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Shelby County Schools Partners with Memphis 901 FC for High School Girls Soccer Showcase

October 30, 2020 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Memphis 901 FC News Release

MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Sporting Shelby County Schools (SCS) in partnership with Memphis 901 FC will co-host a High School Girls Soccer Showcase for student-athletes attending SCS. The event will be held at AutoZone Park on November 4.

"We are honored to partner with Shelby County Schools to host the Girls Soccer Showcase at AutoZone Park," said Memphis 901 FC President Craig Unger. "As we look to continue the growth of soccer in Memphis, we are excited to welcome these outstanding student-athletes and provide them an opportunity to take their talents to the next level."

The Showcase is open to current Junior and Senior Girls Soccer student-athletes attending Shelby County Schools and will include the following:

- Metric Stations: 40-yard dash, speed square, 3-cone and shots on goal

- Skills Drills: juggling, dribbling, passing, and shoot combinations

Participants will be videotaped throughout the event and will receive a personalized video to provide to potential college recruiters.

"We have so much talent that deserves to be seen and I look forward to how this partnership will enhance future opportunities for our student athletes," said Superintendent Joris M. Ray. "The resilience of our community partners who have come together to support our students in these challenging times has been truly heartwarming."

All health and safety protocols and guidelines will be in effect at the event. The Showcase will be open only to SCS student-athletes who have pre-registered and their coaches.

Educate. Showcase. Enroll.

The SCS Division of Student Support and Athletics (SCIAA) is working with schools, coaches and athletic directors on a new initiative to Educate, Showcase and Enroll student-athletes. This initiative ensures SCS Junior and Senior fall sports student-athletes are exposed to national and local post-secondary schools and will guide them as they navigate the steps in choosing their best opportunity for success after high school.

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