Hillsborough soccer standout Morse commits to Furman



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Wed. July 28, 2010 | Eduardo A. Encina

Hillsborough junior midfielder Alexa Morse has committed to Furman University, her father Craig said Tuesday evening.

Morse, who scored a team-high 17 goals last season, had several Division I offers, but chose Furman over offers from Tennessee and Davidson. One major factor was academics. Morse is an IB student at Hillsborough.

This past season, Morse was a First Team All-Western Conference National Division honoree and a Times All-Hillsborough County Honorable Mention selection.

Morse also plays for the HC United U-18 club team.

Furman finished last season 10-8 with a 4-7 record in the Southern Conference.

-- EDUARDO A. ENCINA (eencina@sptimes.com)

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