This archived article was written by: Masi Steel
Deciding whether or not to continue on with athletics after a leaving a junior college is a hard decision. Many athletes at Utah State University Eastern decided to continue their athletic careers at a college or a university.
For women’s basketball, six are furthering their careers. Bryanna Adams is attending Colorado Mesa University, Jamie Smith is attending Southern Utah University, Maddie Murphy is going to Missouri Valley College, Jessica Anderson is going to Montana State University Northern, Lejla Hadzialijagic is attending Adams State and Carol Ficher is going to Southern Arkansas University.
The men’s basketball players are still deciding where they want to go. Marcelo Ruediguer is still deciding, but his top pick is Chicago State University. Juwan Moody is going on a visit to his top pick, the University of Texas San Antonio, before making his decision, and Nathaniel Wright has made a decision to sign with Western State Colorado. All other players are still making their decisions, but are hopeful of continuing.
For men’s baseball, only one player has decided on where he will be going next year, while others are still considering whether or not they would like to continue or where they would like to go. Sean Hardman has decided to play at Dixie State University next year.
For volleyball, one player is continuing; Koralys Gonzalez is going to be playing on a professional team in Spain.