Seven members of the this school year's Zionsville girls soccer team were honored at a signing ceremony at the school Thursday afternoon.
Six of the girls -- Madilyn Mann (St. Louis), Katherine Ratz (Illinois), Catherine Schmidt (IUPUI), Abby Shroyer (Hanover), Hannah Timbrook (Marian), and Caroline Wagner (DePauw) -- were present at the ceremony, while the seventh, Katy Keen graduated high school in December and is already attending Penn State.
"It means a lot to our program, just to see it continue to grow," Zionsville head coach Ramon Aguillon said. "Every year we have more and more quality players come through our program and for us to have seven sign -- that is a pretty remarkable number."
Aguillon said that as far as he knew, seven was the largest number of seniors to sign on to play in college.
He said he looked through previous years and could never find more than "three or four."
Aguillon said it was nice to see the girls get rewarded for their hard work.
"It is great for me to see as a coach," he said. "They have put in so much time on the field, away from their families, putting in effort, getting in shape and getting better technically. To see that all pay off, it is great to see them get the chance to play at the next level. It is a great reward for them."
In the four years that this year's seniors were at the school, the Lady Eagles were 45-19-15.
For more of this story, read the Feb. 12 edition of the Times Sentinel.