Fourteen Elk River athletes signed national letters of intent on Wednesday, and a reception was held for them with parents and coaches at the school in the morning.
Kaylee Forster signed with University of New Hampshire, becoming the eighth Elk girl to go Division I in hockey. All three Elk seniors signed. Emily Heid went with Wisconsin-Superior and Mandy Sailor with St. Mary’s of Winona.
Clay Elrod, high-scoring basketball forward for three seasons, signed with Bemidi State.
Logan Daulton, soccer forward named to the coaches all-state team, signed with Concordia-St. Paul. Five members of the Elks state-qualifying team signed letters. The others are Erin Ness and Rachel Mynahan with Bethel, Jenna Kivley with Gustavus and Lexi Dietl with St. Catherine’s.
Three members of the Elks 2013 state champion softball team announced their choices — pitcher Anna Pipenhagen with St. Cloud State, catcher Michaela Bruns with St. Catherine’s, and infielder Jessica Neuman with Gustavus.
Track-and-field standout Molli Detloff (sprints, throws) signed with North Dakota.
Brandon Meyer, all-NWSC pitcher and infielder, signed with Bethel for baseball.