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Meet the Newcomers: Janine Beckie

Meet the Newcomers features freshman forward Janine Beckie

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Aug. 6, 2012

For 11 days leading up to the 2012 Red Raider season-opener against Idaho, will introduce each member of the incoming freshman class.

Texas Tech is set to open its 2012 season with a combination of core returning players as well as one of the top signing classes in school history.

The season-opener is scheduled for Aug. 17 at the John Walker Soccer Complex.



Highlands Ranch, Colo. - Valor Christian High School

- Janine Beckie

Club Accomplishments
Leading scorer for REAL Colorado U-16 Regional Championship team...2010 Region IV Champion...2011 Region runner-up...member of ECNL European Tour Team 2011.

High School Achievements
2012 Gatorade Colorado Player of the Year..Member of the 2009 and 2010 Colorado High School girl's soccer state runner-up team..named to the All-Pioneer League team...2010 Region IV Champions...2011 Regional IV runner-up...named 2011 First Team All-Colorado and First Team All-Conference.

Olympic Development Program Achievements
US U-18 women's national team (2011-12)...Colorado ODP Regional Team 2011

Head Coach Tom Stone on Janine Beckie
"Janine was a player we targeted two years ago after seeing her lead her youth team, Real Colorado National to the national championships. I think she had six goals at the Regional event in six games and was simply running away from people. Since that time she has had the opportunity to play for the U-18 National Team and has developed her game even further in some key areas. Her REAL Colorado coaches, under DOC Lorne Donaldson, have taken a keen interest in Neener's development and have really helped her game progress to a national team level. Janine loves to run at people and shoots extremely well on the dead sprint--Beckie can make an immediate impact as a freshman and will be an exciting player for our fans to watch for the next four years."



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