KINGSTON – Andrew and Michael Kim, of Dallas, twin brothers and senior soccer players at Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School, will continue their academic and athletic careers at Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, in fall 2017. They are members of the Sem Blue Knights soccer team, coached by the Rev. Charles Carrick.
Both Andrew and Michael play center mid, have played soccer for 11 years and were members of the Wyoming Valley Soccer Club for two years, under coach Javier Rodriguez.
They also played with the Lehigh Valley United for nine years under coach George Crampton, Andy Adlard and Bob Hartman.
In 2014, the brothers helped lead the United to the finals of the State Cup.
The boys began playing soccer at Wyoming Seminary Lower School in seventh grade and continued at the Upper School, earning four varsity letters each in soccer.
Andrew was named team MVP in his junior and senior years and both boys served as co-captains during their senior year.
As sophomores and juniors, they helped lead the Blue Knights to WVC District 2 championships and to the second round of state playoffs in 2015 during their junior year.
During the boys’ senior year, the Wyoming Seminary the team reached final round of district play and first round of state post-season competition
Andrew was named to the Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches All-State team in 2016 and both were named to the Times Leader and The Citizens’ Voice All-Star First Teams
They were also named to the WVC Boys Soccer All-Star First Team in 2016.
Both have been named to the WVC All-Star First Teams as sophomores and juniors, and to the WVC Coaches Class A First Team and Times Leader’s All-Star Team as juniors.
They also played doubles tennis for four years for the Blue Knights and hold four varsity letters each.
The brothers helped lead the Blue Knights to three WVC District 2 Class 2A runner-up finishes in doubles play in freshman, sophomore and junior years, and to the 2017 District 2 Class 2A team championship; Sem clinched the win on Michael Kim and Will Ziegler’s victory over the Scranton Prep No. 1 doubles match
The sons of Dr. Eugene Kim and Dr. Gisele Lafond-Kim, of Dallas, both boys plan to major in chemistry.