Dylan Bronkema of Rockford has signed a letter of intent to play with the Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) men’s soccer team.
Bronkema has achieved accolades from the high school level as First Team All Conference and All State Second Team. He also plays with the Michigan Wolves Soccer Club, which is one of the premier soccer clubs in the United States.
Mark Castro, head coach of the IWU men’s soccer program, said that Bronkema has good strength, and at 6 feet 1 inch he is able to win balls in the air and handle himself very well in one-on-one situations. “Both of these are keys to being a great defender and why Bronkema is a great asset to this team,” he said.
“Indiana Wesleyan University stuck out to me as a great campus, a lot of nice people and everyone is positive,” Bronkema stated during the signing ceremony on the campus of IWU. “It’s a good atmosphere, and I am excited to be a part of the soccer team. We have a good team and great coach, and I am looking forward to it.”
Bronkema will be number 22 for the IWU Wildcats when he begins the 2011-2012 school year. He plans to double major in sports management and business.