College: Pointers going Next Level

Pt. Loma Student-Athletes

Seventeen members of the Class of 2022 at Point Loma High School were awarded scholarships to continue their athletic careers at a wide-ranging array of universities across the continent.

Seated, from left to right, are Erin Denney (soccer, UC San Diego); Nora Wade (volleyball, track and field, Willamette Univesity); Nicole Terry (lacrosse, Grand Canyon University); Mikaela Miles (track and field, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University); Taylor Riley (golf, Louisiana State University).

Standing, left to right, are Corinne Wilson (soccer, UC San Diego); Cayden Nantkes (football, Lewis and Clark College); Reid Weigel (cross country, track and field, University of Missouri); Brian Nunez (base all, Cal State Northridge); Giuliano Whitchurch (soccer, Princeton University); John Woodworth (basketball, Ave Maria University); Kien Vu (baseball, Arizona State University, David Nuricumbo (soccer, Bryant University); Sophie Compton (cross country, United States Naval Academy).

Not pictured are Diego Merina (soccer, Cal State Los Angeles); Juliana Wardwell, (track and field, Chapman University), and Caitlin Wilson (soccer, UC San Diego).

Each athlete was honored in the presence of their peers during lunch in the school’s expansive new Quad. A pennant for each university was created by ASB students under the direction of advisor Amy Denney.


(Article by Scott Hopkins June 14, 2022 in Peninsula Beacon)