WEB EXCLUSIVE: Murphy's Beckner commits to Young Harris College
Murphy – Jessica Beckner has reached a decision.
After weighing offers from such schools as Lee University (Cleveland, Tenn.) and Reinhardt University (Waleska, Ga.), the standout Murphy senior athlete announced a verbal commitment to Young Harris (Ga.) College on Thursday night.
“It feels pretty good,” Beckner said. “All the hard work has paid off.”
The offer for a full scholarship, proximity and camaraderie were all driving forces behind Beckner’s decision to suit up for the NCAA Division II-Mountain Lions.
“It’s close to home,” Beckner said. “I really liked the girls (on the team) when I went for my official visit.”
A full story on Beckner’s commitment will be in the Sept. 27 edition of the Cherokee Scout.