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Coal Ridge grad earns honorable mention on Scholar All-East Region soccer team

Sam Wilson of New Castle, a Coal Ridge High School graduate and a senior on the McDaniel women’s soccer team, has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America College Division Scholar All-East Region team.

To be named to the team, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 throughout her career, start more than 50 percent of games, be a significant contributor to the team and be nominated by her school.

A defender, Wilson was tabbed honorable mention by the national organization and also earned the Centennial Conference scholar-athlete award, entering the fall semester with a grade-point average of 3.977 in psychology.

She started all 19 games in which she has played and was a key member of a defense that had a 1.18-goals-against average. She also contributed five goals and an assist to the offense.

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