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Connell ready to soldier on after signing with The Citadel
State champ inks academic scholarship, will also take to the mat for Bulldogs
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L-ES WILL CONNELL signed a scholarship with The Citadel while being surrounded by members of his family as well as his high school coaches. On Connells right are his grandparents, Lois T. Izzy Connell and J.C. Connell, while his mother, Kerry, is seated to his left. Looking on from behind, from left, are L-E athletic director Scott Jones, Demons head wrestling coach Evan Moxie, Connells older brother, Ben, younger brothers, Zach and Taylor, and their father, Joe Connell.
All you have to do is look around at the landscape which is college athletics and read the headlines about those who make a mockery of the word "student" in the term student-athlete. For all the bad press those who stray from the rules in college athketics receive, those who get the job done in the classroom and in the classroom are oftentimes overlooked. One young man who will not be accused of being an athlete first and then, a student is Will Connell.

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