Senior Kim Snelling signed with Blue River (MCC) on Wednesday, April 4 and will play soccer for the Trail Blazers. Snelling had many successful seasons with the Excelsior Springs varsity girls soccer team, and continues to show greatness this season.
Snelling achieved Academic All-Conference her freshman through her junior year of soccer, softball her freshman and sophomore year, and volleyball her junior year. She also achieved Second Team All-Conference her junior year in soccer, and First Team District her junior year for soccer. Snelling is also involved with National Honor Society.
Snelling signed at Blue River to continue her soccer career. She plans to study in their nursing program. Snelling also mentioned how Blue River is close to home.
Blue River soccer is coached by David Owens. The Blue River Trail Blazers faced St. Louis Community College (STLCC) in the Region 16 semifinal. Their previous match-up with STLCC resulted in a 3-0 loss during region play. But two sophomores, Allie Welch and Samantha Berg, scored and assisted each other for goals in a Trail Blazers 2-0 win over STLCC for a return trip to the NJCAAA Region 16 final.