North Penn's Houlihan Commits to Play Soccer at Clarion

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, North Penn senior Riley Houlihan was recognized for committing to continue her soccer career at Clarion University. To view photos of the event, please visit the Photo Gallery.

Riley Houlihan – Clarion University (Soccer)

Major:  Business

Final list of colleges:  Clarion, Towson

Reasons for choosing Clarion:  “I chose Clarion because I really enjoyed the team, the coach and the spirit of the team.”

What was the progression that led you to playing soccer at the collegiate level?  “I grew up playing soccer, and I decided when I was young I wanted to play in college.”

Coach Jim Dehner says:  “Riley was a four-year varsity starter. When she arrived as a freshman, all the coaches were excited to see her play as well as improve throughout the years. She developed into a vocal leader but was always a leader on the field.  She brought a competitive attitude that was infectious for the others. With these qualities, she will excel in college.”

About Riley:
Favorite food:  Mac and Cheese
Favorite movie:  Remember the Titans
Favorite music:  Country