John Brown University Soccer Signs Central Defender

Siloam Springs, Ark. (March 22, 2002) — Todd Hengemuhle, of Racine, Wisconsin, signed a letter of intent to play soccer for John Brown University. Hengemuhle is a 5'11" central defender who played competitively at the Premier level for three years. Hengemuhle also gained soccer experience at the recreational level over the past seven years, where he served as a captain for three years.

"Todd is a talented central defender with a strong work ethic. He will add experience and athleticism to our team. We expect him to make a significant contribution to our defensive effort this fall. I am really looking forward to working with Todd. He is a good student who will do well in all aspects of college life," said coach Bob Gustavson.

Hengemuhle was homeschooled at Logos Academy and participated in numerous extracurricular activities including the debate and bible quiz teams. Hengemuhle also serves as a soccer coach for youth and is a referee at the amateur level. In 2002 Hengemuhle received a Wisconsin referee of the year nomination.

Hengemuhle is the son of Robert and Beverly Hengemuhle of Racine, Wisconsin. Hengemuhle plans to major in either business administration or international business at JBU.

John Brown University is a private university with an enrollment of over 1,600 students from 45 states and 33 countries. JBU is a member of the Arkansas Independent Colleges and Universities as well as the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.