DePauw Signing 4/25/14

Published 04/25 2013 11:10PM

Updated 04/26 2013 03:15PM

Rockton, Illinois-It doesn't happen often in the Stateline. A boy volleyball player signing a college letter of intent. Hononegah senior Matt DePauw has signed with Carke University an NAIA school.

Hononegah doesn't have a boys volleyball team. DePauw honed his skills playing summer AAU ball. He's had his heart set on a scholarship.

"I've always known I was going to go to college, but as soon as I started playing the sport after my first practice I was like, 'I'm playing this in college. I can't stop. I love it."

One of DePauw's teammates at Clarke will be Boylan graduate and Belvidere native Anson Lindsey. He just completed his freshman year at Clarke.

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