The first official National Signing Day of 2020 took place around the region on Feb. 5. Social media was abuzz all day as area student-athletes made their college selections known by officially signing their National Letter of Intent.
Here’s a rundown of where our students are headed:
Editor’s note: The (**) next to people’s names indicate they have received preferred walk-on status. Here, players aren’t given scholarships up front, but they are on the team and could earn them at a later time.
• Butler: Anthony Carter, N.C. State (football); Tre Richburg, East Tennessee State (football); Jamal Worthy, Western Kentucky (football); Jacalyn Morrison, Notre Dame College (football); Jaurice Alexander**, East Carolina (football). Donovan Law, Life University (rugby); and Darius Law, Life University (rugby)
• Carolina Bearcats: Wanyae Freeman, UNC Greensboro (football)
• Charlotte Catholic: Dylan Chromy, Kutztown University (Pa.) baseball; Moira Darling,Sewanee, (field hockey); Mattie McFee, Savannah College of Art and Design (swimming); Malik McGowan, North Carolina (football); Will Sommer, University of Montevallo, (lacrosse); Mitchell Tanis, Christopher Newport (golf); Luke Taylor, Western Carolina (baseball); Cormac Terry, Catholic University of America (baseball); and Carter Woody, Valparaiso University (football)
• Charlotte Latin: Emma Gatrell, Washington & Lee (field hockey); Evelyn Peters, MIT (swimming); Carter Stockwell, Middlebury College (football); and AJ Tobler**, Campbell University (football)
• Country Day: Reed Bolin, Johns Hopkins (baseball); Clarkson Graham, Wake Forest (track and field); Cameron Grainger, Washington & Lee (soccer); William Harris, Haverford College (cross country/track and field); Kathryn Leighty, Washington University (Mo.) (track and field); Burke Logan, Skidmore College (lacrosse); Sarah Powers, Sewanee (lacrosse); Katie So, Yale (field hockey); Sophie Spada, Alabama (cross country/track and field); Phelps Thomas, Sewanee (lacrosse); and Bennett Turner, Boston College (tennis)
• Covenant Day: David Billiard, Berry College (football)
• Providence Day: Cody Cater**, Wake Forest (football); Olin Baker, Bowdoin College (baseball); Louisa Bynum, Washington and Lee (soccer); Dylan Fox-Arnold, Carleton College (soccer); Morgan Kelson, Claflin University (basketball); Colin Ravin, Denison (baseball); and Camryn Taylor, Williams College (track and field)