ATLANTA, GEORGIA—One of the top high school soccer teams here has expressed great joy over the recent NCAA division 1 signing of its former players Jordan Beam and Anna Shelton.
Eastside high school soccer team is very happy that Beam has signed with the Georgia State men’s program, making him the Eagles’ 16th signee in their 25-year history.
According to reports, Beam is the second men’s signee with an NCAA Division I school, joining 2009 graduate Caleb Kernan, also a Georgia State recruit.
Beam who plays as a midfielder for Eastside Eagles has a solid high school soccer career as he helped his team to the Region 4-AAAA title and a program-best No. 2 state ranking in 2019.
Shelton for his part became the school’s 16th women’s signee and the girl’s program’s first NCAA Division I signee after choosing the University of South Carolina Upstate.
Like Beam, Shelton also has a solid high school soccer career as a goalie by helping the Eagles to a program-best state ranking of fifth in 2021 and allowed a school-record low 1.27 goals per game
over the past three years.
Shelton also has an important role in 2019’s Elite Eight finish, the best playoff showing by an Eastside boys or girls team.

By bob

A veteran soccer journalist who is an avid fan of Atlanta United and Lionel Messi.

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