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Five Lincoln High School athletes announce their college choices

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[February 27, 2014]  LINCOLN†ó On Tuesday afternoon five Lincoln Community High School athletes signed their letters of intent for their chosen colleges.  The letters were signed during a special after-school assembly hosted by Athletic Director Sam Knox.  Knox provided the following information about each student.

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Tyler Horchem

Parents: Lori Fishel & Randy Horchem
Sport: Baseball
College: John A. Logan College - Carterville, IL
Major: Sports Management
 

Why do you feel this college is the right choice for you?

"Itís a good baseball program. I earned a full scholarship. Ltís a chance for me to play at the next level."

Tyler's Baseball career at Lincoln:
4-year player; Al l-Central State 8 Conference as a Sophomore, Junior .; Most RBIís & runs scored as a Sophomore & Junior.

Other sports & activities: Golf (4 yrs.) and Basketball (4 yrs.)


Alora Goodey

Parents: Josh & Jamie Goodey
Sport: Volleyball
College: Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Major: Physical Therapy

Why do you feel this college is the right choice for you?

"I chose Milliken University because it was the perfect fit for my athletic and academic needs. I felt that the atmosphere on the court and in the classroom would make for a great college experience."


Alora's Volleyball career at Lincoln:
4-year player; All-Central State 8 Conference as a Jr. & Sr.; All-Tournament team at Bradley-Bourbonnais Tournament as a Junior and Senior; All-Tournament team at Lincoln Hampton Inn Tournament as a Junior and Senior; All-Tournament team at Quincy Notre Dame
Tournament as a Senior; All-Tournament at Lake of the Ozarks summer tournament as a Junior and Senior; Lake of the Ozarks Tournament MVP as a Senior.

Other sports & activities: Tae Kwon Do, Illini Elite Volleyball Club

Keaton Letterle

Parents: Chad Letterle & Tara Bree
Sport: Football
College: Eureka College - Eureka, IL
Major: Computer Science

Why do you feel this college is the right choice for you?

"It's close to home, not too expensive, and I get to play football."

Keaton's Football career at Lincoln:
4-year player

Other sports & activities:
Tennis; Lincoln Youth Football Asst. Coach

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Hannah D'Andrea

Parents: Will & Marci D'Andrea
Sport: Volleyball
College: Lincoln Christian University - Lincoln, IL
Major: Business

Why do you feel this college is the right choice for you?

"I love the campus community and the environment the staff and administration provide for their students. I already enjoy y and look forward to the Christian atmosphere there, and I am confident that the LCU professors will not only challenge me academically, but spiritual y as well. I am excited to be a part of LCU's long and strong volleyball tradition while building relationships with the girls on the team."

Hannah's Volleyball career at Lincoln:
4-year player; Academic All-Central State 8 Conference as a sophomore, Junior, and Senior.

Other sports & activities:
Soccer (3 yrs.), Track & Field (2 yrs.), Student Government, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, LEAF Club, Senior Class President, Illini Elite Volleyball Club (4 yrs.), Springfield Shock Volleyball Club (1yr.), Lincoln Christian Church Youth Group

See Also: LCU Volleyball Signs Hannah DíAndrea

Mallory Bacon

Parents: Kim & Bret Bacon Sport: Softball
College: Culver-Stockton College - Canton,MO
Major:
Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

Why do you feel this college is the right choice for you?

"I really like the atmosphere of the school and what their academic program has to offer me. Getting the opportunity to play softball for Culver-Stockton will make my experience even better."

Mallory's Softball career at Lincoln:
4-year player; Academic All-Central State 8 Conference as a Sophomore and Junior; Special Mention All-Central State 8 Conference as a Freshman; First-team All-CS8 as a Sophomore and Junior; Team Most Improved Player as a Freshman, MVP as a Sophomore and Offensive Player of the Year as a Junior.

Other sports & activities: Volleyball (3 yrs.), Swimming & Diving (3 yrs.), National Honor Society, Spanish Club,LEAF Club, 4-H, Church Youth Group

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