14 La Jolla Athletes Will Play College Sports [Video]

La Jolla athletes from three different high schools announced they will play sports for 13 universities, including at Harvard and Yale

An amazing 14 La Jolla athletes from Bishop's, La Jolla Country Day and La Jolla High schools announced their college choices Wednesday at the San Diego Hall of Champions, during a National Signing Day event.

More than 100 athletes from around the county were in attendance at Wednesday’s event, sporting sweatshirts, hats, jackets and sweaters from all over the map.

Former San Diego Chargers defensive back Darren Carrington gave a short motivational speech to the kids, and told them to take advantage of this opportunity to go to college and continue their education on a free ride.

His son, Darren Carrington, Jr. a star at Horizon High School, announced that he will play football for the University of Oregon next year.

In total, there were 114 announcements for athletes in 12 different sports.  Football and girls soccer led the way with 32 announcements each.

There were announcements from dozens of student athletes in Patch towns. See the full list below:


Claire Manhard – Northeastern University, Volleyball

Geny Decker – Yale University, Soccer

Kelly Boutelle – Northwestern University, Volleyball

Gabby Hartman – Wilson College, Soccer

Viktor Wroble – Harvard University, Water Polo

Coral Halsley – Middle Tennessee State, Soccer

Mason Church – Rhodes College, Lacrosse

La Jolla Country Day

Ana Cruz – Texas A&M, Soccer

Ziad Demanhoury – University of Nevada-Reno, Football

Marco Scavuzzo – Colby College, Football

Sage Burmeister – Idaho State University, Football/Basketball

La Jolla

David Beary – Cal State Fullerton, Soccer

Karly Zlatic – Harvard University, Soccer

Logan McCarthy – Penn State, Water Polo

Torrey Pines

Katie Fletcher – Yale University, Soccer

Kristen Buchanon – Ohio University, Field Hockey

Jacob Alsadek – University of Arizona, Football

Kelsey O’Connell – UC Santa Barbara, Cross Country/Track

Garrett Heine – George Washington University, Soccer

Cathedral Catholic

Lindy Porritt - Michigan, Soccer

Mikeala Kraus - Colorado, Soccer

Kelly Bieraugel - Gonzaga, Soccer

Tatiana Durr - North Carolina, Volleyball

Michael Turner - USD, Soccer

Parker Holland - Santa Clara, Soccer

Parker Price - USD, Soccer

Kori Griswold - Cal, Field Hockey


Kat Padgett – Arkansas State University, Soccer

Savannah Adkins – Anderson Univerity, Soccer 

La Costa Canyon

Scott Quessenberry – UCLA, Football

Drew Ramsey – Cal State Monterey Bay, Soccer

Eden Borsack -  University of California-Davis, Field Hockey

Shayne Davern, Air Force Academy, Football

 Mt. Carmel

Megan Abutin – Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Soccer

Michael Griswold – UCLA, Soccer

Alexis Hernandez – University of Iowa, Track & Field

Tevin Malone – Chadron State University, Football


Cassie Perkins – University of Findlay, Soccer

Bridget Wollrabe – Atlantic University, Soccer

Derek Babiash – University of Arizona, Football

Nehemiah Gross – Southwest Baptist, Football

Alec Moreno – University of Nevada-Reno, Football


Michael Adkins  - University of Colorado, Football


Kylie Dick – Sam Houston State University, Soccer


Meagan Harbison – Pepperdine University, Soccer

Andrea Leano – Lenoir-Rhyne University, Soccer

Pressley Wiggins – Dominican University, Soccer

Danielle Gonzalez – University of San Diego, Soccer

Rancho Bernardo

Alina Broton – Cal Baptist University, Soccer

Colin Webb – Indiana University, Soccer


Ryan Halverson – Harvard University, Football

Justin Smith – Ohio Wesleyan University, Lacrosse

West Hills

Ariana Tran – Cal State Northridge, Soccer


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