Next level Cougars

Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - On Monday 20 Sahuaro student athletes from 5 different sports signed their LOI's as they will take their game to the next level. The headliner of the group was Alex Verdugo who not only signed his letter of intention to play baseball for Arizona State, but he is leaving the option open to opt out and pursue his dream to play in the big leagues.

Click on the video link above to hear their story. Below is the list of each student athlete and where they are headed


Jasmine Simmons           University of Arizona

Beanna Parkinson           Dixie State

Alex Rojo                            Pima Community College

James McWilliams          Pima Community College


Amy Bergeson                  New Mexico State University

Brooklyn Misenheimer University of North Texas

Amanda Nicholas            University of Nevada – Reno

Gina Snyder                       Purdue University

Hannah Gradillas             University of St Mary

Baylee Beardshear          University of Montana – Great Falls


Vinnie Tarantola              Pima Community College

Jake Northrup                   Pima Community College

Justin Hammergren        Pima Community College

Alex Verdugo                    Arizona State University

Winston Welch                 New Mexico Militiary Institute

Hunter Green                    South Mountain Community College


Cole Sterns                         Northern Arizona University

Michael Brewer                    Pima Community College

Jerry Ruiz                            Pima Community College


Rachel Blount                    Pima Girls Golf

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