Raiders News · Eleven More Raiders to Continue Playing in College


Eleven Walton student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent to continue their academic and athletic careers in college on the first day of the spring signing period on Wednesday, April 17. Six of these student-athletes participated in an evening event in the Information Center where they had a chance to share this momentous occasion with family, friends, coaches, and teammates, while five participated in a morning event in the Principal’s office. These most recent 11 signees bring the total number of Walton Raider student-athletes earning the privilege to continue their athletic careers in college to 37 for the 2018-19 graduating class.

These 11 Raiders include baseball players Will Marconi (Virginia Cavaliers) and Brandon Nikitaides (East Tennessee State Bucs); basketball player Jordan Krueger (Sewanee Tigers); fastpitch softball player Ashley McDonald (Princeton Tigers); lacrosse player Abby Kellner (Coker College Cobras); soccer player Chris Euston (Bates College Bobcats); tennis player Connor Murphy (Berry College Vikings); track athletes Allison Mitchell (North Georgia Nighthawks) and Abigail Robertson (Furman Paladins); and wrestler Cole Hixon (Tennessee-Chattanooga ).