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Dimond High's Barcom commits to play soccer at Salem

The Salem College soccer program is pleased to announce that Taylor Barcom has committed to attend Salem next year. Barcom played three years of varsity soccer for Coach Dan Reidman and Coach Terry Curran at A.J. Dimond High School in Anchorage, Alaska. The Salem soccer team is coming off a 15-3 season, and a second-place regular season Great South Athletic Conference finish in 2010.

June 01, 2011

taylorgoalieWinston-Salem, NC-The Salem College soccer program is pleased to announce that Taylor Barcom has committed to attend Salem next year. Barcom played three years of varsity soccer for Coach Dan Reidman and Coach Terry Curran at A.J. Dimond High School in Anchorage, Alaska. The Salem soccer team is coming off a 15-3 season, and a second-place regular season Great South Athletic Conference finish in 2010.

Barcom, a goalkeeper, was selected to the all-region second team twice and honorable mention team once for the Lynx. She helped the team win the 2010 Alaska State Championship and finish as the runners-up in 2011.

She also played club soccer for Coach Marc Cascolan and Tim Velasco for the Cook Inlet Soccer Club for three years and for Coach Mike Oliver with the Anchorage Youth Soccer Club for nine years. Her club team was Alaska State Cup Champions in 2008 and runners-up in 2009. Barcom is also a very accomplished rock climber where she travels across the country. She was the 2011 USA Climbing ABS National Finalist.

Barcom was the yearbook sports editor at Dimond. She plans to major in history or art history at Salem. She is the daughter of Carrie and Mike Barcom.

Salem College is a NCAA Division III institution located in Winston-Salem, NC. Salem is the oldest educational institution for women in the United States, and was founded in 1772. The institution boasts a proud history of fostering independence in women. Salem has been ranked in the top 100 in Forbes magazines annual ranking of America's 600 best colleges, and in their "America's Best College Buys" Top 100.

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