Mag­gie Wigoda, east strouds­burg

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Name: Magde­lynn (Mag­gie) Wigoda High School: Min­ersville Area High School Par­ents’ names: Kevin and Jen­net Wigoda Home­town: Min­ersville Col­lege at­tend­ing: East Strouds­burg Univer­sity Sport ath­lete will be play­ing in col­lege: Women’s bas­ket­ball

Ath­letic Hon­ors: Wigoda is a highly dec­o­rated three­sport stand­out at Min­ersville, ex­celling in soc­cer, bas­ket­ball and softball. In soc­cer, Wigoda is a four-year starter at goal­keeper and a three-time Repub­li­can-Her­ald All-Area se­lec­tion, earn­ing first­team hon­ors in 2016. She helped the Bat­tlin’ Min­ers reach the District 11 Class A cham­pi­onship game the past two sea­sons, win­ning the ti­tle and qual­i­fy­ing for the PIAA Class A play­offs in 2017. In bas­ket­ball, Wigoda has been a starter the past three sea­sons as she en­ters her se­nior year, help­ing Min­ersville win two Schuylkill League cham­pi­onships, three District 11 Class AA ti­tles, qual­ify for the state play­offs three times and win the 2017 PIAA Class AA cham­pi­onship. She was a sec­ond-team All-Area se­lec­tion as a sopho­more, and an All-Area first-team and All-State se­lec­tion as a ju­nior. In softball, Wigoda has been a starter since her fresh­man sea­son, earn­ing three var­sity let­ters so far. She helped the Min­ers win the District 11 Class AA and PIAA Class AA state cham­pi­onships this past spring, putting to­gether a 25-game hit­ting streak. She earned All-Area and All-State hon­ors in 2017.

Aca­demic Hon­ors: Wigoda is ranked eighth in her class and con­sis­tently makes honor roll sta­tus. She is a mem­ber of the Ju­nior Gar­land Group and a re­cip­i­ent of an Aca­demic Achieve­ment Award. She is a mem­ber of the Chem­istry Club, Di­ver­sity Club, Prom Com­mit­tee, Stu­dent Coun­cil, honorary year­book photographer, SADD, Aca­demic League, Sen­a­tor for a Day and TAT (Teens Against To­bacco). She also works part-time as a wait­ress/staff worker at St. Nick’s Hall in Prim­rose, and as a babysit­ter.

Planned Ma­jor of Study: Speech/lan­guage pathol­ogy

(Col­lege sign­ing in­for­ma­tion for stu­dent-ath­letes at­tend­ing NCAA Di­vi­sion II, NCAA Di­vi­sion III or ju­nior colleges is submitted by the in­di­vid­ual stu­dent-ath­lete through their re­spec­tive high school. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact The Repub­li­can-Her­ald Sports Depart­ment at (570) 628-6026 or email Sports Edi­tor Leroy Boyer at Lboyer@re­pub­li­can­her­ald.com)

Mag­gie Wigoda

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