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Thirteen Student-Athletes Commit to College Athletics

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Thirteen student-athletes sign


Thirteen McCallie student-athletes participated in a Signing and Commitment ceremony on campus as each signed or committed to continue their academics and athletics at the collegiate level.

McCallie’s sports teams were well represented and included individuals from baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, and swimming. The list featured three NCAA Division I signees – Hayden Downs, who will play lacrosse at the University of North Carolina, Carter Hewitt who will play baseball at the U.S. Military Academy, and Sam Powe, who will swim at the University of Georgia. Xavier Gaillardetz signed with East Tennessee State, a Division I FCS-level football program.

Other signings and commitments included Austin Breedlove, Bossier Parish Community College (baseball); Joshua Cornell, Maryville College (golf); Wallace Grissett, Converse University (basketball); Weston Hammond, Roanoke College (lacrosse); John Kohl McAdams, Trinity University (football); Brock Ragsdale, Covenant College (baseball); Cooper Rumfelt, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (football); Kane Smith, Lenoir-Rhyne University (lacrosse); and Jack Sullivan, Rhodes College (cross country).

McCallie has had 145 student-athletes advance to the college level since 2016-17.

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