Hatfield to play at Georgetown

Special to The State Journal Published:

Michael Hatfield, 18, a senior at Western Hills High School, has signed to play soccer at Georgetown College.

Hatfield has lettered in soccer, basketball and tennis at WHHS.

Parents: Mark and Debbie Hatfield.

Plans to major in: athletic training.

GPA: 3.73.

Selected school because: Georgetown is prestigious academically and it is a good distance away.

Letters earned: soccer (4), basketball (3), tennis (1).

Positions played: center back, outside back, outside midfield, center midfield.

Chose school over: Centre College and St. Catharine College.

Honors earned: 2014 senior class vice president, National Honor Society secretary, member of the National Society of High School Scholars, 41st District all-tournament team in soccer and basketball, and 11th Region all-tournament team in soccer.

Western Hills boys soccer coach Daniel Cowan: “Mike Hatfield is one of the hardest working players I’ve ever had the privilege to coach. He always gave me his maximum effort on and off the field. Mike is a natural leader and his teammates unanimously voted him captain his senior year. He leads by example and was a huge component to our success at Western Hills. There is a very bright future ahead for Mike.”

Fury Premier soccer coach Matt Frohlich: “I have had the pleasure to coach Michael for five years, and he is an incredible young man with tremendous work ethic. His dedication to the game and desire for self-improvement made him a vital contributor to the team and one of the team captains for the last three years. His willingness to put in the extra work to improve himself is just one reason why he will be successful at the collegiate level both on the field and in the classroom.”

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