Six Walsingham student-athletes will continue their athletic careers as college athletes. This accomplishment was celebrated with a signing ceremony May 18.
Two members of the four-time state champion baseball team will continue their careers at Hampden-Sydney College. Second baseman/pitcher Jacob Miller-Bopp and Pitcher/Center-fielder Donnie Evans will be Tigers next season. Miller-Bopp, who collected over 100 hits during his high school career and Evans a hard throwing right-hander both were key members in the four championships, and each have 100 wins as players at Walsingham.
Track and field athlete Elias Carr will continue his career at Christopher Newport University as a hurdler. Carr is the school record holder in the 110-meter hurdles and the triple jump was TCIS champion in the 110m hurdles as a senior as well as numerous state level top 5 finishes.
K.A. Hamner will continue her outstanding sailing career at Rollins College. Hamner has been the backbone of the Walsingham sailing program for the past 4 seasons and has captained her boat expertly during her time as a Walsingham sailor. She joins Rollins sailing a NCAA Division II program in Winter Park, Florida.
Cooper Jones will join the basketball team at Old Dominion University as a preferred walk-on for the 2022-23 season. Jones has been the team leading scorer the past three season and topped the 1000 career point milestone as a senior.
Three-sport standout Becky Villeda will attend Randolph-Macon College as a member of their tennis team next year. Becky has been a successful member of the Walsingham team for the past five seasons and this past season received All-TCIS recognition for her play.
Walsingham is very proud of these athletes and also our coaches who have helped these students achieve the dream of becoming a college student-athlete.