FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Five Snider High School seniors will continue their academic and athletic careers in college.
Simon Dellinger, Victoria Spuller, Mason Barney, Caleb Casper-Turner and Ethan Hoover signed their national letters of intent Wednesday during a ceremony at the school.
Dellinger is headed to the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. He will play the Army Black Knights football team. Dellinger won the positional Mr. Football Award for Indiana tight end. was named 2nd team All-Summit Athletic Conference this past season, in which he caught 30 passes for 357 yards and 5 touchdowns. He plans to study medicine.
Ethan Hoover will play college football at Indiana State University, an NCAA Football Championship Subdivision program in Terre Haute. A defensive back, Hoover tallied 48 tackles and 2 sacks for the Panthers, who advanced to the 6A regional. He also earned 2nd team All-SAC honors. Hoover plans to study graphic design.
Victoria Spuller joined the Manchester University women’s soccer team, an NCAA Division III program in North Manchester. Spuller is also a Snider gymnast. She plans to study pre-veterinary medicine.
Mason Barney will play men’s lacrosse at Illinois Wesleyan University. He plans to study pre-med and biology.
Caleb Casper-Turner chose to play men’s lacrosse at Indiana Tech, an NAIA program in Fort Wayne. He plans to study business 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.