Recruiting stars align for Lady Cobras

Stacey Swezey, above, and Kay McGee, both of Hudson High School, are committing to Lees-McRae College in North Carolina. They’re not the only players on the team getting college offers.

Photo by DAVID RICE

Stacey Swezey, above, and Kay McGee, both of Hudson High School, are committing to Lees-McRae College in North Carolina. They’re not the only players on the team getting college offers.

The U18/19 Hudson Lady Cobras boasted their most successful college signing year to date, with two players committing to Lees-McRae College in North Carolina. Both players, Stacey Swezey (defensive midfielder) and Kay McGee (sweeper), attend Hudson High School.

The Lady Cobras also have two other players on their way to committing to colleges. Heather White (defender) from River Ridge is likely headed to Division II Columbia College, while Alicia Schuering (midfielder) from Hudson High plans to commit to either Eckerd College or Polk Community College in the coming weeks.

"I don't have an explanation for how this recruiting class came together," Lady Cobras coach Chris Swezey said. "The stars were aligned in our favor or something, because we've had a really good group of girls over the last few years.

"As an organization, you want to move players onto the next level because it increases the appeal of the club," he continued. "We don't want this to be a miracle. This is what we want as 'the norm,' but it hasn't been so far."

CAMPS: Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School will host summer camps for boys and girls interested in baseball, volleyball and soccer. Each camp will focus on fundamentals taught by Bishop McLaughlin's coaching staffs for their respective sports. The cost for each camp is $100 and the registration deadline for the camps is May 7. For information, visit www.bmchs.com/ summer.cfm or call Karen Hass at (727) 857-2600, ext. 293.

FOOTBALL: The West Pasco Prowlers will hold registration for the 2010 season at Crispers in Trinity from 2 to 4 p.m. today. Registration is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 15 and costs $175 for football or cheerleading. For information, visit www.ourwpp.com or call (727) 919-4130.

GOLF: The Pasco Special Olympics 12th annual golf tournament will take place May 8 at Lexington Oaks Golf Club in Wesley Chapel. Funds raised by the event will benefit more than 900 mentally challenged athletes in Pasco County. The cost of golf is $65 per person, which includes greens fees, cart, range balls, goody bag, raffle ticket and a buffet meal. For information, call Judy Brunner at (813) 794-6476 or (727) 774-6476.

MORE GOLF: The ninth annual Spirit of St. Leo golf tournament will take place Monday at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club in Dade City. The format will be an 18-hole, best ball scramble with a shotgun start at noon. Included in the tournament is lunch, a dinner buffet, raffles, door prizes, putting and driving competitions as well as a closest to the pin competition. For information, call Vicki Frederickson at (352) 588-8640 or e-mail Vicki.frederickson@saintleo.edu.

LACROSSE: The Tampa Tribe lacrosse organization will hold its annual lacrosse camp and clinic at Wesley Chapel District Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The camp is for boys ages 8 to 18 and girls in grades 8-12. The cost is $50 and includes a nationally recognized coaching staff and facilities. For information, call Frank Britton at (813) 997-3365.

David Rice can be reached at davidrice83@gmail.com.

Recruiting stars align for Lady Cobras 04/30/10 [Last modified: Friday, April 30, 2010 9:03pm]

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