Columbia College Soccer Head Coach Robert Hunter is excited to announce the first member of the 2018 signing class, Goalkeeper Savannah Cornejo.
Savannah will join Columbia as a Junior Transfer, coming in from Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona.
Savannah, the daughter of Nate and Robin McElveen, moved to Arizona her sophomore year of high school and played soccer for Chandler High School as both a goalkeeper and midfielder. She graduated from Chandler with high honors, having been a member of the National Honor Society, and continued on to play primarily Goalkeeper as a freshman and solely Goalkeeper as a sophomore at Mesa CC.
In 2017, Savannah was honored as conference goalkeeper of the week, and will graduate in the spring from MCC with presidential honors both years and an associates in arts. Upon arriving at Columbia, Savannah intends to major in Speech and Language Pathology.
Coach Hunter commented on Savannah, "We are excited to bring Savannah in as part of our program here at Columbia College. She has invaluable collegiate experience playing in goal, and we will look to her immediately to bring both leadership and stability to a position in which we have a solid history of quality players. I feel as if Savannah will bring maturity and a fantastic work ethic to the group, and we look forward to getting her in campus and having her with us for the next two years."
Keep an eye out for more signings from the Koalas 2018 Soccer Class being released over the next couple of weeks!
Savannah Cornejo, JR, Mesa, AZ