Ferreira signs with men's soccer

Posted: February 28, 2013

HOWELL – The Cleary University men’s soccer team added it’s second international player with the signing of Justin Ferreira from Canada.

“Justin is a strong offensive midfield player who adds versatility and depth to our 2013 soccer squad,” said Thomas Greeley, men’s soccer coach at Cleary University. “We are really happy that he will be a part of our fall campaign.”

“I chose Cleary because I would like to pursue a career in accounting and I believe a degree from Cleary will give me a great opportunity to find a stable job after university,” said Ferreira, a senior at Listowel District Secondary School in Listowel, Ontario, Canada. “I also believe Cleary's soccer program will help develop me into a better soccer player.”

Ferreira, an outside midfielder and striker, was the team’s leading scorer for 2010-2013, netting 25 goals in 32 games. He was the Team MVP in 2011 and was the team captain from 2011-2013. His team won the Huron Perth Championship in 2011.

He also played for the Waterloo United soccer club, an Ontario Cup finalist in 2012.

Cleary University reintroduced its collegiate athletic program in 2011 when it formed teams for men’s and women’s golf and cross country. Golf and cross country competed in 2012. Men’s and women’s soccer teams are scheduled to compete in 2013. Cleary is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).

Cleary University (cleary.edu) is an independent, not-for-profit, multi-campus, specialized business university, committed to the betterment of society through the success of its alumni and their employers; to operate as a role model of responsible business practice; to embrace quality management principles, innovation, and an attentive customer focus; and to aspire to a better future.

Cleary’s mission is to provide a practical, application-based education, which equips students to advance their careers.