Athletes sign letters of intent
July 3, 2008 · Updated 7:07 PM
Oak Harbor High School seniors Heidi McNeill and Missy McIntyre signed letters of intent together Wednesday morning to compete in their respective sports at the collegiate level.
Nearly a year after verbally committing to the University of Washington, McNeill was glad to finally make it official.
I was kind of shaking, my signature was kind of messed up, but Im glad to get it out of the way, she said. Now I can focus on my senior year and stuff like that, I dont really have to worry about what school Im going to go to next year.
McNeill, 6-foot-3 post, filled the only scholarship available to the UW womens team in 2005.
McIntyre, an All-American swimmer, also signed her intent to go to the University of Southern California.
Its done, she said. Its nice because now I get to watch all my friends be like oh I dont know where I want to go yet, McIntyre said.
Wednesdays signing took place in OHHS principal Dwight Lundstroms office. It was no doubt the first time two athletes from Oak Harbor have been so highly touted by top universities.