Wednesday, March 25, 2009

IN THE NEWS: They're Making The Grade | La Jolla High Student Named One of Newspaper's Top Student-Athletes

An accomplished distance runner who excels on an individual level, Nihal Kayali seems an unlikely standout for a soccer team.

Kayali, though, was captain and one of the top scorers for the La Jolla High girls, who won a share of the Western League soccer title and followed with a San Diego Section Division III championship.

The Western League Player of the Year, who plans to hang up her shin guards next year while competing for Yale in cross country and track, has relished her soccer experience with the Vikings. Read more from the San Diego Union-Tribune.