Three sophomores from North Idaho College’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) eighth-ranked women’s soccer team have signed or verbally committed to four-year programs.
Rachel Crawford, a defender and a former Coeur d’Alene High School standout, has signed with a NCAA Division 2 school Western Oregon University of Monmouth, Ore. Crawford started every game for the Cardinals the past two years and was instrumental in allowing opponents to score only 11 goals against NIC in 2011.
Lauren Gibson, a goalkeeper from Mountain View High School in Vancouver, Wash., has committed to NCAA Division 2 school Hawaii Pacific University of Honolulu. Fewer than .5 goals were scored against the Cardinals per game with Gibson at goalkeeper in her two years as a Cardinal.
Nicole Medeiros, started as a defender and a forward while playing for NIC and had six goals and one assist in her career. The former Lake City High School player has signed to play with NCAA Division 1 school Eastern Washington University in Cheney.