Sports - Athlete Of The Week

Apr 10, 2012 8:09 PM by Jordan Mason

Sand Creek soccer player is Athlete of the Week

Meghan Ward of Sand Creek High School is this week's Loaf ‘N Jug Aquafina Athlete of the Week.

Meghan is a junior co-captain on the Scorpions girls soccer team. She plays all over the field but is mainly a holding midfielder or sweeper.

And Meghan is actually known as "Dunga" by many of her close friends. She's nicknamed after her favorite Brazilian soccer player.

Today the humble 17-year old told us, it's nice to get a little recognition.

"It feels great for me because a lot of times, the position I play doesn't get a lot of recognition," said Meghan. "So it's really nice to know that people notice how much work I put into things. It's also great because it gives my school publicity and we haven't gotten that in a while."

Meghan hopes to play soccer at San Diego Christian College where she wants to major in psychology or counseling.

She holds a 4.0 GPA, is a member of student council, and volunteers at various organizations. "Dunga" can truly do it all.

 

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