The following list consists of former standout athletes with ties to the Northern Neck playing in college, semi-pro or professional sports.
Tristan Carey (Colonial Beach ’09)—Men’s Basketball, Longwood
Dylan Farinet (Colonial Beach ’10)—Men’s Basketball, Mary Washington
Kiante Dickerson (Colonial Beach ’11)—Football, Virginia Union University
Daniel Bowen (Essex ’09)—Football, Christopher Newport University
Chelsea Davis (Essex ’09)—Softball, Norfolk State University
Lyndon Garner (Essex ’10)—Football, Christopher Newport University
Reggie Johnson (Essex ’12)—Baseball, Hampden-Sydney College
Megan Wade (Essex ’09)-Softball, Chowan University
Will Barrack (Lancaster ’10)—Baseball, UMass Boston
Joseph Betts (Lancaster ’11)–Track & Field, Radford University
Mike Coleman (Lancaster ’12)—Men’s Basketball, Catawba College
Melvin Gregory (Lancaster ’12)—Men’s Basketball, Mount Saint Marys
Tiko Henderson (Lancaster ’11)—Football, Concord College
Sedale Mullen (Lancaster ’11)—Football, Ferrum College
Kentel Noel (Lancaster ’10)—Football, Christopher Newport
Whitney Spence (Lancaster ’11)—Women’s Cross Country, Roanoke College
Andrea White (Lancaster ’10)–Women’s Basketball, Georgetown
Jatavious Adams (Northumberland ’10)—Football, Ferrum College
Carrie Crowther (Northumberland ’10)—Swimming, Bridgewater
Ryan Parker (Northumberland ’12)—Men’s Golf, Shenandoah University
Levi Payne (Northumberland ’12)—Football, Ferrum College
Kaitlyn Rochelle (Northumberland ’12)—Women’s Basketball, University of Virginia’s College of Wise
Brenda Santamaria (Northumberland ’12)—Women’s Soccer, Mary Baldwin College
Kelly Sumner (Northumberland ’10)—Women’s Golf, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Flannery Collins (Rappahannock ’12)—Baseball, University of Mary Washington
David Furrow (Rappahannock ’12)—Football, Christopher Newport University
Kaitlyn Milstead (Rappahannock ’10)—Swimming, Randolph Macon College
Kori Oord (Rappahannock ’09)—Softball, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Hannah Pierson (Rappahannock ’12)—Softball & Volleyball, University of Mary Washington
Jacob Roberts (Rappahannock ’12)—Baseball, Guilford College
Andrea Walker (Rappahannock ’12)—Women’s Golf, Bridgewater College
Dylan Clark (Washington & Lee ’12)—Baseball, Guilford College
Josh Fones (Washington & Lee ’12)—Football, Christopher Newport University
Nigel Jenkins (Washington & Lee ’11)—Men’s Basketball, Virginia Wesleyan College
Heather Chastain (St. Margaret’s School ’11)—Softball, Western Carolina
Hannah Davis (St. Margaret’s School ’12)—Volleyball, Ferrum
Renee Greenslade (St. Margaret’s School ’12)—Field Hockey, Randolph-Macon
Betsy Joslyn (St. Margaret’s School ’10)—Field Hockey, Bridgewater
Meghan Sisk (St. Margaret’s School ’09)—Rowing, Clemson University
Justin Anderson (Westmoreland, Montrose ‘12)—Men’s Basketball, University of Virginia
Jermon Bushrod (King George)—Football, Chicago Bears
Chris Johnson (Colonial Beach)—Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves
Torrey Smith (Colonial Beach, Stafford ’07)—Football, Baltimore Ravens
Eight high school graduates will be taking their skills to the next level after last school year.
In football, Northumberland’s Kyle Elmore is expected to attend Apprentice School in Newport News, while Essex’s Rahiem Rolling is heading north to Lackawanna College. Washington & Lee’s Emmanuel Valdez will lace up to join the cross country and track teams at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg.
Rappahannock’s Olivia Gaulding, Carlie Clark and St. Margaret’s Elizabeth McCarthy are all expected to play softball across the nation. McCarthy will join the Lancers at Longwood University, Clark will travel to Texas A&M in Kingsville and Gaulding heads to Milligan College in Tennessee.
Northumberland’s Nia Jones and Rashauna Carter plan to join their respective school track & field teams. Carter is bound for Christopher Newport University and Jones to James Madison University.
To be included: If there is a standout missing on this list that should be considered, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 804-333-0033 or write to Northern Neck News Attn: Sports Desk. Please include subject as “rnn” provide name of student, what high school they graduated from and the college they attend.