9/14/2016 (Long Branch, NJ) - Julia Eichenbaum, Shore Regional HS, who is a member of NJ Wildcats Averbuch & Fury, verbally commits to the University of Illinois!
"Our coaching staff at NJ Wildcats couldn't be more proud of Julia! She is strong, fast, and a scoring threat to any defense! Not only is she a great player she is an amazing kid too!" remarked Kevin McDermott, NJ Wildcats DOC.
"Julia is an amazing player and so happy I have had the pleasure of coaching her on my Averbuch & Fury teams along with being a long time student of mine at my Next Level Clinics over the past 5 years. She is a very hard worker and fearless competitor. She is going to do an amazing job for Illinois" commented Frank Cocchi, NJ Wildcats Averbuch & Fury, head coach.
"I am thrilled to announce that upon completion of my high school education, I am committed to pursue my collegiate education and athletic career at the University of Illinois. With honor and pride, I'm looking forward to play for legendary Coach Janet Rayfield and to be part of the Fighting Illini soccer family. I want to thank Coaching Kevin McDermott and Coach Frank Cocchi and the NJ Wildcats organization for giving me this amazing opportunity" said Julia Eichenbaum, NJ Wildcats Averbuch & Fury, striker.