Signing Day: Anyanwu leads big class of collegiate signees

Below is a list of those students who signed a National Letter of Intent to play at the collegiate level next season. Several area schools held signing ceremonies to mark the occasion.

Kevin Olson, Augustana, Football
Joe Putz, Augustana, Football
Nate Strong, Bradley University, Baseball
Brent Strong, Bradley University, Baseball
Taylor Nivala, University of South Dakota, Soccer
Janelle Rupkalvis, Michigan Tech, Volleyball
Karlie Hauer, University of Minnesota, Volleyball
Tom Anderson, Arizona State, Track
DeShawn Crutch, University of Sioux Falls, Track

Andover seniors sign their National Letter of Intent to attend and compete at the collegiate level next fall. Those pictured include, from left: Tom Anderson, DeShawn Crutch, Kevin Olson, Joe Putz, Brent Strong, Nate Strong, Karlie Hauer and Taylor Nivala. Submitted photo

Kyle Griffin, Augustana, Football
Katie Bednorz, St. Cloud State University, Soccer
Allie Giddings, University of South Dakota, Soccer
Katie Jones, Moorhead State, Soccer
Amber Wanous, Northern State University, Soccer

Duke Anyanwu, University of Minnesota, Football
Stephen Schneider, St. Cloud State University, Football
Chris McCloud, Southwest Minnesota State University, Football
Tori Veth, North Dakota State University, Soccer
Julia Clifford, St. Cloud State University, Soccer

Coon Rapids
Bobby Smith, Jamestown (N.D.), Baseball
Cody Herrmann, Jamestown (N.D.), Baseball
Alex Wojciechowski, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Baseball
Lydia Weiler, Minnesota State University, Moorhead, Swimming
Tanner Lowe, Northern Illinois, Wrestling
Shaquille Theus, St. Cloud State University, Football
Amanda Michalski, Seton Hall, Lacrosse

Blaine students who signed National Letter of Intent Wednesday are, from left: Chris McLeod, Duke Anyanwu, Julia Clifford, Lizzy Bruder, Steven Schneider and Sean Leverton. Photo courtesy of Steve Guider.

St. Francis
Logan Schwartzwald, North Dakota School of Science and Technology, Volleyball
Debbie Evans, Northern State, Softball
Kelsey Gale, Northern State, Softball
Tyler Dustman, Bemidji State, Football
Tanner Aho, Carlton College, Football
Kate Burley, St. Scholastica, Soccer
Compiled by Jason Olson






St. Francis students among those signing Letters of Intent include front row from left: Tyler Dustman, Kelsey Gale, Tanner Aho. Back row: Debbie Evans and Logan Schwartzwald. Submitted photo