Olivia Termini of Mountain Top, will continue her academic and athletic career this fall at Dickinson College. She will join the Red Devils soccer team under the direction of Head Coach Kelly Tyrrell, who became the head coach of the women’s soccer program in 2007. After leading the Red Devils to a NCAA Tournament third-round appearance in 2010, Tyrrell was named the Centennial Conference Coach of the Year, as well as the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year. The women’s soccer team had one of the best starts in program history, winning the first seven games of the season and going on to finish with an overall record of 11-5-1.
She is the recipient of a John Montgomery Scholarship, which is given to students who obtain strong grades in a challenging high-school curriculum and who demonstrate exceptional talent in any of a variety of areas, including the performing or studio arts, foreign-language acquisition, independent research or writing, leadership on a regional or national level.
Termini is a graduate of Crestwood H. S. and the daughter of Paul and Rosemary Termini of Mountain Top.
Dickinson is a highly selective liberal-arts college that is home to 2,300 students from across the nation and around the world. The college participates in the prestigious Centennial Conference and offers 25 intercollegiate athletics programs. And with the recent addition of the Kline Fitness & Squash Center and the Durden Athletic Training Center, intramurals and recreation offer students the opportunity to participate in activities that promote overall health and wellness.