Canterbury High School held a College Sport Signing Ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, for seniors Sydney Colby and Madison Howell. Both will go on to play soccer in college.
Sydney Colby – High Point University
Canterbury High School senior Sydney Colby will attend High Point University in the fall and will play Division l soccer. Sydney was a four year starter for the Canterbury girls soccer team and filled the role of co-captain her senior year. She was a member of the back-to-back state champion teams and scored the only goal in the game to clinch Canterbury's first ever girls soccer state title. Sydney ended her high school career with 39 goals and 14 assists.
"It has been an absolute pleasure coaching Sydney," said Coach Jennie Crandal, Canterbury High School girls soccer team. "Her style of play is very dynamic and fierce. Sydney will be an impact player for the Panthers. Her vision and explosiveness will help her be very successful on and off the field. High Point is very lucky to have her as a student-athlete, and I could not be more proud of her accomplishments."
Coach Crandal added, "I wish Sydney all the best and thank her for her dedication and hard work in making history for Canterbury High School. I know winning a state title was a dream of hers, and I encourage her to keep dreaming because she has the drive and heart to make them come true."
Madison Howell - Milwaukee School of Engineering
Canterbury High School senior Madison Howell will attend the Milwaukee School of Engineering in the fall and will play Division III soccer. Madison was a four year starter for the Canterbury girls soccer team and filled the role of co-captain her senior year. She was a member of the back-to-back state champion girls soccer teams. Madison ended her high school career with 13 goals and 6 assists.
"Madison has helped lead this Canterbury team for four years. She has taken on many roles and has overcome many obstacles," said Coach Jennie Crandal. "She has such determination to push through injuries and mentally overcome mistakes. Madison has such poise and grace with her play. Madison is relentless and would do whatever I asked of her. She was always thinking ahead and doing what was best for the team.
Coach Crandal added, "I want to thank Madison for her dedication and leadership to Canterbury in making school history with back-to-back state titles. I wish her every success at the Milwaukee School of Engineering – in the classroom and on the field. She will be a huge contributor to the Raiders, and they are very lucky to have her."