CFISD athletes sign with colleges during 2019 early signing period

November 15, 2019

Bridgeland High School softball students athletes pose for photos after signing letters of intent to their respective colleges Nov. 13. Standing in the front row (from left) are Acie Prince, Blinn College; Raina Lange, Texas State University; and Mackenzie Stuart, Tyler Junior College. Standing in the back row (from left) are Kaileigh Duncan, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor; Aidan Conner, Columbia University; Haley Williams, St. Edward’s University; Alexis Vaughn, Abilene Christian University; Makensie Garner, Sam Houston State University; Taylor Phillips, Southeastern Louisiana University; and Chris Wattinger, San Jacinto College. (Photo by Jacob Grosch, Bridgeland HS)
Bridgeland High School softball students athletes pose for photos after signing letters of intent to their respective colleges Nov. 13. Standing in the front row (from left) are Acie Prince, Blinn College; Raina Lange, Texas State University; and Mackenzie Stuart, Tyler Junior College. Standing in the back row (from left) are Kaileigh Duncan, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor; Aidan Conner, Columbia University; Haley Williams, St. Edward’s University; Alexis Vaughn, Abilene Christian University; Makensie Garner, Sam Houston State University; Taylor Phillips, Southeastern Louisiana University; and Chris Wattinger, San Jacinto College. (Photo by Jacob Grosch, Bridgeland HS)

Nov. 15, 2019—Nearly 40 CFISD athletes joined many others across the country in signing letters of intent to participate in collegiate athletics during the early signing period, which started Nov. 13.

“It is gratifying to see so many CFISD athletes fulfill a lifelong dream by signing National Letters of Intent,” said Ray Zepeda, CFISD director of athletics. “We are proud of the students, coaches and programs in regards to their accomplishments on and off the field. To be considered for an athletic scholarship, athletes must meet stringent academic requirements as well as be great athletes. We celebrate with their families and wish our athletes the best of luck as they continue their academic and athletic careers at the next level.”

The signing period is the first time student athletes from Bridgeland and Cypress Park high schools were able to sign their letters of intent.

“This first group of seniors that signed with colleges is really impressive,” said Bridgeland Head Volleyball Coach Verena Khalil, who watched three of her athletes sign. “Their hard work and dedication paid off with colleges signing them to play at the next level. I am so proud of Aidan, Alexis, and Makensie because they have started a tradition as ‘Bridgeland’s First Class’ with a very high standard.”

The following athletes signed or plan to sign during the early signing period:

Bridgeland High School

Baseball

  • Taylor Phillips, Southeastern Louisiana University; and
  • Chris Wattinger, San Jacinto College.

Girls Soccer

  • Kaileigh Duncan, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Softball

  • Raina Lange, Texas State University;
  • Acie Prince, Blinn College; and
  • Mackenzie Stuart, Tyler Junior College.

Girls Track and Field/Cross Country

  • Haley Williams, St. Edward’s University

Volleyball

  • Aidan Conner, Columbia University;
  • Makensie Garner, Sam Houston State University; and
  • Alexis Vaughn, Abilene Christian University.

 

Cy-Fair High School

Baseball

Cy-Fair High School head baseball coach Billy Hardin (center) poses with seniors (from left) Jacob Schoenvogel, Baylor University; Rhett McCaffety, Texas State University; Jake Dunagan, Davidson College; and Alec Aranda, Hill College after the quartet signed their letters of intent to their respective college at a ceremony at the school Nov. 13. (Photo by Thomas Dessens, Cy-Fair HS)
Cy-Fair High School head baseball coach Billy Hardin (center) poses with seniors (from left) Jacob Schoenvogel, Baylor University; Rhett McCaffety, Texas State University; Jake Dunagan, Davidson College; and Alec Aranda, Hill College after the quartet signed their letters of intent to their respective college at a ceremony at the school Nov. 13. (Photo by Thomas Dessens, Cy-Fair HS)

  • Alec Aranda, Hill College;
  • Jake Dunagan, Davidson College;
  • Rhett McCaffety, Texas State University; and
  • Jacob Schoenvogel, Baylor University.

Swimming

Cy-Fair High School senior Carson Kaufmann Hudson smiles after signing her letter of intent to swim collegiately at Florida State University
Cy-Fair High School senior Carson Kaufmann Hudson smiles after signing her letter of intent to swim collegiately at Florida State University

  • Carson Kaufmann, Florida State University

Volleyball

  • Lauryn Boerne, Midwestern State University

 

Cypress Creek High School

Boys Basketball

Cypress Creek High School senior Nate Martin smiles after signing his letter of intent to play college basketball at Texas State University on Nov. 13. (Photo by Shelby Sutton, Cypress Creek HS)
Cypress Creek High School senior Nate Martin smiles after signing his letter of intent to play college basketball at Texas State University on Nov. 13. (Photo by Shelby Sutton, Cypress Creek HS)

  • Nate Martin, Texas State University

Girls Basketball

Cypress Creek High School senior Morgan Hill smiles after signing her letter of intent to play college basketball at the University of Louisiana at Monroe on Nov. 13. (Photo by Shelby Sutton, Cypress Creek HS)
Cypress Creek High School senior Morgan Hill smiles after signing her letter of intent to play college basketball at the University of Louisiana at Monroe on Nov. 13. (Photo by Shelby Sutton, Cypress Creek HS)

  • Morgan Hill, University of Louisiana at Monroe

 

Cypress Falls High School

Baseball

Cypress Falls High School senior Noah Smith (seated) poses with Head Baseball Coach Chris Laird after signing a letter of intent to play college baseball at Southeastern Louisiana University on Nov. 13.
Cypress Falls High School senior Noah Smith (seated) poses with Head Baseball Coach Chris Laird after signing a letter of intent to play college baseball at Southeastern Louisiana University on Nov. 13.

  • Noah Smith, Southeastern Louisiana University

 

Cypress Lakes High School

Baseball

Cypress Lakes High School senior Ethan Campos (seated in blue top) poses with family and his baseball coaches after signing his letter of intent to play baseball at Grayson College on Nov. 13.
Cypress Lakes High School senior Ethan Campos (seated in blue top) poses with family and his baseball coaches after signing his letter of intent to play baseball at Grayson College on Nov. 13.

  • Ethan Campos, Grayson College

 

Cypress Springs High School

Cypress Ranch High School student athletes pose for photos after signing letters of intent to their respective colleges Nov. 13. Seated (from left) are Riane Burton; University of Cincinnati; Shira Patton, Northern Arizona University; Maddie Wiggins, Trinity Valley Community College; Britton Rogers, University of Georgia; Kendall Johnson, Blinn College; and Brooklynn Gamble, University of Houston. Standing (from left) are James Gavin, Michigan State University; and Luke Negrete, Angelina College.
Cypress Ranch High School student athletes pose for photos after signing letters of intent to their respective colleges Nov. 13. Seated (from left) are Riane Burton; University of Cincinnati; Shira Patton, Northern Arizona University; Maddie Wiggins, Trinity Valley Community College; Britton Rogers, University of Georgia; Kendall Johnson, Blinn College; and Brooklynn Gamble, University of Houston. Standing (from left) are James Gavin, Michigan State University; and Luke Negrete, Angelina College.

Baseball

  • Austin Brewer, University of Texas at San Antonio

Softball

  • Edriani Berges, McLennan Community College

Volleyball

  • Ielan Bradley, Stephen F. Austin State University; and
  • Jada Hamilton, Nyack College.

 

Cypress Ranch High School

Cypress Ranch High School student athletes pose for photos after signing letters of intent to their respective colleges Nov. 13. Seated (from left) are Riane Burton; University of Cincinnati; Shira Patton, Northern Arizona University; Maddie Wiggins, Trinity Valley Community College; Britton Rogers, University of Georgia; Kendall Johnson, Blinn College; and Brooklynn Gamble, University of Houston. Standing (from left) are James Gavin, Michigan State University; and Luke Negrete, Angelina College.
Cypress Ranch High School student athletes pose for photos after signing letters of intent to their respective colleges Nov. 13. Seated (from left) are Riane Burton; University of Cincinnati; Shira Patton, Northern Arizona University; Maddie Wiggins, Trinity Valley Community College; Britton Rogers, University of Georgia; Kendall Johnson, Blinn College; and Brooklynn Gamble, University of Houston. Standing (from left) are James Gavin, Michigan State University; and Luke Negrete, Angelina College.

Baseball

  • Luke Negrete, Angelina College

Girls Basketball

  • Riane Burton, University of Cincinnati; and
  • Shira Patton, Northern Arizona University.

Softball

  • Kendall Johnson, Blinn College;
  • Britton Rogers, University of Georgia; and
  • Maddie Wiggins, Trinity Valley Community College.

Swimming

  • James Gavin, Michigan State University

Volleyball

  • Brooklynn Gamble, University of Houston

 

Jersey Village High School

Baseball
Jersey Village High School senior Gilbert Escobedo III smiles after signing his letter of intent to play baseball at the University of St. Thomas on Nov. 13. (Photo by Erik Catalon, Jersey Village HS)
Jersey Village High School senior Gilbert Escobedo III smiles after signing his letter of intent to play baseball at the University of St. Thomas on Nov. 13. (Photo by Erik Catalon, Jersey Village HS)

Jersey Village High School senior Bryson Walker (center in black top) poses with his family after signing his letter of intent to the University of the Incarnate Word at a ceremony Nov. 13. (Photo by Erik Catalon, Jersey Village HS)
Jersey Village High School senior Bryson Walker (center in black top) poses with his family after signing his letter of intent to the University of the Incarnate Word at a ceremony Nov. 13. (Photo by Erik Catalon, Jersey Village HS)

Jersey Village High School senior Nathan Becker smiles after signing his letter of intent on Nov. 13 to play baseball at Rice University. (Photo by Erik Catalon, Jersey Village HS)
Jersey Village High School senior Nathan Becker smiles after signing his letter of intent on Nov. 13 to play baseball at Rice University. (Photo by Erik Catalon, Jersey Village HS)

  • Nathan Becker, Rice University;
  • Gilbert Escobedo III, University of St. Thomas; and
  • Bryson Walker, University of the Incarnate Word.

 

Langham Creek High School
Langham Creek High School seniors (from left) Sora Kim, University of Texas at Tyler; Riley Foreman, University of Texas; Erica Lowery, Texas A&M University; and Macy Martin, University of Montevallo, pose after signing letters of intent to their respective colleges at a ceremony Nov. 13. (Photo by Drake Drymond, Langham Creek HS)
Langham Creek High School seniors (from left) Sora Kim, University of Texas at Tyler; Riley Foreman, University of Texas; Erica Lowery, Texas A&M University; and Macy Martin, University of Montevallo, pose after signing letters of intent to their respective colleges at a ceremony Nov. 13. (Photo by Drake Drymond, Langham Creek HS)

Girls Golf

  • Sora Kim, University of Texas at Tyler

Boys Track and Field

  • Riley Foreman, University of Texas

Volleyball

  • Erica Lowery, Texas A&M; and
  • Macy Martin, University of Montevallo.

 

Javascript Required

Sorry, this site does not work properly without JavaScript enabled. Please enable JavaScript or contact your local administrator.