21 IVC student athletes commit to play at four-year schools   

Tags: Athletics, Golf-Women, Volleyball-Women, Soccer-Men, Basketball-Women, Baseball, Volleyball-Men, IVCEvents

Vball TransferA record 21 Irvine Valley student-athletes from seven different 2010-11 teams have committed to play at four-year colleges or universities next school year.

The most comes from baseball with a total of six players, including pitcher Daniel Levine, who is heading to Division I Nevada Reno.

The women's volleyball team has five players, including outside hitter Ellie Wiekamp, who will be playing at Division I Manhattan College.

The men's basketball team sports four players, including three that are heading to Division I schools.

The full list includes

Women's Golf

Nicole Rivera - Cal State Fullerton 

Women's Volleyball

Natalie Carroll - Vanguard University

Hillary Crone - Concordia University

Christie Allen - Cal State San Marcos

Lindsay Sappington - Cal State San Marcos

Ellie Wiekamp - Manhattan College

Men's Soccer

Chris Popke - Vanguard University

Francisco Hernandez - Bethesda Christian University

Nick Black - Leeds University

Women's Basketball

Tyne McClure – University of La Verne 

Men's Basketball

Christian Mack - Northeastern State University

Ephraim Ekanem - Northern Arizona University

Joe Eberhard - Sacramento State

Travis Fulton - University of the Pacific 


Ryan Goodbrand - UC San Diego

Daniel Levine - University of Nevada, Reno

Drew Williams - Morehead State University

Cody Fitzgerald - Sonoma State University

Austin Alva - Chico State Micah Gorman - Vanguard 

Men's Volleyball

Caleb Brophy - UC San Diego 

*And a special congratulations goes out to IVC baseball player Buddy Johns, who will be attending the United States Military Academy at Westpoint in the fall.

Posted by  Nathan Quach  on  6/6/2011
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