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June 27, 2012
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Soccer: Vega to play for UNLV this fall

Playing Division I soccer has always been the goal for Douglas High graduate Eddie Vega.

This fall, after a series of bumps in the road, he'll finally realize it.

Vega, the 2007 Sierra League Midfielder of the Year who led the Tigers to a regional championship and state runner-up finish the same season, will play for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas starting this fall.

UNLV coaches first saw him playing for American River College and invited him to play for the Runnin' Rebels starting last season.

"I took a statistics class that didn't transfer in for my math, so …

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