Greely grad hasn't lost love of soccer. Despite several setbacks along the way, Oliver Blum has settled into a starting role at Northeastern.
Sport: Soccer ( Boys)
Posted: September 10th, 2012 by Tom Nolette
By JAMES PATRICK
BOSTON - At 6-foot-2 with a lean body and long, gangly arms, Oliver Blum looks like a goalkeeper.
Since winning a state championship with the Greely boys' soccer team in 2007, his career has been a process: He transferred after a year at Providence College, endured his first losing record in 2010, then played with a painful hip injury in 2011.
Not everything on Blum's soccer resume is perfect, but Blum is finally getting a chance to show the talent and athleticism that caught the attention of college coaches when he was a high school senior.