Signing Day 2018-2019
golf – BRENNAN DOLNICK – Spring Hill College
"I wanted to go to Spring Hill my whole life. When I went down there it just felt like home and the environment, it was just perfect. Golf has been my passion since I was 2 years old and I just want to keep playing for as long as I can. I just love competition and being able to carry that on for another four years.
tennis – MATTHEW DUBUQUE – Christopher Newport University
“I decided to sign with Christopher Newport because it is a very good school, it’s very new and I liked the atmosphere of being out East. Their tennis program does very well, I think they’re top 15 in division three and I loved the coach. I’m excited just to continue playing tennis and say I am a college athlete.”
soccer – LOGAN PAYNE – University of Missouri-Kansas City
“I chose UMKC because when I visited, I loved the campus coaches. I felt comfortable there, I loved Kansas City, the campus was awesome, the coaches made me feel extremely welcome and I felt like I fit in. I saw it as a school where I could not only play soccer, but also study. I am looking to go into a career of nursing and they have great programs for that. That combined with the opportunity t...
football – GRANT WESTERN – Butler University
“I chose Butler because I grew up in Indiana. Most of my family lives there and I love the campus and community there. Not to mention it’s a great school and I get to go there with my teammate Grant Stegman. I’m excited to be playing again. I love being part of a team and I love the brotherhood involved. I couldn’t see myself not playing in college. I’m excited to meet new people and see new ...
wrestling – CORY PETERSON – McKendree University
“I chose McKendree because I love the coaches and the atmosphere, and it’s only like an hour away from home. I’m most excited to win national championships. McKendree is super tough, D2 level, top five every year so I think I can help give them a boost to number 1.”
soccer – CARSON KING – Rockhurst University
"I chose Rockhurst not only for soccer but also because it is a really good fit for me. The combination of a great soccer program and a great school in general was the reason why I chose this school. It makes me feel good knowing I'm going to continue to play soccer in college because I've been doing it all my life. I feel like if I didn't choose to continue playing this sport, there would be something...
soccer – LUCAS PAYNE – Truman State University
“I really liked Truman State. I liked the campus a lot and I really liked the coach and felt like it was someplace that felt like home. The way the team was and how the atmosphere was and the academics. I hope to continue my athletic and academic career and be successful in both. It makes me feel really good that I get to play four more years and I just feel really excited because it’s somethin...
lacrosse – GIUSEPPO MIGLIAZZO – Adams State
" I chose Adam State because I really like the Colorado area and the coaching staff there, it just felt like a great fit for me. The location and the strength of the upcoming classes in the program is what stood out to me compared to other schools. I hope to have a successful lacrosse career, get a degree, and graduate. I am excited to continue playing the sport that I love. "
football – GRANT STEGMAN – Butler University
"I chose Butler because of multiple reasons. One was the entire football community and how involved and invested everyone is to the program. The community there is something I've never seen in a football program before. Also, Butler gives me the best opportunity to continue being myself as a student, person, and an athlete. I am super pumped to get up there and I hope to really make an impact off...
football – MARQUISE SIMMONS – Missouri Western
"I ended going up to Missouri Western because it is the best D2 school in the country. The Chiefs are there all summer so it's easy to get noticed if I want to play in the NFL. It feels great to be able to play for at least four more years and get a free education. I hope to get a degree and a set job right after college and if anything, maybe go to the league."
football – SETH HARRIS- Lindenwood University
"My mother was an alumni and she had a great experience there. I've been up there and talked to the head coach alot and they helped me alot. I built chemistry with them and I took my official visit about a week or two ago and had a great time."
football – NATE MARTENS – University of Northern Iowa
“I chose UNI because they have given me a great opportunity to play football, possibly early, and to get a free education. The coaches were great throughout the entire process. When I visited they showed great hospitality and excitement about me being apart of their program. I look forward to being able to live out my dream of playing college football. Also having an opportunity to succeed for op...