Signings and commitments: Where metro-east athletes are headed

News-DemocratFebruary 11, 2014 

Here is a list of sports recruits from the metro-east who signed with colleges or have made recent college commitments. Any recruits not on this list should email their name, sport, high school and college choice to


Name Position School College

Dewayne Hendrix DE O'Fallon Tennessee

Tanner Farmer OL Highland Nebraska

Gregory Taylor DB-RB East St. Louis Missouri

Kyron Watson LB East St. Louis Kansas

Treevon Prater WR-DB East St. Louis Syracuse

Craig James DB Edwardsville Minnesota

Brian Hill RB-DB Belleville West Wyoming

Tori Millender LB Belleville West SIU Carbondale

Dan Ryan OL O'Fallon Northern Colorado

Luther Wright OT East St. Louis Southeast Missouri

Nick Allen OL Belleville West Tennessee-Martin

Drew Allen OL Freeburg Tennessee-Martin

Grant Snow OL Columbia Drake

D'Anthony Knight DB Edwardsville Truman State

Jeff Brown OL-DL Belleville East McKendree

Jake Wittlich C Belleville East McKendree

Darius Crochrell WR Edwardsville McKendree

Andre Jackson DE Mascoutah McKendree

Cole Foster OL Columbia McKendree

Chase Hagene LB Nashville McKendree

Harry Uyehara OL-DL Collinsville McKendree

Jared Thole WR-DB Mater Dei McKendree

Dennis Jackson WR-RB Althoff Lincoln U.

Kris Hudson DB O'Fallon Lincoln U.

Micquell Cotton DB O'Fallon Iowa Western CC

Taemon Franklin WR O'Fallon Missouri Western

Kory Poelker DL O'Fallon Northwest Missouri State

Jacob Chapple TE O'Fallon Northwest Missouri State

Zach Klaustermeier LB Civic Memorial Northwest Missouri State

Justin James LB Granite City Quincy

Hayden Schmidt TE Edwardsville William Jewell

Steven Middendorf DT O'Fallon Missouri Valley

Sam Wilson C Collinsville Quincy

Markee Thompson LB Belleville East Grandview

Josh Harris OL Collinsville Ridgewater

Nate Collier DL Collinsville Ridgewater

Cody Reynolds LB Collinsville Ridgewater

Cortez Holman TE Belleville East Missouri Baptist

Mike Biekert WR Mascoutah Missouri Baptist


Name School College

Bradley Harrison O'Fallon SIU Carbondale

Blake Deatherage O'Fallon McKendree

Nick Yung Freeburg McKendree

Tyler Hebel Waterloo Mid-Continent U.

Johnny Albers Waterloo Purdue-Calumet

Josh Fleming Columbia Webster

John Becker Carlyle Anderson (Ind.)

Jeff Hahs O'Fallon John A. Logan CC

Collin Holton O'Fallon Southwestern Illinois

Keegan Anderson Nashville Kaskaskia

Hunter Beetley Nashville Kaskaskia

K.J. Spisak Columbia Lewis & Clark CC

Boys Soccer

Name School College

Andrew Dossett Columbia Brigham Young

Daniel Gardner Waterloo Bradley

Desmond Dolphy Belleville East Evansville

Brent Heinlein Edwardsville Illinois-Springfield

Todd Seibert Belleville West Harding U.

Brent Lehr Belleville West Greenville

Boys Track-Cross Country

Name School College

Patrick Perrier O'Fallon Stanford

Ethan DuClos Red Bud Maryville

Benjamin Richter Triad McKendree

Steven Chorma O'Fallon Missouri Southern State

Boys Tennis

Name School College

Lucas Birk Belleville East Lewis & Clark CC

Boys Golf

Name School College

Nate Welch Mascoutah McKendree

Jordan Harre Nashville Rend Lake

Michael Len Belleville West Lindenwood-Belleville

Boys Bowling

Name School College

Ben Carril Freeburg Missouri Baptist


Name School College

Haley Wroten Belleville East Northern Illinois

Andrea Roberts Belleville East Eastern Illinois

Lauren Prader Gibault Illinois State

Brianna Weilbacher Columbia Iowa State

Molly Fields Mater Dei Missouri State

Taryn Pena Columbia Drake

Jessica Ledford Collinsville Quincy

Danielle Hendricks Belleville East Benedictine-Springfield

Alison Mitts Belleville East Gulf Coast State College

Noelle Davis Gibault Lindenwood-Belleville

Amanda Campbell Belleville East Southwestern Illinois

Kiley Pelker Nashville John A. Logan

Hannah Yung Nashville Kaskaskia

Maggie Moore O'Fallon Lewis & Clark

Girls Basketball

Name School College

Torre Kohrmann Central Lindenwood-Belleville

Girls Soccer

Name School College

Lindsey Fencel Civic Memorial SIU Edwardsville

Dakota Steiner Alton Coll. of Charleston

Lilly Cobb Edwardsville Missouri-Kansas City

Sam Bibee Belleville West Truman State

Mackenzie White Belleville West McKendree

Rachel Kaltwasser Althoff McKendree

Alyssa Blaylock Collinsville McKendree

Abigail Stutz Alton McKendree

Lauren Burkett Granite City Lewis

Emily Leon Granite City Louisiana State-Alexandria

Carlee Shane Alton Millikin

Mackenzie Burris Althoff Greenville

Sydney Tedesco Belleville East Webster

Matty Merlak Collinsville Webster

Chelsea Noser Collinsville Webster

Ashley Link Wesclin Lindenwood-Belleville

Ally Mentzer Belleville West SWIC

Kelli Kinnikin Belleville West SWIC

Holly Bluemner Collinsville SWIC

Kylee Ledbetter Carlyle Kaskaskia

Tessa Wagner Edwardsville Lewis & Clark

Anna Whitaker Roxana Lewis & Clark

Girls Volleyball

Name School College

Jade Sanlin Althoff Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Jessica Baldus O'Fallon McKendree

Rachel McCulley O'Fallon Fontbonne

Avoynna Kampwerth Mater Dei Kaskaskia

Lauren Witte Collinsville Southwestern Illinois

Kelsi Scaiefe O'Fallon Southwestern Illinois

Lauren Chiarelli Collinsville Lewis & Clark CC

Girls Tennis

Name School College

Savannah Martin Belleville East Lindenwood-St. Charles

Gabbi Papachrisanthou Belleville West Quincy

Victoria Lindsay O'Fallon McKendree

Girls Track-Cross Country

Name School College

Savannah Ames Althoff Western Kentucky

Emma Farley Freeburg Missouri State

Kayla Marshall Collinsville Central Michigan

Emily Holtzclaw Highland Washington U.

Girls Golf

Name School College

Allie Leingang Columbia Western Illinois

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