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St. Joseph's Edwards commits to play soccer at Salem

The Salem College soccer program is pleased to announce that Hannah Edwards has committed to attend Salem next fall. Edwards played forward for Dave Castle at St. Joseph's Central High School in Huntington, WV for four years

hannahcrossWinston-Salem, NC-The Salem College soccer program is pleased to announce that Hannah Edwards has committed to attend Salem next fall. Edwards played forward for Coach Dave Castle at St. Joseph's Central High School in Huntington, WV for four years. Edwards will be joined by her cousin, Danielle Lobo, in next year's first-year class. The Salem soccer team is coming off a 15-3 season, and a second-place regular season Great South Athletic Conference finish in 2010.

Edwards was a first-team WV Sports Writers All-State selection in 2010, and a second-team WV High School Soccer Coaches All-State selection. She was also a 2010 AA-A North-South All-Star game participant for the South team, which won the game 2-0. 

Edwards owns the record for most goals and most assists in both a season and a career for the Fighting Irish. She played 10 years of club soccer for the West Virginia Soccer Club, including this past year for Coach Kevin Long and Coach Kat Shields for the WVSC Rowdies.

She was also very involved in academic and extracurricular activities at St. Joe's. Edwards was on the high honor roll. She also was in Key Club, Science Club, and FCA. Edwards is the daughter of Jenny and Craig Edwards.

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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