Student athletes commit to colleges in early signing day

Click the photo above to start a slideshow with captions full of information about moments from the early signing day, celebrating senior student athletes who officially committed to play sports at their school of choice. A total of 22 athletes signed, which makes Nov. 11 a record-breaking signing day in school history. Students set up tables, displaying their school colors, decorated with pictures, balloons and treats.

Here’s a list of the student athletes who signed letters of intent:


Sami Jacobs: University of Alabama
Nikki Steinheiser: Boston College
Taylor Youtsey: California Polytechnic State University
Bailey Birmingham: University of Tulsa
Kialah Jefferson: Virginia Commonwealth University

Women’s Soccer

Kaitlyn Giametta: Texas Tech University
Haley Nichols: Tulsa
Natalie Smathers: Seattle University
Jordyn Gunnarson: Texas A&M University

Women’s Golf

Haili Moore: University of Kansas
Chandler Browning: University of North Texas


Abbey Beasley: Rogers State
Sarah Smith: Southwestern Assemblies of God
Riley Stephens: Southern Mississippi
Sydney Reid: University of Missouri – Kansas City


Chase Pendley: Baylor University
Gabriel Colina: North Central Texas College
Jackson Juvena: NCTC
Blake McEwan: Grayson College
Josh Barnhouse: Crowder College
Case Pettis: Hill College