Catalina Foothills' Jenna Glad, facing front, hugs teammate Cait Myrdal after scoring against Sabino in the second half during the 4A-1 girls soccer state championship game at Tucson High School in Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011. Photo by Greg Bryan / Arizona Daily Star

Greg Bryan / Arizona Daily Star

Before accepting a scholarship to Colorado, Glad was, in the words of Falcons coach Charlie Kendrick, “the backbone of our team for the last three years.’’ Those three years, 2010-2012, resulted in back-to-back-to-back state championships. 

Sports columnist for the Arizona Daily Star.