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Abby Holmes signs her scholarship contract surrounded by coaches and family.Abby Holmes signs her scholarship contract surrounded by coaches and family.

Holmes is First to Sign for Women's Soccer

Abby Holmes signing kicks of 2016 recruiting class.

Abbygayle Holmes became the first signee for the Patriot Women's Soccer 2016 recruiting class when she signed her NAIA Scholarship Contract on Friday.  Surrounded by her team, coaches, and family; Abby officially picked the Patriots in a ceremony at Hopkins County Central High School.

Holmes, a forward, was the captain of the Hopkins County Central Storm team coached by Hannah Dick in 2015.  She also earned All District 7 honors her senior year.  Hopkins County Central finished the 2015 season with a 7-7-3 record, their best result in years.  Abby also plays midfield and forward for her club team, the Ambush, in the spring.  In addition to soccer, she is also strong in the classroom and has earned Academic Honors all four years of high school.

Patriot Coach Paul Patton, attending the signing, commented, "Abby is a strong player and a strong student.  I expect that she will be a good representative for our team on the field and in the classroom.  She will work hard to reach her goals and is the kind of student-athlete that will be a good fit for us at St. Catharine College."

Abby plans to study Sonography while at St. Catharine.

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