Signing Day 2010 highlights, interviews, notes from Lowcountry, state

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - College football signing day is Wednesday, Feb. 3. Check back here throughout the day for notes by Live 5 News and other sources about local signings and signings around the Lowcountry, as well as video of some of the signings.


West Ashley High - West Ashley High had four student-athletes sign letters of intent Wednesday. Patrick Adkins signed on with the Spartanburg Methodist men's soccer team. Laura Weaver also signed a letter to head to the Spartanburg school's women's soccer team. Matthew Kennedy signed with the Charleston Southern men's basketball program and Jamie Brown is headed to USC-Salkahatchie baseball program.

James Island High - Trojan DE Chad Hamilton signed with Coastal Carolina and Samantha Klutze is headed to the North Texas State swim team.

Burke High - Bulldog Del'Javon Simmons won't travel far or change mascots because the QB/DB is heading to The Citadel.

St. John's Academy - Newberry College picked up both of St. John's recruits, Edmond Robinson and Wesley Brown.

Wando High - Thirteen students from Wando High took part in National Signing Day.

  • Caulder Moore - University of South Carolina - golf
  • Shelby Winters - Wofford - golf
  • Michael Klein - North Greenville - football
  • Drew Cisco - University of Georgia - baseball
  • Reid Langdale - Winthrop - baseball
  • Brooke Lisson - High Point University - soccer
  • Chloe Urig - Charleston Southern - soccer
  • Maddy McLendon - Anderson College - soccer
  • Eric Fornell - College of Charleston - soccer
  • Alex Nutley - USC Upstate - soccer
  • Tori Gross - USC Salkahatchie - softball
  • Corin Hallman - Erskine - tennis
  • David Melton - The Citadel - track

North Charleston High - Two football players at North Charleston signed on the dotted line:  Denzel Myers joined the South Carolina State football program and Corey Washington joined the Georgia Military College.


Summerville High - The Green Wave had three football players sign letters of intent Wednesday and one women's soccer player. DL Brice Laughlin signed on with Kentucky, OL Devin Taylor is headed to Coastal Carolina and kicker Michael Scholz is staying in Charleston with The Citadel. Scholz was offered preferred walk-on status for the Bulldogs. Sara Smith joined the Belmont Abbey women's soccer program.

Fort Dorchester - Fort D had five football players sign on with three different schools. LB Geno Porter and DL/RB Michael Sellers both committed to The Citadel. CB Tyler Walker and OL/DL Bradley Jefferson joined the Tusculum College program. Safety Laurez Matthews signed on with Catawba College.


In Walterboro, a pair of the county's graduating seniors signed letters of intent  and a pair of former athletes that spent time at Fort Scott Community College pledged to four-year schools. Melissa Cannavo joined the Columbia College women's soccer program. Willie Grant signed to play football at the New Mexico Military Institute, a junior college. Former players Byron Jerideau and Steven Ford signed letters, too. Jerideau is headed to USC and Ford signed on with North Texas.


Hanahan High - Hanahan saw two players sign letters of intent. Bryce Hines joined The Citadel's baseball program and Katie Seabrook will be part of Presbyterian College's softball program.

Timberbland High - Only one player from Timberland signed a letter of intent, but he'll be helping out on both the football and baseball fields. Cody Craig joined both programs at Coastal Carolina.

Stratford High - Stratford saw eight student-athletes sign with colleges across the Southeast. In baseball, Chris Hanna joined The Citadel's program. Football players Francis Lloyd, Brant Sally and Ian Thompson all signed letters of intent. Thompson will join Hanna at The Citadel. Sally is headed to Georgia Military College and Lloyd is heading to Hutchinson Community College.

Hope Martin is headed to North Greenville and Lauren Singleton signed with Newberry College. Both women will be playing soccer for their respective schools.

Bjnern Hornikel's prep swimming career landed him a place with the University of Alabama swim team.