CIRVLEVILLE, OH - The Ohio Christian University Men's Soccer Program is pleased to announce the signings of five quality athletes posed to make an immediate impact on the 2017 squad. Following an up and down season in 2016, Head Coach Josh Murton is optimistic that these five men will go a long way in creating a competitive squad within the River States Conference. "We are extremely blessed to have this group of young men added to our program this coming fall," said Murton. "Each one will be a big impact on our program and will be a great addition to our campus. Each one comes to us with a drive to succeed equipped with a great positive attitude. They will all add to our strong culture here at OCU and I am excited to see them grow over the next four years." Below is a short bio of each signee along with a photo from their signing day.
Jesse Current, son of Ron and Tracy Current, will be attending OCU in the Fall of 2017. A recent graduate from Fairfield High School, Current led his team as a Captain while playing at midfield. Throughout his career at Fairfield, Jesse was 2X All-League, 1st Team All-District his Senior year, 2nd Team All-District his Junior year, and Team MVP his Senior Year. While at OCU, Current hopes to study Psychology.
Ezekiel Acosta, son of Christina Nelson, will be joining the Trailblazers in the Fall of 2017. Originally from Peebles, OH, Acosta has been a forward for the North Adams High School soccer team over the past four years. While attending OCU, he hopes to succeed on and off the field with the goal of one day owning his own business.
Garret Stulley, son of Heather and Dave Stulley, is a recent graduate from Waverly High School in Waverly, OH. While there, Stulley proved to be a multi-skilled player, spending time at center back, midfield, and and forward. Some of his notable achievements include being named as an Honorable Mention as well as All-Team and All-District. Stulley was also awarded the Leadership Award for his oustanding character. While attending OCU, Garret hopes to study Criminal Justice.
Eric Fahrer, son of Steven and Cheryl Fahrer, is originally from Jackson, OH. As a member of the Jackson High School soccer team, Fahrer had an outstanding career in front of the net as a goalkeeper under Head Coach Lee Lord. Despite being undecided on what he wants to study, Eric is excited to attend OCU and grow both on the field and in the classroom.
Javon Johnson, son of Terry and Brenda Hicks, will be coming to OCU from nearby Dayton, OH. Playing his high school soccer for Trotwood Madison High School, Johnson played both as a striker and a right wing. His senior year, Javon was named MVP of his team as well as First Team All-GWOC. While attending OCU, Johnson hopes to further his education with a concentration in human services.
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