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29 MIHS Student Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent

29 MIHS Student Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent
MISD Communications

Mercer Island, WA, June 6, 2023 – Tuesday afternoon at Mercer Island High School 29 seniors signed National Letters of Intent to play collegiate and university sports next year in a ceremony in the high school Commons.

“We are very proud of our 26 student athletes who are signing national letters of intent today,” said MIHS Athletic Coordinator Lindsey Blaine. “Thank you to all our coaches who are dedicated to our students and have helped them get to this point. We congratulate our athletes and their families and will be watching them proudly next year as they pursue athletic success at the next level.”

Parents, coaches, and friend of the student athletes attended the signing ceremony.

The 29 student athletes are attending 24 different colleges or universities next year.

Nine members of the MIHS boys’ baseball team will be playing the sport at the next level. A combined five soccer athletes, four swim and dive athletes, and three lacrosse athletes will be playing at the college/university level. 

Alex Henderson – Occidental College
Austin Cupic - University of San Francisco
Cutter Werdel- Chapman University
Edgar Nakamura - University of Hawaii at Manoa
Evan Otte - Westmont College
Jack Beebe – Whitman College
Lucas Fuji - Knox College
Marques Abulhosn – Gonzaga
Max Clark - University of Washington

Track and Field
Arianna Nguyen - Western Washington University

Boys Lacrosse
Callum Iverson- Colorado College
Max Youssefnia - Amherst College          

Girls Lacrosse
Renn Novak - Whitman College

Boys Swim and Dive
Emmett Ralston - New York University (NYU)
Evan Liu - Boston University
Matt Williamson - Brown University

Girls Swim and Dive
Brooke Andrews - Cornell

Girls Soccer
Katie Pedersen - Amherst College
Mia Shanafelt - Wellesley College
Samantha Weiss - Columbia University

Boys Soccer
Jackson Barker - University of Redlands
Samir Lumba - California Lutheran University

Boys Tennis
Hanri Luo - Whitman College

Girls Tennis
Lindsey Whelan - University of Redlands

Noelle Niederman - Santa Clara

Women's Rowing
Emma Williams - University of Texas at Austin
Honor Warburg - Stanford University
Marin Lee - University of Washington

Brielle Gradek - Boston College

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