A-J athletes sign with college teams
Chelsea Reinier to McKendree University
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s Chelsea Reinier signed a national letter of intent last week at the high school to play soccer at McKendree University in Lebanon next season.
A posting on McKendree University’s website about Reinier’s signing noted that as a goalkeeper for A-J, she posted a 3.8 goals against average, a 10.4 saves per game average, recorded two shutouts and had 177 saves during her junior season. She also is a two-time all-conference golfer.
“Chelsea is a hard-working, tough goalkeeper,” McKendree women’s soccer head coach Tim Strange said. “She is a strong competitor and will continue to make great strides throughout her college career here at McKendree.”
Meghan Smith signs with Logan
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Lady Wildcat golfer Meghan Smith signed to play collegiately with John A. Logan College in Carterville on Saturday, Feb. 4.
Orlando Arreola to SIUE
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s Orlando Arreola signed a letter of intent at the high school last week to play soccer at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville next season.
Elle Basler to McKendree University
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s three-sport standout Elle Basler signed a national letter of intent last week to play soccer at McKendree University in Lebanon next season.
A midfielder, Basler recorded 58 goals and 6 assists playing with the Lady Wildcats this past season. She also holds the career goal record and most goals in a season at A-J.
“Elle is a great kid with great size and ability. She’s a very athletic three sport athlete,” McKendree head women’s soccer coach Tim Strange said in a posting on the university’s website.