Lane Czura was agonizing over the decision of where she wanted to go to college ... until she visited Wake Forest. One visit to Winston-Salem, N.C., was enough to convince Czura that's where she wanted to go to school, and an offer to join the soccer team was enough to seal the deal.
Czura, a star defender on Hilton Head Prep's soccer team, will not receive an athletic scholarship but she has been told she will have a spot on the roster.
Name: Lane Czura
High school: Hilton Head Prep
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High school coach: Chance Cook
College: Wake Forest
Probable major: Business
About Wake Forest: Coached by Tony da Luz, the Demon Deacons won their first Atlantic Coast Conference title and made the NCAA tournament for the 15th consecutive season last fall.
Why Wake Forest?: "The first time I ever visited Wake Forest, I fell in love with the campus and student life," Czura said. "It also has great athletics and a great education. Another deciding factor was that my older sister goes there, which made me want to go even more."
Other schools considered: Virginia, Brown, Carnegie Mellon
Other high school sports played: Basketball, tennis, cross country