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Pedro Segundo to play soccer at Appalachian State University

Pedro Segundo, who has signed with Appalachian State University to play soccer, with Corinth Holders athletics director and boys soccer coach Brent Walston, at left, and principal Chase Ferrell, at right.
Pedro Segundo, who has signed with Appalachian State University to play soccer, with Corinth Holders athletics director and boys soccer coach Brent Walston, at left, and principal Chase Ferrell, at right. Courtesy of Corinth Holders High School

Parents: Celida Bojorquez and Simon Segundo

High School: Corinth Holders

Club Team: 97 TFCA Alliance

Height: 5-foot-10

Also Considered: Barton College, Methodist University, UNC-Greensboro

Why Appalachian? “I chose Appalachian due to the great academics it holds for my intended major, and it was a program I felt I could excel and grow as a student athlete.”

Major/Field of Study: International Business

Notable: Pedro was named to the all-region and all-state team in 2015. Pedro was a Two Rivers All-Conference selection in 2012, 2013 and 2015. He a member on the 2014 USYS State Champion team and 2014 USYS Southern Regionals Finalist. … Pedro also was a member of the Corinth Holders track and field team his freshman through junior years. … As far as what he considers to be his most memorable moment, Pedro said “having the family and friends come out to games and to see their continuous support and bonding with a team that later became your family will be the things I will miss most.” … Pedro wants to get faster and stronger in order to compete against college upperclassmen sooner rather later.

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