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Signing Day for 3 Snider seniors

By Eric Dutkiewicz; Haley Boyce, 11/14/18, 4:15PM EST





FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Three Snider High School seniors made their college commitments official Wednesday during a National Signing Day ceremony.

Volleyball player
Meredith Woolsey signed her national letter of intent to play women's volleyball at Southern Illinois University, an NCAA Division I program in Carbondale, Ill. Woolsey, a 6'3" middle hitter earned 1st team All-Summit Athletic Conference honors this past season and 2nd team honors as a junior. She plays club volleyball for Empowered Volleyball Academy. Woolsey plans to study elementary education.

Jesse Hamlin will continue his running career at Butler University, an NCAA Division I program in Indianapolis. The distance runner signed on with the men's track & field and cross country teams. He expects to compete in the 1,500- 5,000- and 10,000-meter runs. This past season, Hamlin won the semi-state and sectional championships and was runner-up at the regional. He plans to study something in the math field.

Chloe Smithley signed on to join the Indiana Tech women's tennis, an NAIA program in Fort Wayne. Smithley is the Panthers' No. 1 singles player, and advanced to the regional last spring. She plans to study sports management.

Snider is one of 25 local high schools that partners with Parkview Sports Medicine for athletic training and other medical services for its student-athletes.