Peabody's Aja Alimonti has committed to play soccer at Merrimack College next year. (Item Photo: Olivia Falcigno)

Peabody’s Aja Alimonti commits to Merrimack College soccer

PEABODY — For the past four years you couldn't talk about the Peabody girls soccer team without mentioning senior captain Aja Alimonti. Whether it was helping a potent Tanners offense click or getting back on the defensive side of the ball Alimonti, a senior captain, has made her mark on the program.

And that hard work has paid off this summer with Alimonti committing to play Division I soccer at Merrimack College next fall.

"I had been talking to (Merrimack) for a while," Alimonti said. "And their coach came to my club team's showcase right before COVID hit so I was really lucky or it would’ve been different.

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