With Spring Sports in full swing and Seniors completing their final days of classes, a group of students signed their national letters of intent at the next level. During Community Period, Thursday, April 13th, the student-athletes gathered in the gym, along with parents, friends, family, and classmates to celebrate the occasion. Five students signed to continue competing at either the NCAA Division One, Division Two, or Division Three level. James Bauer, a four-year player on the Boy’s Soccer and Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field teams, signed to play Soccer at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine. Annabelle Brooks, who has run Cross Country and Track and Field and competed for the Nordic Ski team at Cheverus since her Sophomore year, garnering All-State selections and three state championships, signed to compete in Nordic Skiing at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Carter Hoglund, a four-year player on the Boy’s Soccer and Basketball teams and all-conference selection in the former, signed to compete in soccer at Nichols College in Dudley, Massachusetts. Elle Picard, who has played for Cheverus in Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, and Softball, signed to play softball at Regis College, in Westin, Massachusetts. Finally, Collin Plalum, a four-year player on the Boy’s Soccer and Basketball teams, signed to continue playing soccer at Saint Joseph's College in Standish, Maine.
The five join two other students who signed this past fall. Taylor Tory, who garnered multiple all-state and all-conference honors and a state championship, signed to play Field Hockey at Assumption University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Matthew Connor, a 4 year Varsity Baseball member, also signed to play at Assumption University.
Student-Athletes have committed to competing at the next level for decades, going on to Prep years, the NCAA, and other competitive levels. Already, the Junior Class has produced top talents committing to play at the Division One level. Girl’s Basketball Standouts Maddie Fitzpatrick and Emma Lizotte have both committed to compete at top Division One schools. Fitzpatrick, who was recently selected the Maine Gatorade Player of the Year in Girl’s Basketball, committed in February to play for the University of Maine, in the America East Conference. Lizotte, a two-time All-State selection, recently committed to compete for Quinnipiac University, in Hamden, Connecticut, which competes in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Junior Lily Johnson committed to play Division One Field Hockey at Boston University, a part of the Patriot League.