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Kent State Tuscarawas signs Dover runner to cross country and track and field teams

Garrett Bradley, right, signs his letter of intent while seated by Mark Albaugh, Kent State Tuscarawas cross country and track and field head coach. Standing are Harry Anderegg, Kent State Tuscarawas assistant track and field coach, and Rob Brindley, Kent State Tuscarawas athletic director.

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Kent State University at Tuscarawas announced the signing of a Dover High School graduating senior to its cross country and track and field teams. Garrett Bradley signed a letter of intent on April 27 to run for the Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles cross country and track and field teams.
 
Bradley is a four-year varsity letter winner for the Tornadoes and garnered numerous athletic and academic awards at Dover. He has been a regional qualifier in both the 4x800 relay and for the cross country team. He was named to the Third Team All-County cross country team twice as well as being named to the Second Team All-County cross country team twice.
 
He scored the high points as a track and field team member his sophomore season and highest points for a distance competitor his junior year along with reigning as a two-time East Central Ohio League D1 Champion in track and field. He also served as cross country team captain during his junior and senior years and track and field team captain his senior year.
 
Off the field Bradley has earned Scholar Athlete status in both cross country and track and field for all four years of high school and was a four-year academic letterman for cross country and three-year academic letterman for track and field. He was tapped for National Honor Society membership in his junior and senior years and also served on the DHS yearbook staff for the last two years.
 
“Without a doubt Garrett is a huge signing for our campus,” said Mark Albaugh, cross country and track and field coach for Kent State Tuscarawas. “His academic and athletic resumes are impressive and resemble a Who’s Who among the nation’s best high school student athletes. We are elated that Garrett chose us over some much bigger schools, but in the end it came down to who he trusted and how our academic and athletic goals aligned with his own goals.
 
He is a young man of integrity and heart, and there is little question that he will help raise the level of our team’s competitiveness along with our ability to reach our goal of raising a national championship banner in the near future.”
 

Published: May 8, 2017
New Article ID: 2017170509984