SANDERS.
- Emily started playing for the Terryville Soccer Club at age the age of 4 in our Intramural Program. She played from the years 2005-2009.
- Emily started refereeing for the Terryville Soccer Club in 2013 and still is currently refereeing with the club.
- Emily through the years has assisted with various camps by our training partner Attacking Soccer Academy.
- Emily is a 3 time member of the US National Youth Futsal Team and has represented the United States in futsal competitions in Costa Rica and twice in Colombia.
- Emily will be graduating from St Anthony’s High School in June. She currently has a 3.8 GPA.
- As a Friar she played outside defense and has won 2 State Championships in 2017 & 2018.
- Emily was recruited by numerous colleges including local colleges CW Post, Stony Brook, Mercy, and NYIT.
- But instead she has decided to accept an offer to play soccer in North Carolina for the University of Mount Olive. She will major in Computer Science and Criminal Justice.