National Letter of Intent day signings

It’s a big day for local athletes who are signing Letters of Intent to play their respective sports at colleges around the country. Below is a list of the athletes signing today. We’ll be updating it throughout the day so make sure to check back. If we missed a local athlete let us know by sending an email to Herald Prep Editor Aaron Swaney or tweet us at @heraldnetpreps. For a full list of local athletes signing today, click here.

• Archbishop Murphy girls soccer player Shelby Koch, who was a first-team All-Area selection, signed a Letter of Intent to a play women’s soccer at Loyola University in Chicago.

• In Provo, Utah, former King’s quarterback Billy Green signed his Letter of Intent to play for Brigham Young University. Green has been enrolled at BYU for more than a month and is already preparing for the 2013 season.

• Stanwood twin brothers Kyle and Brian O’Donnell both signed their Letters of Intent to play football for Central Washington on Wednesday.

• Lakewood do-everything football star Justin Peterson signed his Letter of Intent to play for Central Washington on Wednesday.

• King’s lineman Mason Friedline signed to play football with Yale next season.

• Glacier Peak softball player Alexis Michael signed her Letter of Intent to play for Linfield.

• Two of the best cross country runners in Snohomish County history, Glacier Peak’s Amy-Eloise Neale and Katie Bianchini, signed their Letters of Intent on Wednesday. Bianchini will be heading to Lipscomb University while Neale stays home to attend University of Washington.

• Local football players sign with Central Washington, including Glacier Peak’s Sean Elledge, Edmonds-Woodway’s Desmond Young, Stanwood brother Kyle and Brian O’Donnell and Lakewood’s Justin Peterson (pictured above). Mountlake Terrace’s Mason Stone will be signing with Idaho in June.

• Edmonds-Woodway’s Desmond Young signed his Letter of Intent to play for Central Washington earlier today.

• Edmonds-Woodway signing ceremony, including softball player Cassady Orstad (Olympic College) and football players Desmond Young (Central Washington) and Matt Cuzzetto (Southern Oregon University).

• Everett girls soccer players Rosie Sittauer (Seattle U.), Haley Ayers (Seattle Pacific) and Bailey McMullen (Central Washington) signed Letters of Intent on Wednesday.

• Lynnwood’s Andrew Basham signed his Letter of Intent with the University of Washington.

• Kamiak athletes pose for a photo before signing their Letters of Intent on Wednesday afternoon, including football player Tyri Bethea (Wayne State), girls soccer player Emma Makela (University of Texas-San Antonio), swimmers John Stupey (University of Maryland-Baltimore County) and Liam Sosinsky (Cornell) and baseball players Andy Crosby (Univ. of Puget Sound) and Jacob Bettencourt (Pacific Lutheran).

• Kamiak’s Emma Makela signs her Letter of Intent to play women’s soccer for the University of Texas-San Antonio on Wednesday.

• Granite Falls’ Courtney Young signs her Letter of Intent to play women’s soccer at Eastern Washington University next season.

• Glacier Peak’s Sean Elledge signed his Letter of Intent to play football at Central Washington on Wednesday.

• Cascade’s Denae Weigelt, Sarah Jenkins, Rachel Detroit, Hannah Dowdell and Emily Nelson all signed LOIs on Wednesday.

• Glacier Peak’s Bailey Anderson signed her Letter of Intent to play soccer for Boise State bright and early Wednesday morning.

• Lake Stevens boys soccer player James Tanner signed with Metropolitan State University of Denver on Wednesday morning

• Lake Stevens track and field athletes signed his LOI with the University of Washington.

More in Sports

Local soccer players sacrifice to play with Sounders Academy

The talented youngsters say playing with the Academy has made them better people as well as players.

Paxton, not Felix, deserves Opening Day start for Mariners

Could Seattle’s marriage to the longtime star pitcher be heading for the rocks?

Q&A with Shorecrest’s Julia Strand

Two years ago, Julia Strand was a key player for the Shorecrest… Continue reading

Silvertips travel to Spokane in matchup of in-form teams

Everett has lost once in regulation in its past 19 games, and the Chiefs have won three straight.

Pairings announced for regional basketball playoffs

Lynnwood and Stanwood girls face each other Saturday at Jackson High School

The Herald’s Athletes of the Week for Feb. 11-17

THE HERALD’S PREP ATHLETES OF THE WEEK FOR FEB. 11-17 Mason Phillips,… Continue reading

Marysville Pilchuck boys basketball exceeding expectations

In a preseason Wesco 3A coaches poll, the Marysville Pilchuck boys basketball… Continue reading

Stanwood boys basketball relying on post production

The play of Stanwood boys basketball players Matt Vail and Mitch Jones… Continue reading

Young King’s girls basketball team builds foundation

Dan Taylor teaches freshmen at King’s High School. This year he coached… Continue reading

Most Read