East-West All-Stars Soccer Tonight at UNCG with info on local players from Grimsley, NWG, SWG, SEG and East Forsyth

Posted by Andy Durham on July 17, 2012 at 10:56 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

Game time will be 6:30pm for the Girls East-West All-Stars Soccer tonight at UNCG Soccer Stadium and the Boys game will follow at 8:30pm…..Adults $10.00 and students $5.00 and both games are being played in the Spartan Stadium on the UNCG campus…..Local players that you can watch for are listed below….

WOMEN:
Samantha Childress
Samantha…East Forsyth High…5-7…forward…coached by Chad Lorentz…as senior, named All-State, All-Conference, Conference Offensive Player of the Year, All-Area, Area Player of the Year, All-Region….Clash of the Carolinas participant…scored 45 goals, 4 assists…as junior, named All-State, All-Conference, Conference Offensive Player of the Year, All-County, County Player of the Year, All-Region…as sophomore, named All-Conference, All-County, All-Area, All-Region…scored 121 career points…member of National Honor Society, National Math Honor Society…editor-in-chief of school newspaper…signed an athletic grant-in-aid with Appalachian State University where she will major in appropriate technology…wants to pursue a career as an environmental engineer…her grandma is her role model…her favorite pro athlete is Shane Battier…says “I’m excited to play with and against the players I’ve opposed the past four years. It’s going to be a competitive environment which I look forward to.”

Candice Forbes
Candice… Southeast Guilford High…5-9…midfielder…coached by John Howlett and Isaac Welcker…as senior, named All-State, All-Region, All-Conference, team MVP, school Most Outstanding Female Athlete…Clash of the Carolinas participant…scored 26 goals, 14 assists…as junior, named All-State, All-Region, All-Conference, Conference Offensive Player of the Year…scored 16 goals, 7 assists…as sophomore, named All-Conference…member of National Honor Society…NC Scholar…4-time Scholar Athlete…Student Ambassador…graduated Magna Cum Laude…signed an athletic grant-in-aid with UNC Greensboro where she will major in kinesiology…wants to pursue a career as a physical therapist…favorite pro athlete is Alex Morgan…says “I am honored to be picked to pay in the all-star game. I hope to gain experience of playing with and against people from all over NC and meeting new people and winning!”

Roxanne Henshall
Roxanne… Grimsley High…6-0…forward…coached by Herk DeGraw…as senior, named All-Region, All-Conference…Coaches Award recipient…scored 16 goals, 6 assists…plans to attend UNC Chapel Hill…wants to pursue a career in international business…says “I feel honored to play with such high-caliber athletes, and I expect to gain a more advanced understanding of both high-level soccer and the importance of teamwork.”

Megan Roberson
Megan…East Forsyth High…5-8…goal keeper…coached by Chad Lorentz…as senior, named All-State, All-Conference, All-Region, Conference Defensive Player of the Year…broke school record with 42 career shutouts…as junior, named All-State, All-Region, All-Conference, Conference Defensive Player of the Year…as sophomore, named All-Conference, All-Region…member of National Honor Society…editor-in-chief of school newspaper…named Most Outstanding Senior…signed an athletic grant-in-aid with Appalachian State University where she will major in exercise science pre-professional…wants to pursue a career as an orthopedic surgeon…her mom is her role model…favorite college athlete is Russell Wilson…favorite pro athlete is Aaron Rogers…says “I am very honored to be selected to play in this game, and I am very excited to play with and against the best players in the state.”

Susan Stephens
Susan…Grimsley High…5-3…defender…coached by Herk DeGraw…as senior, named All-Region, All-Conference, Scholar Athlete…Bigham MVP Award recipient…member of National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society…Athletes in Action secretary…University Honors Program NCSU…graduated Summa Cum Laude…plans to attend N.C. State University where she will major in art and design…says “I’m very honored to be selected to play in the all-star game and thankful to play with so many old teammates one last time.”

MEN:
Erik Casterline
Erik…Southwest Guilford High…5-10, 160…defender…coached by Rob Tzitas…as senior, named All-Region, All-Conference…member of North Carolina Fusion Academy…scholarship to UNC Asheville where he plans to major in communications….wants to pursue a career as a soccer coach…favorite pro athlete is Ashley Cole…says of playing in the all-star game: “It’s an honor. I expect excellent competition and victory!”

Matt Jordan
Matt…Northwest Guilford High…5-11, 157…coached by Jason Allred…as senior, named All-State, All-Region, All-Conference, Conference Defensive Player of the Year…News and Record All-Area…as junior, named All-Conference, All-Region…as sophomore, named All-Conference, All-Region…member of National Honor Society…AP Scholar with Distinction…Junior Marshall…plans to attend Davidson College…undecided about his major and career plans…his parents Peter and Rebecca Jordan are his role models…favorite pro athlete is Stephen Curry…says “I feel that it is a great honor and privilege to be able to play in the all-star game. I hope to gain a memorable and positive experience.”


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