WASHINGTON (WUSA 9) — National Signing Day is a landmark in the athletic careers high school athletes around the country. It is the first day that many are able to lock in an official commitment to play sports at the next level by signing a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to attend a chosen college or university.
WUSA 9’s Dave Owens has highlights from Signing Day 2015 in the D.C. area:
- High Point in Beltsville, Maryland honored football players Nnamdi Oguayo and Leke Ajenifuja, who committed to Washington State and Bowie State respectively
- 21 football players at Friendship Collegiate Academy in Northeast, D.C. signed NLIs
- Friendship Collegiate Academy’s offensive lineman Quarvez Boulware confirmed he would be playing for the University of Maryland
- Ballou recognized football players Levon Livingston, who committed to Kentucky and William Richardson, who committed to University of Connecticut
- Paul VI’s Anna Tapen will be joining George Washington’s women’s soccer team and Maddie Watson will play for East Carolina