Darlington Soccer Academy

Members of the Darlington Soccer Academy take part in a ceremony last week marking their signing to play at the collegiate level. (Contributed photo by RuthAnne Anderson)

The Darlington Soccer Academy celebrated the signing of 17 players to play at the collegiate level during a ceremony last week. These young people signed for $1.1 Million in scholarships over the next four years.

Those who signed were: Bronwyn Luitwieler, UNC Asheville; Brittany Burke, USC Upstate; Kahjae Douglas, Mount Olive; Arttu Heinonen, KuPS (Finland, Kuopio); Paavo Riihijarvi, Coastal Carolina University; Nickolai Clarke, University of Mount Olive; Andrew McDowall, University of Tampa; Will Reed, Wofford College; Harris Peek, La Grange College; Ethan Willie, Wofford College; Russell Shealy, University of Maryland; Pedro Franca, University of Mount Olive; Fonso Rodriguez, Tubio; and Josh Dunn, Mount Vernon Nazarene University or North Greenville University.

Academy Players Not Enrolled at Darlington:

Marissa Mowry, Anderson University; Courtney Rhea, Berry College; and Chanceley Book, Georgia State University.