Seniors Sign National Letters of Intent
Graduation, as most athletes know all too well, often terminates a player’s career in sports. In football, only 8% of all high school players are recruited to play in college, 2.4% in Division I schools. On National Signing Day, February 1, eight senior athletes committed to college athletics.
Noll Stieren committed to Salisbury University.
Baseball star and all around sports connoisseur Michael Ranjink committed to Elizabethtown college.
Shylo Arneson is attending to Frostburg State University to continue her softball career.
Track and Field player Paige Badostein signed to Stevenson University.
Miranda Timberlake, Meredith Lapen, Grace Weaver, and Ines Garofolo all committed to various universities for soccer. Timberlake will be going out of state to Nazareth College, while Lapen will attend Philadelphia University and Weaver will attend Hood College. Garofolo will study at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Each commit signed their contract in front of their peers and family members. Before signing, each of the athletes’ coaches boasted about their accomplishments on and off the field and said how lucky they were to work with such talented students.
Coach Rick Connor reminded the crowd that, “These kids are great on and off the field. I know they’ll be able to handle college athletics.”