University of Akron Chooses Braintree Player for Soccer Team, Clemson Enrollee

The below students from Braintree have been awarded at various schools.

These students are likely just a handful of the many accomplished scholars and athletes from Braintree in high school or college. If you know of any other students worthy of praise, email joseph.markman@patch.com or comment below!

University of Akron 

Scott Caldwell of Braintree, MA has been named a member of the men's soccer team at The University of Akron. Caldwell is a midfielder for the Zips, who are ranked #3 in the country.

Since 2006, the Zips men's soccer team has posted the highest winning percentage in the nation (.824) with an overall record of 105-17-14 heading into the 2012 season. The Zips have advanced to the national championship in two of the past three seasons and in December 2010, captured the first team national championship in school history for any sport. This year's regular season ends November 3 at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field in Akron. You can follow the Zips at gozips.com.

Clemson University

Juliana Mary Melchionda of Braintree recently enrolled at Clemson University. Melchionda is majoring in Nursing.

Melchionda is among nearly 3,400 freshmen at Clemson for the fall semester.

Ranked No. 25 among national public universities, Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science- and engineering-oriented research university that maintains a strong commitment to teaching and student success. Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel.

–Info from readMedia Newswire


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