College signing day for area prep athletes

A big day for many prep athletes as it was college signing day for many sports.

At Eau Claire Memorial there were five athletes that signed Division 1 scholarships..

Girls swimmer Nikki Martinez will make a splash for Illinois Chicago while boys swimmer Alex Delakis will be a Badger as he is headed to Wisconsin.

The Old Abes baseball team is represented by Jake Sparger who will play ball at Louisville, while Grant Peikert will hit the diamond at Northwestern.

Old Abes tennis standout Sydney Wolfe will take her racket to play at Northern Iowa.

Down the road at Eau Claire North High School, Huskies Kayona Lee will play college basketball at Division 1, Illinois College, which plays in the Missouri Valley Conference.

At Chippewa Falls, a pair of players from the state champion Cardinals softball team will continue their careers on the Div. 2 college diamond, as Evie Schaler will attend Winona State University. Teammate, Liz Jarosz will play in the same Northern Sun conference as she will attend Concordia University in St. Paul.

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