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Local standouts sign on National Signing Day
by Greg Oshust
February 05, 2014 05:31 PM | 3645 views | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A number of local standout athletes signed letters-of-intents with colleges on National Signing Day Wednesday.

Lovett football player Grant Haley was among the most prominent signees as he signed a letter-of-intent with Penn State.

Pace had three of its athletes sign with NCAA Division I schools, with football player Denzel Franklin signing with Stanford, Kameron Uter inking for football and baseball with Wake Forest and Kenny Selmon signing for track and field with North Carolina.

Westminster football players Sam Schmal, Cameron Seward and Austin Chapman each signed with Boston College, while teammate Jake Forte inked with Harvard.

The four football players were among the 20 Westminster athletes who signed with colleges Wednesday. The others were baseball players McClain Bradley (Wofford), Jake Johnson (Notre Dame) and Luke Johnson (Butler), soccer players Natalie Fitzgerald (University of the South) and Sheridan Nulty (College of the Holy Cross), track athlete Austin Dhillon (Wesleyan), volleyball player Ellie Hartman (Fairfield), tennis player Julie Fowler (Emory), swimmers Maddie Downs (Williams College) and Isabella Issa (Emory), lacrosse player Read Zigler (Franklin & Marshall), gymnast Sarah Dyer (Hamline), crew rowers Isabelle Babb (U.S. Naval Academy), Anna Ellis (Virginia) and Annie Jachthuber (Ohio State) and squash player Garrett Donnelly (Columbia).

Holy Innocents' had three football players sign -- Luke Wright with Cincinnati, Jack Palmore with Brown and Owen Penn with Coast Guard Academy.

Holy Spirit Prep soccer player Luke Whelan signed a letter-of-intent with Belmont Abbey.

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