CFISD athletes sign during 2017 late signing period

June 13, 2017

Cypress Springs track and field athletes, seated from left, Whitney Ochiam (Texas State), Erica Cormier Jordan (UT-Arlington), Essance Sample and Ariele Adams (Houston) celebrate signing letters of intent with family members, Principal Dr. Cheryl Henry and Coach Ruqayya Gibson in May.
Cypress Springs track and field athletes, seated from left, Whitney Ochiam (Texas State), Erica Cormier Jordan (UT-Arlington), Essance Sample and Ariele Adams (Houston) celebrate signing letters of intent with family members, Principal Dr. Cheryl Henry and Coach Ruqayya Gibson in May. 

June 13, 2017—Student athletes from nine CFISD high schools celebrated the transition from high school to collegiate athletics during late-period signing ceremonies in May and June.

Cypress Springs soccer players, seated from left, Ilianna Lara, Daniela Garfias and Gabriela Garfias (Cisco College) and Tiffany Alfaro, Ami Powers and Kelly Vásquez (Centenary College) celebrate signing letters of intent with their families in May.
Cypress Springs soccer players, seated from left, Ilianna Lara, Daniela Garfias and Gabriela Garfias (Cisco College) and Tiffany Alfaro, Ami Powers and Kelly Vásquez (Centenary College) celebrate signing letters of intent with their families in May. 

The students, joined by coaches, administrators, family and friends, signed National Letters of Intent to various universities and community colleges.

The following athletes signed letters of intent:

Cy-Fair High School

  • Dylan Higgins, football – Millsaps College; and
  • Mikayla De Los Santos, softball – Trinity Valley Community College.

Cypress Creek High School

  • Tyler Erickson, baseball – Centenary College;
  • Davon Berry, men’s basketball – Richland College;
  • Mike Kayira, men’s basketball – Beloit College;
  • Jared Wallace, men’s swimming and diving – University of the Incarnate Word;
  • Zac Hawes, men’s swimming and diving – Oklahoma Christian University;
  • Caleb Horn, football – Texas Lutheran University;
  • DaKwa Davis, football – Texas Lutheran University;
  • Tyler Daughtry, football – Coe College; and
  • Michael Campbell, men’s track and field – Odessa College.

Cypress Creek student athletes celebrate signing letters of intent during a ceremony at the school in May.
Cypress Creek student athletes celebrate signing letters of intent during a ceremony at the school in May. 

Cypress Falls High School

  • Gavin Ceballos, baseball – Odessa College;
  • Daeja Monroe, women’s basketball – Rainey River Community College;
  • Jessica Grimes, women’s soccer – Angelina College;
  • Francisco Rodriguez, men’s soccer – Murray State University;
  • Christian Paz, men’s soccer – University of Texas-Tyler;
  • Bayli Luke, women’s soccer and track and field – Concordia University;
  • Kara Fucci, softball – Prairie View A&M University;
  • Bryanna Novegil, softball – Stephen F. Austin State University;
  • Nathan Wuellner, men’s swimming and diving – Ouachita Baptist University;
  • Rylee Braeden, women’s tennis – Eastern Washington University;
  • Jean Jenkins, women’s track and field – Texas A&M University;
  • Devall Harris, men’s track and field – University of Texas-San Antonio;
  • Alexis Dunn, women’s track and field – Mississippi College; and
  • Jesenia Colbert, women’s volleyball – Marshalltown Community College.

Cypress Lakes High School

  • Dominique Kassim, women’s volleyball – Southern University-New Orleans;
  • Rachel Williams, women’s volleyball – Southern University;
  • Jesús Cerda, men’s soccer – Angelina College;
  • Andy Chicas, men’s soccer – Angelina College
  • Allison Camacho, women’s soccer – Angelina College;
  • Clara Golden, women’s basketball – Lindenwood University;
  • Tamia Jenkins, women’s basketball – Gillette College;
  • Kristen Potter, women’s basketball – McPherson College;
  • Christopher Thomas, men’s wrestling – Lindenwood University-Belleville; and
  • Christopher Escobedo, men’s wrestling – Wayland Baptist University.

Cypress Lakes volleyball player Dominique Kassim signs with Southern University-New Orleans in May.
Cypress Lakes volleyball player Dominique Kassim signs with Southern University-New Orleans in May. 

Cypress Lakes volleyball player Rachel Williams signs with Southern University in May.
Cypress Lakes volleyball player Rachel Williams signs with Southern University in May. 

Cypress Ranch High School

  • Alexander Dulevitz, football – Colorado School of Mines;
  • Demi McInnis, beach volleyball – Texas A&M-Corpus Christi;
  • Nick Sorensen, football – Rice University;
  • Luke Bowman, men’s swimming – University of Texas;
  • Dylan Neumann, men’s swimming – Southwestern University;
  • Madison Kinsey, women’s swimming – Southern Methodist University;
  • Lauren Wall, women’s swimming – Trinity University (San Antonio);
  • Jalayia Bartley, women’s track and field – Iowa State University;
  • Sean Marshall, men’s track and field – University of Michigan;
  • Christian Villareal, men’s track and field – Houston Baptist University;
  • Camry Dabney, women’s volleyball – Jackson State University;
  • Bailey Mulder, women’s volleyball – Angelo State University; and
  • Alex Smith, men’s cross country and track and field – Trinity University (San Antonio).

Cypress Springs High School

  • Josh Arroyave, men’s soccer – University of the Ozarks;
  • Roland Sankawulo, men’s soccer – Murray State College;
  • Tyreke Sapp, men’s track and field – University of Tennessee-Martin;
  • Ami Powers, women’s soccer – Centenary College;
  • Ilianna Lara, women’s soccer – Cisco College;
  • Daniela Garfias, women’s soccer – Cisco College;
  • Gabriela Garfias, women’s soccer – Cisco College;
  • Tiffany Alfaro, women’s soccer – Centenary College;
  • Kelly Vásquez, women’s soccer – Centenary College;
  • Erica Cormier Jordan, women’s track and field – University of Texas-Arlington;
  • Essance Sample, women’s track and field – University of Houston;
  • Ariele Adams, women’s track and field – University of Houston; and
  • Whitney Ochiam, women’s track and field – Texas State University.

Cypress Woods High School

  • Matthew Swick, baseball – Blinn College;
  • Connor Elliott, baseball – Angelina College;
  • Garrett Kellogg-Clark, baseball – Galveston College;
  • Dante Farr-Collins, baseball – University of Mary Hardin-Baylor;
  • Miles Wilson, football – Texas Lutheran University; and
  • Grant Norgan, men’s swimming – University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Jersey Village High School

  • Kaylyn Latin, women’s volleyball – Alcorn State University.

Langham Creek High School

  • Niko Ramos, baseball – Frank Phillips College;
  • Tommy Tolve, baseball – Frank Phillips College;
  • Nathan Díaz, men’s soccer – Angelina College;
  • David Zavala, men’s track and field – Sam Houston State University;
  • Robert Hill, football – University of Mary Hardin-Baylor; and
  • Thomas Robinson, student trainer – Tyler Junior College. 

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