Record-setting, nine athletes commit to colleges

DSHS student athletes officially sign to colleges

Nine of Dripping Springs High School`s most elite athletes officially signed to continue playing sports in universities around the nation on Wednesday, November 11th at 8 a.m.

Six of the nine individuals are members of Dripping Spring’s varsity volleyball team, ranked number one in the state.

Senior Morgyn Greer, an Outside Hitter, plans to play at the University of Florida, which is ranked number four in the nation, starting fall of 2016.

Senior Libero Autumn Rounsaville has been verbally committed to play at the University of Texas, ranked third in the nation, since her freshman year of high school.

Senior Right Side Hitter Judianne Schoenborn plans to attend and play for Wheaton College, which is located west of Chicago.

Another Right Side Hitter and Senior Alissa Johnson will play for Tarleton University in Stephenville, Texas.

Senior Setter Madison Green will play for Texas A&M Corpus Christi.

Ashley Waggle, Senior Middle Blocker, is committed to play for Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.

All of the volleyball girls are extremely talented athletes and the community of Dripping Springs looks forward to seeing them thrive in the college athletics setting.

Swimmer and Senior Micah Slaton has committed to swim for Mizzou University in Columbia, Missouri. Micah has qualified for state two years in a row and is predicted to win the Texas 5A State Championship in his two individual events in February.

“Micah is the most coachable athlete that I have ever worked with,” said the Dripping Springs Varsity Swim Team coach Andrea McCarthy.

Cross Country runner Hannah Moore is committed to run for Dallas Baptist University in the fall of 2016 and her coach feels she is ready for this new adventure.

“Hannah is a hard worker,” said DSISD Assistant Athletic Director/Cross Country coach Marisa Parks. “She has the fire and drive along with natural athleticism. She is an amazing runner to watch.”

Senior baseball player, Harold (Shep) Shepard, will play for Brigham Young University in the fall of 2016 after his many years of experience in the sport.

Along with signing this Wednesday, these nine athletes were also awarded during the Veterans Day assembly with a gift from a member of the local VFW. 

Dripping Springs High School is very proud of these nine individuals and all the hard work they’ve put into their teams and their futures.

Written by Graysen Gilbraith

Sports Editor

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