Athletes sign Letters of Intent


By Ron Nunnari - Rnunnari@civitasmedia.com



<strong>Aja Howard, Volleyball, to attend Clark State, senior year - All District. Seated left to right: Father, James Howard, Brother, Taaj Howard, Aja Howard, and Mother, Jennifer Howard. Standing: Coach Butler, Head Coach Jim Smith, and Clark State Coach Sean McMorrow.</strong>

Aja Howard, Volleyball, to attend Clark State, senior year - All District. Seated left to right: Father, James Howard, Brother, Taaj Howard, Aja Howard, and Mother, Jennifer Howard. Standing: Coach Butler, Head Coach Jim Smith, and Clark State Coach Sean McMorrow.


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Jake Monnin, Baseball, pitcher, to attend Tiffin University. Seated left to right: Father, Randy Monnin, Mother, Michele Monnin, Jake Monnin, brother, Zachary Monnin. Standing left to right: Northmont Assistant Baseball Coach Jim Smith, Head Coach Chuck Harlow, and Assistant Coach Mark Kincaid.


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Taylor Hoover, Fastpitch softball catcher, to attend Saint Francis University, PA. Her sophomore year she earned GWOC honorable mention, junior year 1st team GWOC, 1st team All District. Left to right sitting: Northmont Assistant Softball Coach Matt Maiken, Assistant Coach Breanna Fisher, Taylor Hoover and Northmont Head Softball Coach Kris Mangen. Standing left to right: Hitting Coach Tim Duncan, Father, Ben Hoover, and Mother, Patti Hoover.


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Emily Ritchie, Fastpitch Softball, to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene University and Lizzie Ritchie, Fastpitch Softball, to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Seated Left to right: Father Tom Ritchie, Lizzie and Emily Ritchie, Mother, Mollie Ritchie. Standing: Hitting Coach Tim Duncan, Northmont Assistant Softball Coach Matt Maiken, Assistant Coach Breanna Fisher, Mount Vernon Nazarene Assistant Coach Mark Pratt and Northmont Head Softball Coach Kris Mangen.


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Whitney Fiedler, Fastpitch Softball, to attend Ohio Christian University. Left to right seated: Assistant Softball Coach Matt Maiken, Assistant Softball Coach Breanna Fisher, Whitney Fiedler, and Head Softball Coach Kris Mangen. Standing: Father, John Fiedler, and Mother Sheila Fiedler.


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CLAYTON — Six Northmont athletes November 11 signed Letters of Intent to play sports at the collegiate level.

Athletes signing included volleyball player Aja Howard, baseball pitcher Jake Monnin, softball catcher Taylor Hoover, softball infielders Emily and Lizzie Ritchie and softball infielder and pitcher Whitney Fiedler.

Volleyball player Aja Howard was named All District her senior year. She will be attending Clark State University.

Baseball pitcher/infielder Jake Monnin will be attending Tiffin University.

Softball catcher Taylor Hoover earned Greater Western Ohio Conference Honorable Mention her sophomore year, GWOC 1st Team her junior year and was also named All District. She will be attending Division II Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania.

Softball playing sisters Emily and Lizzie Ritchie both signed Letters of Intent to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene College.

Softball player Whitney Fiedler signed with Ohio Christian University.

Aja Howard, Volleyball, to attend Clark State, senior year – All District. Seated left to right: Father, James Howard, Brother, Taaj Howard, Aja Howard, and Mother, Jennifer Howard. Standing: Coach Butler, Head Coach Jim Smith, and Clark State Coach Sean McMorrow.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2015/11/web1_AjaHoward.jpgAja Howard, Volleyball, to attend Clark State, senior year – All District. Seated left to right: Father, James Howard, Brother, Taaj Howard, Aja Howard, and Mother, Jennifer Howard. Standing: Coach Butler, Head Coach Jim Smith, and Clark State Coach Sean McMorrow. Photo submitted

Jake Monnin, Baseball, pitcher, to attend Tiffin University. Seated left to right: Father, Randy Monnin, Mother, Michele Monnin, Jake Monnin, brother, Zachary Monnin. Standing left to right: Northmont Assistant Baseball Coach Jim Smith, Head Coach Chuck Harlow, and Assistant Coach Mark Kincaid.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2015/11/web1_JakeMonnin.jpgJake Monnin, Baseball, pitcher, to attend Tiffin University. Seated left to right: Father, Randy Monnin, Mother, Michele Monnin, Jake Monnin, brother, Zachary Monnin. Standing left to right: Northmont Assistant Baseball Coach Jim Smith, Head Coach Chuck Harlow, and Assistant Coach Mark Kincaid. Photo submitted

Taylor Hoover, Fastpitch softball catcher, to attend Saint Francis University, PA. Her sophomore year she earned GWOC honorable mention, junior year 1st team GWOC, 1st team All District. Left to right sitting: Northmont Assistant Softball Coach Matt Maiken, Assistant Coach Breanna Fisher, Taylor Hoover and Northmont Head Softball Coach Kris Mangen. Standing left to right: Hitting Coach Tim Duncan, Father, Ben Hoover, and Mother, Patti Hoover.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2015/11/web1_TaylorHoover.jpgTaylor Hoover, Fastpitch softball catcher, to attend Saint Francis University, PA. Her sophomore year she earned GWOC honorable mention, junior year 1st team GWOC, 1st team All District. Left to right sitting: Northmont Assistant Softball Coach Matt Maiken, Assistant Coach Breanna Fisher, Taylor Hoover and Northmont Head Softball Coach Kris Mangen. Standing left to right: Hitting Coach Tim Duncan, Father, Ben Hoover, and Mother, Patti Hoover. Photo submitted

Emily Ritchie, Fastpitch Softball, to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene University and Lizzie Ritchie, Fastpitch Softball, to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Seated Left to right: Father Tom Ritchie, Lizzie and Emily Ritchie, Mother, Mollie Ritchie. Standing: Hitting Coach Tim Duncan, Northmont Assistant Softball Coach Matt Maiken, Assistant Coach Breanna Fisher, Mount Vernon Nazarene Assistant Coach Mark Pratt and Northmont Head Softball Coach Kris Mangen.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2015/11/web1_EmilyLizzieRitchie.jpgEmily Ritchie, Fastpitch Softball, to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene University and Lizzie Ritchie, Fastpitch Softball, to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Seated Left to right: Father Tom Ritchie, Lizzie and Emily Ritchie, Mother, Mollie Ritchie. Standing: Hitting Coach Tim Duncan, Northmont Assistant Softball Coach Matt Maiken, Assistant Coach Breanna Fisher, Mount Vernon Nazarene Assistant Coach Mark Pratt and Northmont Head Softball Coach Kris Mangen. Photo submitted

Whitney Fiedler, Fastpitch Softball, to attend Ohio Christian University. Left to right seated: Assistant Softball Coach Matt Maiken, Assistant Softball Coach Breanna Fisher, Whitney Fiedler, and Head Softball Coach Kris Mangen. Standing: Father, John Fiedler, and Mother Sheila Fiedler.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2015/11/web1_WhitneyFiedler.jpgWhitney Fiedler, Fastpitch Softball, to attend Ohio Christian University. Left to right seated: Assistant Softball Coach Matt Maiken, Assistant Softball Coach Breanna Fisher, Whitney Fiedler, and Head Softball Coach Kris Mangen. Standing: Father, John Fiedler, and Mother Sheila Fiedler. Photo submitted

By Ron Nunnari

Rnunnari@civitasmedia.com

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