Dordt College News

Grubbs Signs With Defender Women's Soccer

February 6, 2014

Sarah Grubbs, a senior at McKinney Christian Academy in Texas, has announced her intention to attend Dordt College and join the Defender women’s soccer program.

Grubbs is a 5’6” defender for the McKinney Christian Mustangs and for the Manchester Soccer Club.  Grubbs has six goals and twelve assists so far this season for the Mustangs and is also a team captain.  Recently Grubbs was awarded the Positive Coaching Alliance triple impact player scholarship for the Dallas Region in recognition of her participation in soccer, basketball and softball while also being active in band and yearbook at McKinney, in addition to her volunteer service in the community.

Grubbs also is a team captain for the school’s basketball team and in 2013 was named  TAPPS Academic All-State, TAPPS 3A-4 All-District Defensive Team, and All-District First Team.  In softball, Grubbs is a two-time TAPPS 3A-4 Second Team All-District honoree.

Grubbs started playing for the Manchester Soccer Club in 2010 and from 2007-1010 she  served as a defender or midfielder for the Solar Gold and Blackwatch and has been a guest player for the Sting, playing in a host of championship tournaments on team that have garnered multiple honors.

Sarah is the daughter of Joe and Kristi Grubbs of McKinney, Texas and she plans to major in Engineering at Dordt College.

Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, is a comprehensive Christian college rooted in the Reformed tradition. Dordt’s athletic program is a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC).

U.S. News & World Report,, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review all list Dordt on their best colleges lists. Dordt is home to approximately 1,400 students.

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