Lincoln-Way Students Participate in National Signing Day
Thursday, May 2, 2019

On Wednesday, May 1, students from Lincoln-Way Central, East and West participated in National Signing Day Ceremonies, an event that recognizes student-athletes who have committed to play a sport at the collegiate level.

Lincoln-Way Central
• Abi Baumgartner- University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Basketball
• Megan Cales- Carthage College, Water Polo
• Christina Cassara- Purdue University, Cheerleading
• Andrew Englert- University of Nebraska, Cross Country/Track
• Connor Erickson- Aurora University, Soccer
• Jacob Erickson- University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Track and Field
• Nicolette Gossage- Northern Illinois University, Soccer
• Alexis Kamp- Olivet Nazarene, Track and Field
• Kyle Labedz- Milwaukee School of Engineering, Baseball
• Dani Lauer- Aurora University, Volleyball
• Hunter Opiola- Quincy University, Lacrosse
• Dylan Post- University of Houston, Baseball
• Nathan Purcell- Moraine Valley Community College, Basketball
• Tim Rybarczyk- Triton College, Baseball
• Jason Sall- Erskine College, Volleyball
• Samantha Vorderer- St. Mary’s College, Volleyball
• Jack Yurkanin- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Volleyball

“We are honored to be a part of this experience,” said Lincoln-Way Central athletic director, Matt Lyke. “You have always represented Lincoln-Way Central in a positive way. Through hard work in athletics and academics, you have been granted the opportunity to pursue your dreams.”

Lincoln-Way East
• Jacob Abeja- Joliet Junior College, Wrestling
• Andres Cahue- Governors State University, Soccer
• Bridget Grady- Purdue University Northwest, Soccer
• Alec Hranicka- St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, Baseball
• Adam Hudson- Salem International University, Water Polo
• Ashley Kuzlik- Concordia College (NY), Soccer
• Lindsay LaDere- University of Illinois at Springfield, Softball
• Ethan Lambrigger- Kirkwood Community College, Baseball
• Cameron Lee- State College of Florida, Baseball
• Wil McPhillips- Ball State University, Volleyball
• Tristen Michel- Carthage College, Soccer
• Kaitlyn Ortiz- Ohio State University, Cheerleading
• Danny Pacini- Dominican University, Volleyball
• Victor Porada- Dominican University, Soccer
• AJ Pulido- Lewis University, Cross Country/Track
• Josh Ralston- McHenry County College, Baseball
• Jackson Ritter- University of Iowa, Football
• Kaley Sheehan- Lake Forest College, Basketball
• Jake Tomczak- Carthage College, Football
• Bryce Wyma- University of Illinois at Chicago, Swimming/Diving

“This group represents great things in athletics, in academics, and in life,” said Lincoln-Way East athletic director Mark Vander Kooi. “They have represented our school and our communities extremely well and have bright futures. We are proud of them and thank them for the effort and commitment to excellence.”

Lincoln-Way West
• Dylan Adair- Purdue University-Northwest, Golf
• Kylee Brandau- University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Soccer
• Nathan Clendenning- St. Xavier University, Basketball
• Chris Dargan- Trine University, Volleyball
• David Flores- Ball State University, Volleyball
• Tara Hastings- Concordia University-Chicago, Basketball
• Tyler Holubek- Concordia University-Chicago, Volleyball
• Jack Hrvatin- Stevenson University/Maryland, Volleyball
• Brianna Knezz- Moraine Valley College, Volleyball
• Sara Loichinger- Olivet Nazarene University, Soccer
• Louden Moran- Stevens Institute of Technology, Volleyball
• Ben Pluskota- North Central College, Volleyball
• Megan Shelton- Concordia University-Chicago, Soccer
• Brendan Sturm- Benedictine University, Baseball
• Sarah Taheny- University of St. Francis, Softball

“We appreciate all of the hard work, time, effort, and dedication that they have displayed to become successful athletes, students, and leaders in their respective sports and in our school,” said Lincoln-Way West athletic director Ted Robbins. “Their commitment to the team, determination, and work ethic to be the best that they could be has led to the great opportunity that is ahead of them, the opportunity to compete in college athletics while getting an education.”