Five more young men have decided to attend Greenville College and play football this upcoming fall. This entry features four young men from Illinois and one from Maryland.
Name: Caleb Jackson
Hometown: Butler, IL
High School: Hillsboro High School
Position: Running Back/ Slot
Why did he choose Greenville: I chose Greenville because of the close connection between athlete and coach, and my beliefs.
Coach Schomaker's Quote: Caleb had a terrific senior year and that really got our attention as a staff. He’s a local kid who comes from a great family and will add a lot to our program both on and off the field.“
Name: Jake Renfrew
Hometown: Saint Joseph
High School: Saint Joseph-Ogden High School
Position: Running Back/Linebacker
Major: Physical Therapy
Why did He Choose Greenville: It was just the right size for me as a college and offered me the opportunity to both play a sport I love while also being able to further myself academically.
Coach Flannery's Comment: Jake is joining us from Saint Joseph-Ogden high school which has a rich tradition of success on the football field. We expect Jake to carry that hard work and winning attitude with him as he joins the EMAP family this fall. We are excited to see Jake compete on the football field as well as lead academically as he pursues his degree in Physical Therapy. Welcome to the family!
Name: Amari Jones
Hometown: Edgewood, Maryland
High School: Edgewood High School
Position: Running Back
Major: Environmental Studies
Why did he choose Greenville: I chose Greenville because I can see this school being a great opportunity to live in a very beneficial community all while playing all out in the sport I love most.
Coach Schoepf's quote: "It has been great getting to know Amari and his family during this process! I am excited to see Amari's passion and work ethic take him to new heights as he pursues his education and performs on the field!"
Name: Thomas Broomfield
Hometown: Greenville, IL.
Position: Defensive Tackle
Awards: Team Captain, Defensive player of the week four times
Major: Digital Media
Why did he choose Greenville: It's close to home and has ethics.
Coach Schomaker's Quote: “The thing we loved about Thomas is that we always saw him in the weight room. Thomas is another local kid from a great family and will set the tone in the weight room and with his work ethic."
High school: Edwardsville High School
Awards: Most Improved Player
Major: Exercise Science
Why did he choose Greenville: I felt welcome everyday on campus and it felt more and more like home. (Plus I love me some orange & black)
Coach Flannery's Quote: I am very excited that Monty has decided to join the GC football family! His skills on the perimeter are exactly what we are looking for. He creates great separation in his routes, and has the ability to make big plays down field. Monty graduated from Edwardsville High School, which has a rich tradition of success and great work ethic on the football field. We have no doubt that he will bring that same mentality and culture to our receiver core and football team.
Help us welcome these young men into the EMAP Family!