Class of 2018 Chapter 3

Jacob “Jake” Battaglia
Hometown: Frisco, TX
High School: Frisco High School
Position:  Quarterback
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Coach Lira: “Jake is a good football player, and I am really excited to work with him next year.  He is a guy that has all the intangibles you look for in a quarterback.  He also has the arm strength to hit all the throws and the mobility to extend the play.  I am super excited to watch Jake his four years here at Greenville, and the legacy he will leave!”
Why Did He Choose Greenville: “I chose Greenville because the community and the town had an uplifting atmosphere that I felt comfortable in. The football program had all the right traits of a program that could help you grow not only as a football player, but a future husband, father, and a man of God.”

Bruce Volaski
 Terra Bella, CA
High School: Bakersfield College
Position: WR/RB
Major: Criminal Justice

Coach Schomaker: “Bruce is looking for a family and EMAP is just the place.  He needs people who are going to pour into him and help him become the man he was meant to be and in turn I believe he can be someone who does the same for his teammates.  He is a tremendous talent on the field and I am excited to watch him blossom this fall.”
Why Did He Choose Greenville: “I chose Greenville because of the brother hood bond that the team had.  And that everyone was about the person next to them and not for themselves”

Tyler Christensen
Hometown: South Elgin, IL
High School: South Elgin High School
Position:  Slot Receiver
Major: Criminal Justice
Coach Lira: “Tyler is a great route runner, and is someone who can make plays in open space.  He is a player that not only can get it done on the field, but he is also someone who we expect to lead in the classroom as well.  I am super happy to welcome him to the family!”
Why did He Choose Greenville: “I chose Greenville college due to the close bond between all of the guys and the strong feeling of comfort between everyone. I loved the way the guys competed and I was amazed with the competition between one another. I just feel that the environment is one I will fit into well.”

Wade Jung
Hometown: Altenburg, MO
High School: Perryville High School    
Position: DL
Major: Secondary Education: Emphasis on Coaching
Coach Schomaker: “Wade is a blue collar, hard working, farm boy from Missouri.  He takes on that lunch pale mentality and will be extraordinary in the ordinary everyday tasks.  He is a monster in the weight room and I am excited to watch him blossom here at GC.
Why Did He Choose Greenville: “I want to attend Greenville College because I feel that I will adjust easily due to the smaller class sizes. I was very impressed by the campus tour. I love that I will be able to keep playing football while furthering my education.”

Colton Faure
Hometown: Susanville, CA
High School: Lassen High School
Position:  DE
Major: Criminal Justice
Coach DiSandro: “Colton is a very tall, lean, and athletic defenisive lineman.  He was a very impactful player at the high school level, and we expect it to transition to the college level.  Last and most important to us, is his character.  He is a good kid with great grades, and we feel like he’s going to be a great fit!
Why Did He Choose Greenville: I chose Greenville because it seems like a good and friendly environment and I get to play football. I plan on majoring in criminal justice.

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