Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The students are going to a variety of schools across the country.
Fourteen Hopkins High School athletes signed to play at the collegiate level Wednesday, including two athletes who signed with Division I teams. Taylor Anderson will be running track for the University of Connecticut, while Sarah Klecker will be running cross-country for the University of Minnesota. Both programs are Division I. “I chose the U of M just because the whole team atmosphere, the whole cross-country team, is like one big family and it reminds me a lot of my team at Hopkins here,” Klecker said. The following students also signed: The athletes have earned a total of 54 varsity letters while in high school. But they’re not just athletes. They have a cumulative GPA of 3.68. “I’m so proud of the kids. It’s what they’ve worked for. …
In total, 20 Minnetonka High School athletes have signed National Letters of Intent this school year to play 11 collegiate sports.
Today is National Signing Day, the day high school seniors from across the country sign binding letters of intent to attend a college and play their sport. At Minnetonka High School, five student athletes signed their letters on Wednesday morning. Rowing: Catherine Ahrens (U of M) Football: Jack Bixler (MSU-Moorhead), Jake Bush (MSU-Mankato), DeCeon Schumann (Northern State), Malcom Moore (Iowa Western CC) In total, 20 Minnetonka High School athletes have signed National Letters of Intent this school year. Fifteen students signed during the early signing period last November and five signed Wednesday during the winter signing period. These athletes will participate in 11 collegiate sports, including football, boys hockey, girls hockey, …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Nia Coffey, Erin O’Toole and Mikaala Shackelford all committed to play with Division I schools.
Three of Hopkins High School’s top girls basketball players signed to play at the collegiate level on Wednesday. Guard Nia Coffey signed with Northwestern University. Forward Erin O’Toole signed with the University of North Dakota. And Guard Mikaala Shackelford signed with the University of Illinois. The scholarships the three received are worth a combined $100,000 per year. “These are three student athletes that have made our department very, very proud,” said Hopkins Activity Director Dan Johnson. “They’ve made our school proud with their academic prowess. … And athletically, of course, they’ve been a part of a couple state championship teams and multiple conference championship teams and section championship teams. And we’re hoping for …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
The students took part in a Signing Day ceremony Wednesday.
It was another big day for Hopkins High School as nine student-athletes formally committed to play for college teams across the country. The following students signed papers or formally committed to a college on National Signing Day: (Not all the students were present at the Hopkins High School ceremony.)