PEORIA, Ill. — Several area student-athletes signed college scholarship letters on the first day of the 2019 fall signing period on Wednesday.
Five seniors at Normal Community High School signed scholarships to compete in Division I sports. Swimmer Julia Heimstead (Arizona), basketball player Kyle Schneringer (Alabama-Birmingham), and baseball players Griffin McCluskey (Valparaiso), Mason Burns (Illinois State) and Tommy Heideman (ISU baseball) signed their National Letters of Intent.
Morton’s Lindsey Dullard will join Schneringer at Alabama-Birmingham after signing her women’s basketball scholarship at a school ceremony.
Notre Dame had three seniors sign scholarship letters: Noah Madrigal (Marquette soccer), Emma Crowley (Illinois-Chicago softball) and Tristan Daugherty (University at Buffalo wrestling).
Pontiac senior Regan Krause signed with Stanford University softball. Illini Bluffs softball players Hanna Hicks (Illinois State) and Makayla Ellison (Spoon River College) signed their letters Wednesday.
U-High had six baseball players commit to play in college : Jack Feely (Central Michigan) Jackson Blemler (Parkland Community College), Caleb Gross for Baseball (Cedarville University), Jackson Powell (University of South Carolina – Upstate), Brendan Tupper (Parkland Community College) and Drew Ziebarth (Illinois Wesleyan).
Metamora swimmer Justin Alderson signed with Georgia Tech. And three Redbird softball players announced their college commitments: Madisson Benson with Carl Sandburg), Isabella Revallo with Monmouth College and Becca Johnson with Wisconsin-Lutheran.