Bethany Coons

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Junior Soccer Player Bethany Coons. Three games into the season, Bethany has scored seven goals, one game winner, with five assists. After playing forward her first two years of high school, Bethany will move to the position of center midfielder this year which may result in fewer goals but more assists. Bethany has made the verbal committment to play soccer at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is also a very good student and maintains a GPA OF 3.667. Bethany scored a goal Monday night in a 3-0 win over Warrenton and she added two more in a 7-1 victory over Pacific Tuesday, giving her 10 goals on the season. Union is currently 5-0 on the season.

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Middle Blocker Amanda Vollmer of the Washington Blue Jays. She helped the team capture the championship of the 60th Annnual Hermann Tournament with a two set win over St. Francis Borgia last week. Amanda described the title win as the highlight of her high school career to this point. She will play volleyball at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, where she will study nursing.

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