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District student-athletes sign letters of intent on the first day of the early NCAA signing period

(11/12/2020) Student-athletes from Anoka-Hennepin high schools (Andover, Anoka, Champlin Park and Coon Rapids) participated in events Nov. 11 marking the start of the NCAA early Signing Day at Anoka High School signing period. At the events, student-athletes signed letters of intent from colleges and universities across the country to continue their academic and athletic careers. 


Signees by site:


Andover High School:

  • Maddy Clough, University of St. Thomas, hockey.
  • Elsie Groebner, Kenyon College, swimming. 
  • Peyton Hemp, University of Minnesota, hockey.
  • Madelynn Jurgensen, University of St. Thomas, hockey.
  • Olivia Knoepfle, University of Northern Iowa, soccer.
  • Gabby Krause, University of Minnesota Duluth, hockey.
  • Mariah Nguyen, Bemidji State University, soccer.
  • Emily Pawlaski, Louisiana State University, swimming. 
  • Emilee Roseland, Savannah College of Art and Design, soccer.
  • Kennedy Sanders, South Dakota State University, soccer.
  • Emma Schrepfer, Concordia University, St. Paul, lacrosse.
  • Maria Stocke, Bemidji State University, soccer.
  • Tyra Turner, Saint Anselm College, hockey. 


Anoka High School:

  • Faris Colic, University of St. Thomas, soccer. 
  • Reese Dehen, The Ohio State University, swimming.
  • Emma Huelsnitz, Bemidji State University, soccer. 
  • Ella Larson, Northern Michigan University, lacrosse. 
  • Olivia Rowe, University of Oklahoma, soccer. 
  • Madison Spah, St. Cloud State University, softball. 


Champlin Park High School:

  • Dayna Carlson, Northern Michigan University, lacrosse.
  • Megan Carlson, Bemidji State University, soccer.
  • Maya Fitzpatrick, Wayne State College, basketball.
  • Dylan Gichaba, Minot State University, basketball.
  • Maille Mathis, Minnesota State University, Mankato, soccer.
  • Camryn Mayer, Northern Michigan University, lacrosse.
  • Francis Nwaokorie, University of California San Diego, basketball.
  • MacKenzie Peterson, Minnesota State University, Mankato, track and field.
  • Gina Stefferud, Minot State University, basketball. 
  • Josh Strong, University of Minnesota Duluth, basketball. 


Coon Rapids High School:

  • Ella Giorgi, Bemidji State University, basketball.
  • Kaydance Hinn, University of Minnesota Crookston, tennis.
  • Ilsa Hoaglund, University of Minnesota Morris, cross country.
  • Zoe Hoaglund, University of Minnesota Morris, cross country.
  • Nicole Post, Gustavus Adolphus College, basketball. 
  • Megan Schultze, Rice University, swimming. 
  • Kaytlyn Syverson, University of Wisconsin-Superior, tennis.
  • Rowan Thorn, Concordia University, St. Paul, lacrosse.


Student-athletes outside of football began signing letters of intent Nov. 11, 2020, and continue to sign any time through Aug. 1, 2021. The first day of the early football signing period for Division I is Dec. 16 and the regular period for Division I and II football begins Feb. 3.

Congratulations to all of these student-athletes, and to those who will sign their letters of intent at a later time. Anoka-Hennepin is proud.