Boys soccer: Boyertown's Jimmy Towers commits to McDaniel (MD)

 
Boyertown senior Jimmy Towers, seated between parents Jim and Linnea, makes a verbacl commitment to continue his academic and soccer career at McDaniel College during a recent ceremony at the high school that was also attended by Boyertown coach Scott Didyoung (standing).
 
Jimmy Towers profile
 
High School: Boyertown
Graduation Year: 2018
 
Position: Forward/Midfield
 
College Choice: McDaniel College (Westminster, MD) 
 
Club affiliation: Lehigh Valley United
 
Parents: Jim and Linnea
 
Major Athletic Honors
2017 – 1st team All-Conference, All-Area Honorable Mention (Mercury)
2016 – 2nd team All-Conference, All-Area Honorable Mention (Mercury)
 
Academic/community service: National Honor Society, Class Officer
 
College Major: Business administration/Marketing
 
Other school under consideration: Florida Gulf Coast University
 
Why did you choose this school? “I chose McDaniel because of the location, the opportunities it offers abroad and, of course, its developing soccer program.”
 
Expectations for the upcoming season: “I want to make a big impact for the team and I’m going to do the best I can to contribute to a successful season.”
 
Reflections on high school career: “Reflecting back on my 4-year varsity high school career, I wouldn’t change a thing – two-time PAC champions. Although we didn’t have an outststanding senior season it was the most fun with great teammates.”