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Glenelg running back Wande Owens commits to Yale

Glenelg running back Wande Owens commits to Yale

Lying in his bed about a month before his senior football season at Glenelg, running back Wande Owens almost couldn’t believe the college process was all but over. The stress of choosing between Princeton, Yale, Lafayette, Lehigh and the University of Chicago was gone. He verbally committed to Yale via Twitter on July 28.

Sure, he still must send in his application to the Connecticut Ivy League school, but he no longer has to worry about what his athletic and academic future holds. He can instead set his sights on helping a Glenelg program in search of its third straight region title.

“I really like the environment the [Yale] coaches provided,” Owens said. “They and the...

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