Thirteen Laguna Beach High student-athletes took a big step in their educational and athletic futures by committing to universities on National Signing Day on Wednesday.
Laguna athletes will compete in the future in conferences such as the Pac-12, Big West, West Coast, Centennial, Big East and Ivy League.
"We are very proud of these student-athletes who have excelled on the playing field and in the classroom," Laguna Athletic Director Mike Churchill said. "We wish them all the best of luck in their college careers."
Players who committed and/or signed letters of intent on Wednesday were: Allison Palmer (women's volleyball, Arizona State); Marina Paul (women's soccer, Georgetown); Melena Masson (women's water polo, Stanford); Samer Alkateb (men's water polo, UC Santa Barbara); Nolan McConnell (men's water polo, Long Beach State); Katherine Barton (rowing, Harvard); Yoshi Andersen (women's water polo, Harvard); Caroline Holte (women's volleyball, Harvard); Lauren Michaels (women's tennis, Cornell); Tommy Renner (men's water polo, Johns Hopkins); Erik Henrikson (men's water polo, Johns Hopkins); Rachele Killian (women's volleyball, Brown); Avery Bush (women's volleyball, Loyola Marymount).