Where are they now? Updates on former local high school sports standouts
August 30, 2012
Jeff Nady (Douglas ’07), sr., OL, Nevada: Season opens Saturday at California. Nady is one of the top offensive lineman in the country entering the year, having already been named to the watch list for the Lombari Award, given annually to the top college lineman or linebacker.
Billy Coats (Douglas ’06), sr., LS, Navy: Navy opens the season Saturday at home against Notre Dame. Coats enters the year No. 2 on Navy’s depth chart at long snapper.
Garrett Tenney (Douglas ’09), soph., LB, Jamestown: The Jimmies fell to Rocky Mountain College 38-19. Tenney had three solo tackles and five total.
Zach Falanga (Douglas ’10), soph., DL, Feather River: Season opens Saturday at Butte College.
Jordan Cruz (Douglas ’09), soph., RB, Yuba College: Season information not available.
Nate VonAhsen (Douglas ’11), fr., WR, Saddleback College: Season opens Saturday at home against Mt. San Antonio College.
Katie Dry (Douglas, ’11), fr., M, Wake Forest: Dry had her first career start Sunday in a 2-0 win over UNC Charlotte. Wake Forest is now 3-1-1 on the year and ranked No. 7 in the country.
Alex Laing (Douglas ’10), fr., M, Nevada: The Wolf Pack tied Cal Poly 1-1 and fell 2-1 in overtime to UC Davis last week.
Eddie Vega (Douglas, ’07), sr., M, UNLV: The Rebels lost their opening two games, 1-0 to UC Davis and 2-1 to Saint Mary’s. Vega started both games for UNLV.
Bri Randall (Douglas, ’11), fr., GK, Regis: Season opens Saturday at home against Western State.
Mysta Townsell (Douglas ’09), jr., Chicago State: Mysta Townsell was named the team captain for the 2012 season.
Mia Townsell (Douglas ’10), soph., Chicago State: Mia Townsell was an All-Tournament Team pick at the University of Iowa Hawkeye Challenge over the weekend.
Christine DuPuis (Douglas ’09), jr., UMass-Boston: Season opens today at the Pacific Coast Classic.
Shannon Dugan (Douglas ’10), soph., Lynn University: Season opens today at home against Texas A&M International.
Brenna White (Douglas ’10), soph., Mercy College: Season opens Tuesday at Bloomfield.
Keely Latham (Douglas ’10), soph., University of Charleston: Season opens today against Queens University of Charlotte.
Emily Garcia (Douglas ’10), soph., Bentley University: Season opens Sept. 7 against Davis & Elkins.
Megan Mitchell (Douglas ’08), sr., Lees-McRae: Season opens today at Wingate.
Erin Allison (Douglas ’10), soph., Marymount University: Season opens today at Virginia Wesleyan.
Tiffany Patrick (Sierra Lutheran, ’11), fr., Concordia (Nebraska): Season opens today at home against Baker University.
Haley Von Schottenstein (Douglas ’10), jr., Whittier: Season starts in October.
Nathanael Williams (Sierra Lutheran, ’11), fr., Colorado School of Mines: Season opens today at Colorado State.
Becky Grabow (Sierra Lutheran, ’11), fr., Pacific: Season opens Saturday at USF Invite.
Grant Denny (Douglas, ’11), fr., Feather River: Season opens Oct. 4 at Feather River.
“Where are they now?” is a work in progress. If there is an athlete who prepped in the Carson Valley coverage area that is not on the list, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 782-5121, ext. 212.