...Jordi Ferrell, a two-time all-state midfielder for the Lady Bulldogs, signed to play collegiate soccer at Murray State Wednesday.
chose Murray State because of the proximity to Sikeston.
"It is close to home but it is still far away," Ferrell
also thinks she
will fit in well with her
new teammates."I went and watched the team play a few times and went and hung out with them a few times," Ferrell
said."We seemed to get along pretty great." Ferrell
chose Murray State over several other schools.
"I (visited) Kentucky Wesleyan and I played for a team in Kansas and that coach was trying to get me to go to Kansas University
, but I wanted to stay close to home," Ferrell
has had a stellar career for Sikeston
.After missing her
freshman year with a torn ACL, she
earned second team all-state honors as a sophomore and first team all-state honors as a junior.She
was also named all-region offensive player of the year as a junior after scoring 22 goals and adding 27 assists. She
currently holds the school record for most assists in a season (27), assists in a game (4) and points in a season (71).
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