Justine Ibarra, a Class of 2013 midfielder from Puyallup, Wash., will travel across the country to attend Gardner-Webb. She has announced her verbal commitment to ESPNHS.
Ibarra has lived in three different states in the past five years, but has competed at a high level of soccer in each of them. She played varsity soccer as a freshman at Central Hardin (Cecilia, Ky.), then played varsity as a sophomore at John Rogers (Puyallup, Wash.) and now plays on the varsity squad as a junior at Puyallup (Puyallup, Wash.).
On the club side, she currently competes for Washington Premier in the ECNL. She has also spent time with the Fayetteville Force (N.C.), Atletico Flames (Ky.), and Mockingbird Valley (Ky.).
Ibarra becomes the first confirmed commit to Gardner-Webb for the Class of 2013.