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Huntington Beach Union High School District

Marina High School Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. - Marina High School (MHS) hosted their Athletic Signing Day Friday afternoon to celebrate 16 student-athletes (15 in attendance) who have committed to various colleges and universities and secured their futures in progressing athletically at the collegiate level.

Teammates, friends, and families flooded into the gymnasium, bringing exciting energy into the space as they got ready to celebrate their student-athletes and the journeys they are about to take. MHS Athletic Director Nick Racklin opened up the signing day with words of encouragement for the athletes, reminding them that wherever they will play next, once you are a Viking, you will always be a Viking. Each coach spoke about their athletes before they signed their National Letters of Intent, and the afternoon ended with a roaring standing ovation from the crowd.

The 16 athletes who have committed to playing collegiate athletics are:

  1. Payton Ekstedt - University of Redlands - Football
  2. Rylee Gonzalez - Colorado State University - Softball
  3. Zack Hanna - Atlantis University - Football
  4. Quinn Hartman - California Institute of Technology - Baseball and Soccer
  5. Izzie Krysinski - California State University, San Marcos - Soccer
  6. Keagan Luzadder - Azusa Pacific University - Soccer
  7. Alex Marumoto - Chapman University - Swim
  8. Ashley Morris - University of Iowa - Dance
  9. Dylan Nguyen - Springfield University - Volleyball
  10. Coral Piramo - Slippery Rock University - Field Hockey
  11. Joseph Ramirez - Simpson University - Baseball
  12. Micah Rhodes - Kansas Wesleyan University - Football
  13. Caiden Rodriguez - Benedictine University - Volleyball
  14. Olivia Streifel - DePauw University - Field Hockey
  15. Tyler Veal - Louisiana State University - Bass Fishing
  16. Lyndsey Wessel - Washington College - Volleyball

“Signing day is a great way to celebrate athletes who have chosen a path in their particular sport that will allow them to continue to grow as human beings,” shared MHS Athletic Director Nick Racklin. “The athletes at Marina who are moving on to the next four-year athletic journey in their lives are great representations of what our school stands for."

The Huntington Beach Union High School District is excited to see so many student-athletes ready to compete and further their education at the collegiate level. We are so proud of what they have accomplished in the classrooms and within their sports throughout their high school careers, and we can’t wait to cheer them on at the next level.

More photos can be found in HBUHSD’s Pixieset.
Marina student Coral surrounded by family on signing day