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port's Jordan Payne Commits to Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown, Md. - Williamsport High School senior, Jordan Payne, recently committed to Hagerstown Community College for the fall season.

Payne, a local area talent, ended his four-year varsity career with 25 goals and 19 assists, for 69 points.

This past season, Payne guided his team to an 8-6-2 overall record and 5-1-1 in conference, before losing to eventual State Champion, Mountain Ridge, in the Region Semi-Finals. He scored a career high 11 goals and tallied seven assists. Along the way he picked up First Team All-County, First Team All-County Coaches, and First Team All-MVAL honors. He also was selected to play in the 9th annual Four Diamonds All-Star game, where Maryland players take on those from Pennsylvania.

In 2009, Payne helped the Wildcats to an 11-5-2 overall record and 6-1-1 in conference. He finished with eight goals and six assists. He was named Second Team All-County, Second Team All-County Coaches, and Second Team All-MVAL.

Payne is also a member of the Hagerstown Soccer Club, and has been competing with them for nine years.

"Jordan brings natural speed and a knack for scoring that will help us this season," stated Head Coach Brian Eichelberger. "He's been a consistent threat in the county for the last three years, so we are excited that he decided to continue his career at Hagerstown."  

Payne joins fellow Washington County native, Devin Repp  as recently committed athletes for the 2011 season. Garrett Cook, Chucky Kipe, Josh Fahlfeder, and Mamadou Jallow are all committed recruits from Frederick County, while Alex Sanchez is from Pennsylvania.