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Madison Academic soccer star signs with Union men’s program

JACKSON, Tenn. - 5/7/2008 - Nick Desio of Madison Academic Magnet School has signed to play his college soccer with the Bulldogs of Union University. Desio will enter Union this fall as a freshman and will major in Business.

Desio played four years of high school soccer at Madison Academic Magnet School. As a junior, he was named All-Region, Region MVP, and Best of the West All-Tournament team. In his sophomore season, Desio earned Best of the West All-Tournament, All-Region and District MVP. As a freshman, he was named the varsity's Outstanding Offensive Player. Desio played club soccer for the Memphis Futbol Club. In 2006, he helped lead his team to a state semifinal and US Club Region Semifinal. In 2007, Desio's team was a state runner-up and Gothia Cup runner-up. Desio has 30 goals in his career, including 11 this season in just 10 games.

Off the field, Desio is a part of the Honors Program, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the Excel Club.

Desio is the son of Marcus and Cindy Desio.


Steven Aldridge
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