TRM’s Nelson signs with UWA

Published 11:37 am Friday, April 20, 2012

Family: That is one of the reasons T.R. Miller Lady Tiger cross country and track athlete Amber Nelson said she chose the University of West Alabama to sign with Friday at the T.R. Miller Tiger field house.
It is only appropriate that Nelson mentioned family as he reason also as she will now join her brother Brandon at the college who is already there running on scholarship.
“Being able to get a scholarship has always been something I have worked to get,” Nelson said. “I am kind of excited to be part of a team in college. I really liked their team. They are like a family and it kind of reminds me of our team. It will be good to run with my brother, Brandon, again.”
T.R. Miller Lady Tiger athlete Amber Nelson signed a cross country scholarship Friday with the University of West Alabama. Joining Nelson at the signing was mom Pauline Nelson, front right, dad Scott Nelson, back right, and coach Rob Atkinson.
“She has been our captain the last two to three years,” Atkinson said of Nelson. “She has been an incredible influence on our younger kids in cross country and our outdoor track. We really appreciate her example and her attitude.”
Nelson also played volleyball at T.R. Miller.

About Adam Robinson

My name is Adam Robinson and I have been the Sports Editor of the Brewton Standard since September 2007. I cover all the local sports in the Brewton area. I am a 2007 graduate of Troy University with a degree in Print Journalism with a contract in Sports Information. I married Shari Lynn in June of 2007 and we welcomed our first child, Hatlee, in April of 2010.

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