Desert Christian goalie Gabe Fennema to play for Trinity Christian Collegeby Andy Morales on May. 21, 2013, under Sports
Desert Christian standout Gabe Fennema will sign a letter of intent to play soccer for Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois. Fennema, a senior goalkeeper and three-year starter for Desert Christian, will ink his commitment at the Desert Christian High School gymnasium on Thursday, May 23 at 2 pm. as part of a Sports Open House celebration.
Fennema completes his career at Desert Christian as one of the top goalkeepers in school history as well as Arizona. The TucsonCitizen.com rated Fennema as “one of the state’s best goalies regardless of division.” Bryon Crain, coach of state champion Blue Ridge, said about Desert Christian (and Fennema), “I honestly think they have the best goalie in the state.”
Fennema was named AIA D-IV Player of the Year as a junior in 2011. His records of 54-8-1 and 30 shutouts shattered the school’s previous goalkeeping records. His career 0.83 GAA places him in the top three in DCHS history. He led his team to three appearances in the Arizona State Tournament Final Four, including two in the final championship match (2010, 2012).
Trinity Christian College is a member of the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics), NCCAA (National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association), and the CCAC (Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference). With this signing Men’s Soccer Coach José Dominguez continues to bring in talent from Tucson. Fennema will join former Desert Christian High teammate Caleb Steele as well as former Catalina player Dillon Cox in the fall.
Desert Christian’s Sports Open House will also include a celebration of the Arizona State Baseball Championship, Director’s Cup, AIA Coach of the Year Award, AIA Honored Students and much more. The Open House will run from 2- 3 pm on Thursday, May 23 in the campus gymnasium. Desert Christian High School is located at 7525 E. Speedway Blvd.
NOTE: Fennema is one of Arizona’s finest goalies regardless of division.
From news release.