When it came to selecting a university to continue her stellar cross-country/track and field career, Oak Park and River Forest High School senior Josephine Welin had one thing in mind: comfort.
“I really loved the campus and felt I would be happiest and most successful there,” she said after signing her letter of intent with the University of Washington during a Signing Day ceremony held in the OPRF board room Nov. 16.
Welin was among seven Huskie senior student-athletes to sign their letters of intent to play collegiately. Here is the complete list:
- David Andolina, Lehigh University, baseball
- Cate Barkdoll, Wooster College, field hockey and softball
- Justin Mullins, Denver University, basketball
- Tiala Ortega, DePauw University, field hockey
- Teagan Osga, Northeastern University, swimming
- Halle Rigden, Centre College, field hockey
- Josephine Welin, University of Washington, cross-country/track and field