Soccer signees add to impressive resumes
Five domestic recruits among stellar freshman classJuly 3, 2010 · Athletic Communications
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The incoming soccer class for Middle Tennessee already boasts an impressive resume; however, the five players from the United States concluded their high school and club careers on a high note before entering Murfreesboro this fall. Maddie Harper (Richardson, Texas), Greta Jochmann (Knoxville, Tenn.), Morgan Jones (Tulsa, Okla.), Jessika Oseguera (Bellflower, Calif.) and Lindsey Sisco (Midlothian, Texas) all are set to become Blue Raiders with the start of fall practice just over a month away.
Harper has received Honors Admission to Middle Tennessee following 2010 District 21-4A Defensive Player of the Year accolades. She was named for the second-straight season to both the Dallas Morning News' All-Area First Team and the University Interscholastic League State All-Tournament Team by the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches. She led her team to the state 4A crown and continued to play with Solar Club in the US Youth Soccer Association Region III Premier League West for the third-straight campaign.
Jochmann has been admitted to the MT Honors College after completing high school with a 3.8 GPA, including an impressive 4.4 GPA as a senior. She concluded her high school playing career in the fall, capped by being selected as an NSCAA All-South Region All-Star. She was a seven-year starter for the FC Alliance club program, guiding it to a state championship and Region III Premier League Central title in 2010. The state championship is her fifth, while the Premier League crown is her second with the squad.
Jones finished her high school tenure by garnering a spot in the Oklahoma Native American Honor Society. She also was tabbed to the Superintendent's Honor Roll. On the field, she received all-conference honors and helped guide her club team to the state championship. In addition, she also participated in her third consecutive US Youth Soccer Association Region III tournament with the Hurricane Futball '92 Club program.
Oseguera concluded her high school career by being invited to train with the U20 Mexican National Team. She collected second-straight honors as the 2010 All-Suburban League Offensive MVP and Second Team All-CIF Southern Section in addition to being named to the Long Beach Press Telegram Dream Team. She also helped guide her high school to the Suburban League title for the second-straight year.
Sisco has been chosen as a TASCO Academic All-State honoree after being a distinguished graduate. She was picked to TASCO's first team all-state and all-region squads and as a nominee for the TASCO Senior Showcase. In leading her high school to the District 16-4A championship, she earned Defensive MVP accolades. The squad won the bi-district, area, sectional and regional quarterfinal titles and finished as runner up at the State Cup.
The five student-athletes will join two others from Norway to form seven newcomers on this year's Middle Tennessee squad. The Blue Raiders will begin fall preparations in early August under the direction of ninth-year head coach Aston Rhoden.
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