Senior Athletes Commit to Play Sports in College

Holy Cross recognized three seniors who will play sports at Division I colleges next year in a special assembly on Thursday, November 11. During the assembly Athletic Director Dena Saunders shared that only 6.0% of all high school volleyball players play in college, with only 1.1% playing at the Division I level and 8.7% of all high school softball players play in college, with only 1.7% playing at the Division I level.

Cheyenne DeGross ’22 will play softball at George Mason University. Cheyenne is a four-year varsity softball player at Holy Cross. She was awarded Co-MVP and WCAC Honorable Mention during the 2019 season. She was also awarded the 2020 Jenny Finch Empowerment Award presented by Arm & Hammer

Sydney Nolan ’22 will play volleyball at Winthrop University. Sydney played varsity volleyball for four years at Holy Cross and has played club volleyball for six years. Sydney's club team has qualified for the USA Volleyball National Championships for five consecutive years and the team is currently ranked 5th in the nation.

Hannah Sherman will play volleyball at University of Louisville. Hannah also played varsity volleyball for four years at Holy Cross. This year Hannah was named to the All-WCAC first team. In 2019 she was named All-WCAC second team.

The students were joined by their family members all sporting their senior athlete’s future college’s swag.

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