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10 sign at Roswell, four for football
by Chase Wallace
cwallace@neighbornewspapers.com
February 06, 2013 01:32 PM | 2476 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Signing day at Roswell this morning saw nine senior student athletes, including four football players, put pen to paper and sign National Letters-of-Intents to play with some of the best athletic and academic instituions in the country.

All-region running back Andrew Kwateng highlighted the Hornets’ football signees, inking his scholarship to play for the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Kwateng, who ran for 1,609 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior, was recruited by the Falcons to play slot-back in their run-heavy option rushing attack.

Hunter Hill singed to play defensive line in the Ivy League for the Princeton Tigers. Hill, also a standout wrestler for the Hornets, was an All-North Fulton selection as a senior. Princeton is located in northern New Jersey, just southwest of New York City.

Alex Brandeis, a two-year starter at safety for the Hornets, will take his talents to the northeastern portion of the country as well and play with Williams College, a Division III institution in Williamstown, Mass. The uniquely named, Purple Cows, compete in the New England Small College Athletic Conference. Brandeis had 60 tackles as a senior along with a team-leading four interceptions.

Isaiah Garris, a cornerback at Roswell, signed to play at Point University in East Point. The Skyhawks are an NAIA team that competes in the Applaichain Athletic Conference.

Along with the four football signings, Roswell had six spring sport athletes sign scholarships: Cameron Duley, Air Force (Men’s Soccer); Kelsey Nix, UGA (Women’s Soccer); Maggie Pruitt, Shorter (Women’s Soccer), Ruth Franco (Women’s Soccer, GCSU; Peyton Thomas, Baylor (Track and field); Obos Ikpefan, Purdue (Track and field).
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