Siloam Springs, Ark. (June 10, 2005) - John Brown University, along with Bob Gustavson, men’s soccer coach, are pleased to announce the signing of Berryville High School standout and Arkansas All-State Player, Jose Ramirez. “We’re very excited that Jose decided to attend JBU,” Gustavson said. “I have watched him play for several years and I know that he has the technical ability to play at a very high level.” Ramirez graduated near the top of his class and has received several academic and athletic honors for his efforts this year. He is a member of the Arkansas Comets Soccer Club and was selected to the State ODP team as a midfielder. Ramirez joins fellow JBU recruits Spencer Watson (Harrison) and Nathan Piston (Siloam Springs) in the State All-Star Game, June 21 at Razorback Stadium.