Four Melissa High School student athletes participated in National Signing Day on Wednesday, where they signed a letter of intent to play a collegiate sport after graduation.
The athletes were joined by family members as they signed their letters in the Melissa High School gym during mega lunch. Photo ops followed with coaches, teammates, and friends.
Leah Tyner, Golf
Leah Tyner with family after signing letter of intent
Leah Tyner signed to play golf at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. During her time on the Melissa Lady Cardinal golf team, Tyner earned 19 career top ten finishes. She was named the 11-4A District Champion for the last two years, and named 2018 All-Region Team.
Alexis Pevehouse, Softball, Pitcher
Alexis Pevehouse signed to play softball at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Since arriving in Melissa as a sophomore, Pevehouse has struck out 443 batters and won 25 games as a starting pitcher – both school records. She was named the 2017 11-4A Offensive Player of the Year and the 2018 11-4A Co-MVP, in addition to being named All Texomaland First Team for two consecutive years.
“Since arriving as a sophomore, Alexis has been a tremendous asset to the Lady Cardinal Softball program.” – Coach Eric Rodgers
Alexis Pevehouse signs letter of intent
Audrey Solomon, Softball, Third Base
Audrey Solomon signed to play softball at Hardin-Simmons University. During the 2017 season, Solomon collected two school records; 11 home runs and 46 runs batted in. She was named First Team All-District Infield for the last three years, and Second Team Texomaland for the last two years.
“A day one starter as a freshman, Audrey is a threat at the plate each and every time she steps in the batter’s box. In clutch situations, Audrey has delivered time and time again.” – Coach Eric Rodgers
Audrey Solomon with family after signing letter of intent
Macy Stewart, Softball, Catcher/Infield
Macy Stewart signed to play softball at the Ottawa University in Kansas. Stewart played right field, third base, and first base, with her neutral position being catcher. She was named 2016 Second Team Utility and Honorable Mention Infield for the last two years.
“Macy has been an ultimate team player since becoming a varsity starter as a freshman. Her hard work and sacrifice to play wherever the team needs her is a true testament of her heart and character.” – Coach Eric Rodgers
Macy Stewart with family after signing letter of intent
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Maddie Coe, Community Relations