November 4, 2020

East Central Community College soccer players signing Nov. 4 to continue their careers at four-year programs were (from left) Madison Diers of Ellisville, University of Mobile; Abbie Rutledge of Sheffield, United Kingdom, LSU Shreveport; and Ameris Taylor of Ocean Springs, LSU Shreveport. (EC Photo)​

Three sophomore members of the East Central Community College women’s soccer team signed National Letters of Intent Nov. 4 to continue their careers at four-year colleges and universities.

Defender Madison Diers, who prepped at South Jones High School in Ellisville, signed with the University of Mobile (Ala.). She started all 17 matches last season and had one goal and two assists. The University of Mobile Lady Rams play in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletic’s (NAIA) Southern States Athletic Conference.

Midfielder Abbie Rutledge, who prepped at Eckington School in Sheffield, United Kingdom, signed with Louisiana State University Shreveport. She started 15 matches a year ago and scored two goals with two assists. The LSU Shreveport Lady Pilots compete in the NAIA’s Red River Athletic Conference.

Defender/forward Ameris Taylor, who prepped at Ocean Springs High School, also signed with LSU Shreveport. She started 16 of the 17 matches in fall 2019 and had one goal and two assists.

The ECCC Lady Warriors begin their 2020-21 season March 30 at Jones College in Ellisville. The first home match is at 5 p.m. on April 6 against Pearl River at Bailey Stadium on the campus in Decatur.