Class of 2017: Part 6

Justin Moore
Hometown: Anchorage, AK
High School: South
Position: OL
Awards: 1st Team All-State OL (2011 & 2012)
1st Team All-Conference OL (2011 & 2012)
1st Team All-Tournament OL (2011 & 2012)
Alaska All-Star Selection
Alaska Athletic Alliance All-Alaska Team
Most Inspirational Player for Lineman Inc.
Most Inspirational Player for All-Alaska Team
Major: Undecided
Coach Mingo: "Justin is one of the most polished high school lineman that I have ever seen. As soon as we saw his film we knew that he was a guy we needed to target in this recruiting class. I expect Justin to compete for playing time very early in his career, and believe he will be a tremendous asset to the GC community."
Why Did He Choose Greenville: "I chose Greenville College because of how welcomed I feel. Coach Mingo has been in constant contact with me and encouraged me throughout my senior year. He has me more then ecstatic to be attending Greenville because I feel they have everything and more that I'm looking for in a college. By committing to Greenville, I feel I have become a part of something bigger and welcomed as part of the family."

William Plachta
Hometown: Brandon, FL
High School: Brandon
Position: WR
Awards: Team Captain
National Merit Scholarship Commendation
The Big B Award
Major: Criminal Justice
Coach Rode: "William is a very selfess individual. He spends a lot of time volunteering and helping other people. His selfless attitude is going to make him a team first kind of guy. He will bring a lot of toughness to the WR group because of his ability to be physical when blocking."

Cory Snyder

Hometown: Jerseyville, IL
High School: Jersey
Position: DB
Major: Criminal Justice
Coach Rode: "Cory is an extremely intelligent football player. He will bring a lot of leadership and savvy to the defensive secondary. I am thrilled that he has chosen to continue his career at Greenville because I know he is going to excel academically, athletically, and spiritually when he is here."
Why Did He Choose Greenville: "I chose Greenville because of the immediate connection I had with the coaches. The campus and town had an at-home feel which weighed heavily on my decision. Academics was also a draw for me, I plan to major in Criminal Justice, but also have an interest in Environmental Science."

Jeff Girdler

Hometown: Bloomingdale, IN
High School: Turkey Run
Position: RB
Awards: Warrior Leadership Award
Team Captain
All-Wabash Valley All-Star Team Selection
Regional Qualifier (Wrestling)
Regional Runner-Up (Wrestling)
Semi State Qualifier (Wrestling)
Major: Sports Management - Coaching Minor
Coach Orr: "I'm glad to welcome Jeff as a new member of our program. The work ethic and selflessness that Jeff brings with him will be assets that will help him fit right in to EMAP Nation."
Why Did He Choose Greenville: "I chose Greenville College for numerous reasons but the top reasons are that I can pursue a degree in sports management and enhance that degree with a coaching minor. Future plans that I can pay it forward to future young athletes and leave positive lasting impressions on them... And how awesome is it that I can do that while playing football as a Panther!!"

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