National Signing Day: Where are local athletes headed?

Wednesday, Feb. 7, marked the beginning of the National Letter of Intent signing period for football and soccer players.

Listed below are local athletes who were planning to sign this week with Division I or Division II colleges. Also included are athletes who signed during the November and December early signing periods.


Kyler Gordon (Archbishop Murphy) – University of Washington

Daniel Arias (Jackson) — University of Colorado

Josh Jerome (Monroe) – Eastern Washington University

Emmanuel Osuoha (Archbishop Murphy) – Eastern Washington University

*Isaiah Lewis (Monroe) – Eastern Washington University

Taylor Schoenfeld (King’s) – University of San Diego

Jonathan Navarro (Jackson) – Central Washington University

Martin Napeahi (Archbishop Murphy) – Central Washington University

Jonathan Cox III (Lakewood) – Central Washington University

Nathan Mead (Monroe) – Franklin Pierce University

*Did not sign a letter of intent but has been admitted and confirmed his attendance, according to EWU’s press release of football signees

Men’s soccer

Nii Engmann (King’s) — Duke University

Charles Ostrom (Shorewood) — University of Washington

Ben Huynh (Cascade) — U.S. Naval Academy

Cameron Martin (Jackson) – University of San Francisco

Andre Hamilton (Kamiak) – Seattle Pacific University

Women’s soccer

Jadyn Edwards (Jackson) – University of New Mexico

Sarah Nehring (Kamiak) – Boise State University

Kendyl Hedberg (Mariner) – Boise State University

Sidney Schmidt (Kamiak) – University of Idaho

Claire Jo Diede (King’s) — University of Hawaii

Oshinaye Taylor (Marysville Getchell) — Alabama A&M University

Spencer Wirkkala (Granite Falls) – Stony Brook University

Caylie Etherington (Oak Harbor) – Western Washington University

Kayleigh Sedlacek (Jackson) – Minnesota State University-Moorhead

Jaydn Bush (Lake Stevens) – California State University-Stanislaus

Hayli Huhta (Marysville Getchell) — Simon Fraser University

Men’s basketball

Carson Tuttle (Kamiak) — Texas A&M University-Commerce

Women’s basketball

Kylee Griffen (Lake Stevens) — Gonzaga University

Ashley Alter (Stanwood) — Seattle Pacific University

Peyton Brown (Arlington) — Central Washington University


Carter Booth (Jackson) — Oregon State University

Aaron Davenport (Cedarcrest) — University of Hawaii

Morgan White (Kamiak) — University of Portland

Gavin Rork (Arlington) — Seattle University

Trent Tingelstad (Marysville Pilchuck/Everett C.C.) — University of Louisiana-Monroe


Sami Reynolds (Snohomish) — University of Washington

McKenzie Schulz (Monroe) — University of Washington

Abby Winckler (Glacier Peak) — Boise State University

Mackenzee Collins (South Whidbey) — Colorado State University

Kristina Day (Jackson) — University of Massachusetts

Sara Johnson (Lake Stevens) — Towson University

Sam Mutolo (Jackson) — Western Washington University

Ciara Ortiz (Edmonds-Woodway) — Western Washington University


Lillian Eason (Lake Stevens) — Seattle University

Natalie Hayward (Archbishop Murphy) — DePaul University

Sandra Yang (Edmonds-Woodway) — Pace University (New York)

Men’s wrestling

Mason Phillips (Stanwood) — University of North Carolina

Women’s cross country/track and field

Yukino Parle (Edmonds-Woodway) — Boise State University

Women’s crew

Ainsely Mattingly (Lake Stevens) — University of Louisville

Men’s lacrosse

Connor Whyte (Snohomish) — Colorado-Mesa University

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