Jul 29, 2014
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Boat Load of Local Talent Off to Collegiate Sports

MICDS, John Burroughs, Villa, St. Joe and Ladue restocking the shelves at programs all over the country.

Boat Load of Local Talent Off to Collegiate Sports

Plenty of Ladue-Frontenac Patch athletes have taken their talents to the college ranks.

Some are starting to already impact the programs they have just joined. Michael Scherer, middle linebacker from MICDS has already made the two deep charts at Mizzou. He will be on the punt return team when the Tigers take the field this fall. Meanwhile, Jehu Chesson, Ladue’s record-setting track star and wide receiver is battling for a starting receivers’ spot with the Michigan Wolverines.

Here’s a lineup of local athletes and where they are this year:

John Burroughs

Davey Holmes, Pomona College (football and baseball); Nathan Adams, Yale baseball; Cory Lester, Michigan wrestling, Charlotte Martin, Northwestern field hockey; Madison Qualy, Miami (Florida) swimming; Maddi Hicks, Hamilton field hockey; Bear Kaminer, Amherst football; Sydney Lehman, Johns Hopkins tennis and Carlyn Vachow, Middlebury softball.


Michael Scherer, Missouri football; Thomas Militello, Dartmouth football; Jack Howell, Brown Football; Todd Hearns, William Jewell football; A.J. Washington, Drake University, football; Annie Goessling, North Carolina Swimming; Hayley Pryor, Rhodes College Track and field; Katherine Desloge, Richmond, Tennis; Sam Margulis, Trine University, lacrosse; Nick Rizzo, Colgate, soccer; Claire Townsley, Washington & Lee field hockey; and Nealey Wallis, New York University, diving.

Villa Duchesne

Bentley Boldt, Washington & Lee field hockey, Morgan Mullenix, Denver, swimming; Hanna Benben, Saint Louis U. Soccer; Emily Callahan, Saint Louis U. field hockey; Megan Peterson, Colorado School of the Mines, volleyball; Faith Rolwes, DePauw University, volleyball; Sydney Tomaso, Washington & Lee field hockey; Mary Catherine Webb, Lindenwood University soccer and Demi Wideman, Miami of Ohio field hockey.

Ladue Horton Watkins

Jehu Chesson, Michigan football; Michael Horton-Lofton, Missouri Valley College football; Deavin Edwards, Missouri Valley College football; Maddie Wall, Dartmouth swimming; Katie Westervelt, Williams College rowing; Chandler Millstone, Colgate University lacrosse, Elena Gresick, Johns Hopkins University field hockey; Libby Ferris, Carleton College tennis and Danielle Dub, Central Methodist University, softball.

St, Joseph’s Academy

Elise Ames, University of Southern Mississippi, volleyball; Hayley Estes, University of St. Thomas, ice hockey; Julia Herbig, Saint Louis U., swimming; Carly Ochs, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, volleyball; Michelle Schwarz, Saint Louis U, soccer; Maddie Stock, Mizzou, basketball; Morgan Stock, Mizzou, basketball and Hayley Wright, Catholic University of America, field hockey.

Obviously, we may have missed someone, somewhere. If so please notify us of your graduate who is playing sports in college this year.

We'd love to know how your son or daughter is doing in college. Email Jim Baer at james.baer@patch.com or add a comment to any article. Make sure your student/athlete is signed up for the Ladue-Frontenac Patch newsletter.

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