The first Wednesday of February marks the day when elite high school athletes dreams become reality. National Signing Day is the unofficial day when high school athletes decide where they will take their athletic talents by placing their signatures on national letters of intent. West Linn High School had five athletes whose college dreams began by simply putting their name to paper yesterday in the Media Center before school.
Evan Voeller, senior, signed his letter to play football next year for the University of Oregon Ducks. Voeller was on the top left tackles in country this year, earning him a trip to the Under Armour All American game. Voeller was a four year varsity contributor for the football team at West Linn High School.
Colin Davis, senior, signed his letter to play football next year for the Southern Oregon University Raiders. Davis was the starting middle linebacker/tight end for West Linn this past season, and also receiving playing time at linebacker his junior year. Davis was voted Three Rivers League Honorable Mention at middle linebacker this past season as well.
Madison Leek, senior, signed her letter to play soccer for the University of Arizona State Sun Devils. Leek was one of the top goal scorers in the state this season, netting over 20+ goals. She was also a four varsity contributor, being named to All-TRL teams every season, and Second team All State this past season.
Briana Barzola, senior, signed her letter to play softball for Francis Marion University Patriots. Barzola has played varsity outfield every season of her high school career. She has also been voted to All-TRL teams every year of her varsity career.
Nicole Granville, senior, signed her letter to play soccer for the Dominican University Penguins. Granville was one of the starting defenders for West Linn’s girls soccer team this past season. She was voted Most Improved player by her teammates.