Afton Senior Amanda Greenwood Commits To Roberts Wesleyan College
Published: May 5th, 2017
By: Cameron Turner

Afton senior Amanda Greenwood  commits to Roberts Wesleyan College

AFTON – The impressive high school student-athlete of Amanda Greenwood, has decided to further her athletic passion this coming fall of 2017, when she will be a Roberts Wesleyan College Redhawk.

From Crimson Knight to Redhawk – Greenwood has put in a combined 12 varsity seasons for Afton. Greenwood has notched five years of varsity level Indoor Track and Field, four years of Volleyball, and now is competing in her third year of varsity Softball.

“Academics are really important, academics really count,” said Greenwood recounting the focus she wishes she had a younger age on academics. “The school has my major, I am going for Physical Education.”

Immersing herself in the athletic realm, the soon-to-be undergrad has decided to major in what other than a major involving the sporting world. Greenwood is receiving athletic scholarships to play three sports as a freshman undergraduate.

Greenwood will be joining the Redhawk ranks for three sports – Volleyball, Indoor Track and Field, and Outdoor Track and Field.

“This is a big moment, signing this commitment for your future and the rest of your life,” said Afton’s head softball coach Cindy Bostelman, just prior to the signing. “This is a proud moment in women’s athletics.”

Greenwood officially signed her letter of intent on Wednesday, May 3, in the Afton High School Library.

Greenwood is joining some elite athletes in all three college sports, as RWC is coming off a 2016 Volleyball season where they finished 9-15 overall, but are now bringing in three freshman talents to bolster the roster. RWC Track and Field is coming off a season where they just recently claimed their third straight East Coast Conference title, as of Friday, April 22, 2017.

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