Raptors Club Players Sign With Colleges

ROCKFORD-The Rockford Raptors soccer club has an excellent reputation with college coaches and recruiters. That has paid off. Wednesday evening 14 Raptors seniors signed letters of intent with colleges and universities at the Indoor Sports Center.

"I think our reputation is that we'll develop kids," says Raptors coach Frank Mateus. "We want to make them better and overall like our kids are great kids. They're going to put the work in, so that's the type of kids college coaches are looking for."Taylor Sarver: (Harlem HS)/Northern Illinois University (NCAA Division 1)

Following is a list of the Raptors players who signed:

Taylor Howe: (Harlem HS)/NIU
Elizabeth Parrilli: (St.Charles North)/Depaul University (NCAA Division 1)
Allyson Hayner: (Freeport HS)IPFW (NCAA Division 1)
Taylor Howe: (Boylan Catholic HS)/University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (NCAA Division1)
Mariah Katzenberger: (Freeport HS)/University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (NCAA Division1)
Leigha Crowder: (Boylan Catholic HS)/Robert Morris University Chicago (NAIA)
Shelby Seiter: (Boylan Catholic HS)/Robert Morris University Chicago (NAIA)
Reyna Ortega: (Beloit Memorial HS)/Robert Morris University Chicago (NAIA)
Ivanna Chavez: (Boylan Catholic HS)/Cardinal Stritch University (NAIA)
Lexi Zambrano: (Boylan Catholic HS)/Trinity Christian College (NAIA)
Dani Dahl: (Milton HS)/Coe College (NCAA III)
Haley Grunewald: (Freeport HS)/Augustana College (NCAA III)
Elizabeth Martinez:(Belvidere HS)/ Augustana College (NCAA III)
Maria "Suzy" Pelayo: (Harlem HS)/Parkland College Cobras (NJCAA Division 1)

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