30 senior athletes make fall college commitments

30 senior athletes make fall college commitments

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA (June 18, 2021) — Four local high schools announced 30 senior student athletes signing their National Letters of Intent this spring committing to play their sport starting this fall in colleges from coast to coast.

The signees will be playing 14 different sports in college including baseball, lacrosse, swimming, soccer, water polo, volleyball, rowing, rugby, football, basketball, softball, tennis, wrestling and cross country athletes.

Bay Area four-year schools getting commitments were San Francisco State, UC Berkeley and Saint Mary’s College. Eastern and midwestern schools signing local grads are University of Chicago, United States Naval Academy, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, University of St. Mary, Lindenwood University and Saint Ambrose Academy.

Spring NLI signees (sport and college):


Andie Angelacci (Lacrosse, Occidental College)

Angela Atis (Volleyball, Chapman University) 

Ava Mehrten (Volleyball, UC Berkeley)

Bianca Venegas (Softball, University of St. Mary-Leavenworth)

Dani Wozniak (Soccer, Cal Poly SLO)

Kendall Brazeel (Rowing, Saint Mary’s College)

De La Salle

Nathan Babby (Cross County, Cal Poly SLO)

Kieran Brown (Cross Country, University of Chicago)

Caleb Chance (Baseball, San Francisco State)

Miles Daniels (Basketball, Chico State)

Agustin De La Vega (Cross Country, Harvey Mudd College)

Terrell Hopson (Rugby, Lindenwood University)

Sebastien Maza (Soccer, Cal Poly SLO)

Evan O’Connell (Swimming, Cal Poly SLO)

Kason Pelz (Baseball, University of Chicago)

Richard Peters III (Baseball, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)

Jon Puckett (Rugby, UC Berkeley)

Mickey Radanovich (Baseball, San Francisco State)

Richard Reed (Volleyball, Saint Ambrose University)

Ramiro Rosas (Soccer, Humboldt State)

Andrew Silva (Baseball, San Francisco State)

Mario Storti (Rugby, Saint Mary’s College)

Robby Vanderklugt (Lacrosse, Whittier College)

Daniel Viscia (Water Polo, University of the Pacific)

Mt. Diablo

David Clark (Football, George Fox University)


Kate Lee (Tennis, United States Naval Academy)

Omar Shalabi (Water Polo, University of the Pacific)

Caroline Welch (Lacrosse, Pomona College)

Maile Andresen (Swimming, University of Utah)

Nicolas LeSieur (Wrestling, Worcester Polytechnic Institute)


Jay Bedecarré
Jay Bedecarré
Sports and Schools Editor at The Concord Clayton Pioneer | sports@pioneerpublishers.com | Website

Jay Bedecarré is a long-time resident and writer in Concord and Clayton. He began his newspaper writing career while still a senior at Mt. Diablo High School and he has been part of The Pioneer since its inception in 2003. Jay also operates Bay Area Festivals, presenting events around the San Francisco Bay Area including Bay Area KidFest annually in Downtown Concord.