Photo Courtesy of Mark Herberman / Upperman Soccer
Upperman Senior Soccer player Josh Manis signed to continue his career at the next level on Thursday, as he will head to Division III’s Finlandia University in Hancock Michigan after graduating later this spring.
Manis has played all four years for the Bees, and he has also participated with the football team as the kicker for this past season. Additionally his senior year, he was a member of the basketball cheerleading squad.
“I have seen Josh grow and develop into an outstanding young man with many opportunities laid before him as he takes the next step,” Head Coach Mark Herberman said. “I am very proud to see the person he is becoming.”
Manis’ busy schedule also included four years with the All-In Soccer Club in Cookeville.
“It was a pleasure to watch Josh grow in his time with All-In,” Director of Coaching Davis Draper said. “He always came motivated to train, has outstanding character and is a natural leader.”
Manis and the rest of the Bees squad will begin their season on March 15, when they take on Green Hill on the road at 7 P.M.