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Apex Winter Signing Day By Peak Student Media

This second round of signing day sported some of Apex High’s best athletes committing to their colleges on an athletic scholarship. Apex was represented by seven additional athletes. There were two track/cross country commits, Calli Parlier and Brynn Sheffield; three women's soccer commits, Emma Totten, Kendall Augsburg, and Caroline Uenking; and two men's soccer commits, John Angrilla and Charlie Aycock. We got the chance to pull them aside and ask a few questions about this exciting time. Check it out!

Kendall Augsburg

Q: What school are you going to and what are you going for?

A: I’m going to University of North Carolina at Wilmington for women’s soccer.

Q: What was your favorite part of the recruiting process?

A: Probably going to the camps to be seen by the recruiters.

Q: What made you choose this particular school over others?

A: I really like the atmosphere of the school; it's at the beach, and I like a lot of the people that go there.

Q: How does it feel to finally be committed to a school?

A: Awesome! It takes away a lot of pressure, and I’m not as nervous.

Brynn Sheffield

Q: What school are you going to and what are you going for?

A: I’m going to UNC Wilmington for track.

Q: What was your favorite part of the recruiting process?

A: Doing the official athletic tour where I got to stay with someone at the school.

Q: What made you choose this particular school over others?

A: The coach really fit what I wanted.

Q: How does it feel to finally be committed to a school?

A: It feels good! A lot of stress is relieved, and I like to know where I’m going, so it’s nice.

Charlie Aycock

Q: What school are you going to and what are you going for?

A: I’m going to Belmont-Abbey University in Charlotte for men’s soccer.

Q: What was your favorite part of the recruiting process?

A: Getting the call back to be accepted was my favorite part of the recruiting process.

Q: What made you choose this particular school over others?

A: My old coach use to play for Belmont-Abbey, and he has always led me to go there. It was something that I always wanted to do.

Q: How does it feel to finally be committed to a school?

A: It is a big stress reliever. It feels awesome!

John Angrilla

Q: What school are you going to and what are you going for?

A: I’m going to Shaw University for men’s soccer.

Q: What was your favorite part of the recruiting process?

A: My favorite part was getting all the offers and being able to choose which one I wanted.

Q: What made you choose this particular school over others?

A: It was the highest division. I also already know some of the players on the team, and they offered me a starting position on the team. You can’t beat that!

Q: How does it feel to finally be committed to a school?

A: It feels good.

Emma Totten

Q: What school are you going to and what are you going for?

A: I’m going to University of North Carolina at Charlotte for women’s soccer.

Q: What was your favorite part of the recruiting process?

A: Nothing in particular. It was very time consuming, but it all paid off.

Q: What made you choose this particular school over others?

A: I love the campus and coaches.

Q: How does it feel to finally be committed to a school?

A: Amazing!

Calli Parlier

Q: What school are you going to and what are you going for?

A: I’m going to Liberty University to run cross country and track.

Q: What was your favorite part of the recruiting process?

A: I really enjoyed getting to know the girls and the coaches and seeing all the facilities

Q: What made you choose this particular school over others?

A: Liberty is a Christian college, so I really appreciate that. They have all the same values I have with putting God first, and they have great academics and a beautiful campus.

Q: How does it feel to finally be committed to a school?

A: I’ve been committed for awhile now, but it's definitely nice to not stress over it anymore.

Caroline Uenking

Q: What school are you going to and what are you going for?

A: I’m going to the University of North Carolina at Pembroke for women’s soccer.

Q: What was your favorite part of the recruiting process?

A: Being done with it! It was a very long process.

Q: What made you choose this particular school over others?

A: The coach showed interest in me and made me feel special. The environment of the school is just something I look forward to!

Q: How does it feel to finally be committed to a school?

A: It’s awesome! The stress is all gone!

Congratulations to all athletes for an incredible high school career at Apex and for officially making it to the next level. We wish you the best of luck moving forward in college and in the future!

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