Pen to paper: 11 athletes sign with colleges

Pen to paper: 11 athletes sign with colleges

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Seniors [from left] Jordan Meyers, Calvin Minor, Deandre Brown, Jaden Wright and Jocqui Davis sign national letters of intent to play college football.

Eleven seniors made their college decisions public Wednesday morning as they signed national letters of intent to continue their athletic careers during a ceremony in the library.

Pitcher Chloe Campise signed with The University of Dallas to play softball.

“It’s a really academic-driven school, so I know while I’m there I’m going to be getting a really good education, as well as playing on a decent softball team and just continuing to play the sport I love,” Campise said.

Defensive back Jordan Meyers, who accepted a scholarship offer to the University of Central Arkansas, explained that he didn’t just choose the school because of the sport.

“It’s going to take me a long way because it’s not just a great football school, but it’s also a nice academic school,” Meyers said. “So if I don’t go anywhere in football past college I know I will get somewhere in the real world.”

Campise recalled the moment when she decided playing softball was what she wanted to do outside of high school.

“It was probably my freshman or sophomore year when I realized I wanted to keep playing through high school, and beyond high school,” Campise said. “I had been in contact with several different colleges and been on visits to different campuses, and on my first visit to the University of Dallas I fell in love with the atmosphere.”

Editor’s note: Check back tomorrow for a photo gallery from National Signing Day.

National Signing Day

Football

  • Hendrick Ekpe – defensive line, University of Minnesota
  • Deandre Brown – running back, Abilene Christian
  • Calvin Minor – linebacker, University of North Texas
  • Jaden Wright – defensive back, New Mexico State University
  • Jordan Meyers – defensive back, University of Central Arkansas
  • Jocqui Davis – wide receiver, Missouri Southern State University
  • Jordan Jorgenson – wide receiver, Truman State University

Baseball

  • Cory Duran – Northeast Texas Community College

Track

  • Malik Summers – Texas Christian University

Girls Soccer

  • Sam Naughton – Southwestern Oklahoma Christian

Softball

  • Chloe Campise – pitcher, University of Dallas