High School and College
Vermes played High School soccer at Delran High School, New Jersey. He graduated in 1984, having scored 109 goals. In 1999, he was named by The Star-Ledger as one of the top ten New Jersey high school soccer players of the 1980s.
Vermes played his first year in college on the men's soccer team at Loyola College in Maryland under head coach Bill Sento. Vermes then transferred and played three years of college soccer at Rutgers University, from 1985 to 1987, where he elevated the status of the program to that of a national power. In his final season, Vermes scored 21 goals and 10 assists for the team, finishing a first team All-American, as well as runner-up for the National Player of the Year Award. During that season, Vermes led Rutgers to their first victory in the NCAA Tournament in 26 years, scoring the winning goal in a contest against Seton Hall University.
... Higgins grew up in Kent, Washington where she attended Mount Rainier High School ... She graduated from high school in 1986 and entered the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that fall, playing on the women’s soccer team from 1986 to 1989 ... In 2000, she was named to the Soccer America College Team of the Century ...
... The wheels were 40 inches (1,000 mm) high, made of solid black gum, with no spokes and six-inch (152 mm) tires ... They were arranged neatly in piles about four feet high and far enough apart for a wagon to drive between them for loading ... a new home on the corner, southeast of the red brick school ...
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