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Austin Peay State University Soccer inks California prospect Megan Sanchez


Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team has signed Megan Sanchez to a National Letter of Intent for the 2013 recruiting period.

Megan Sanchez. APSU Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Megan Sanchez. APSU Women’s Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Sanchez joins the Lady Govs from Central (California) High School, where she was a second-team All-Tri-River Athletic Conference in 2012 after leading her squad with eight goals and 11 assists en route to a 24-4 record, ranked 24th in California by

A third-generation native of Mexico, Sanchez has traveled back to Mexico to train with and be evaluated by the Mexican National Team’s soccer program.

Sanchez adds depth to an already loaded Lady Govs midfield. Austin Peay returns seniors Natalia Ariza, Joceline Quiceno and Morgan Zigelsky, with Sanchez, Emily Anderson, Brianna Avitabile, Mary Ruth Locastro, Courtney Sheppard, Kate Siddall and Natalie Smith all slated to join the Lady Govs in the fall.

“We think Megan can add something to our offensive game in the fall,” said head coach Kelley Guth. “She’s a very technical player who had a great history of success in California. She’s also been evaluated on the national level by Mexico. She’ll be a huge asset for us.”




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