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Cornerstone University welcomes Allison Snowden to the Women's Soccer program. Allison Snowden from Kalamazoo, Mich. has signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Cornerstone beginning in the fall of 2013.
Allison attends Kalamazoo Christian High School in Kalamazoo, Mich. Allison has started in goal for the Comets since the 3rd game of her freshman year. She was voted All-Conference, All-District, All-Area, and Honorable Mention All-State her first year. She was voted All-Conference, All-District, All-Area, and Second Team All-State in both her sophomore and junior seasons. She served as captain for her team last season and will be captain again in her senior season this spring. She received the WMU Female Athlete Leadership award this year. She also plays basketball at Kalamazoo Christian.
Allison has also done very well in the classroom. She has been on the Honor Roll each semester. She also loves to work with youth sports and helps coach younger kids. She went on a mission's trip last summer to Africa with her school science department. She helped teach kids about good hygiene and the importance of clean drinking water.
"I am excited that Allison will be joining us next year. She is a good goalkeeper and she is a great fit for our school and our soccer program. I believe that she will come in and compete for the starting position right away as a freshman. She just fit in nicely from the first time she came to visit."
Why she chose Cornerstone
"I am very excited to play Soccer for Cornerstone, I think I knew immediately that this is where God wants me to be at this time in my life. The coaches and team were so inviting and I felt I was at home. It is nice to know that school, coaches and team all love Christ and want to find his will for their lives, as I do. I look forward to playing soccer and hope to contribute to the team both on and off of the field. I am very passionate about soccer and the sense of team that I have felt is so awesome. It is wonderful to know that through prayer God will help you make the right choices and is exactly what I believe I have done in accepting the offer to play soccer for Cornerstone.
Allison is the daughter of Jim and Mary Snowden of Portage, Mich.