Student Athletes Participate in National Signing Day

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  • The student athletes sit down in front of their Westwood jerseys. National Signing Day is on Wednesday, February 2, every year.

  • Sam Newlin ’22 poses with her family after getting congratulated. Newlin is going to be playing lacrosse at D’Youville College.

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On Wed. Feb. 2, student athletes that signed to various colleges and universities to become future collegiate athletes joined in the Field House for National Signing day with family, friends, coaches, and teammates. 

“After years of hard work playing on numerous club teams and traveling the country, I’m proud to be representing Westwood at the collegiate level. I’m excited to continue my future education at D’Youville College in the Physician Assistant Program while playing lacrosse,” Sam Newlin ‘22 said.

Ten Warriors represented five different sports while they signed their National Letter of Intents (NLI) as the last step in their recruiting process. The following students have made their decisions final:



Sam Newlin – D’Youville College

Ike Grossberg – Wagner College



Jeff Hebert – Eastfield College 

Mark Downey – Penn State Wilkes Barre

Matthew Gula – Odessa college 

Jack Brinson – Angelina College



Elizabeth Joyner – University of San Diego



Peyton Ferree – Radford University

Erin Fagan – Seattle University



Leo Kubelka – Schreiner University


There are 4-6 more athletes still deciding.