Local athletes heading to the next level

Torrey Pines athletes headed to the next level.

On National Letter of Intent Day on Nov. 10, more than 200 athletes and their families gathered in the theater at the Kroc Center in La Mesa for a Signing Day extravaganza sponsored by the San Diego Sports Association.

Local next-level athletes:

Sam Garewal, Canyon Crest Academy, Northwestern
Eric Van Valkenburg, Torrey Pines, Oklahoma
Ethan Swidler, Canyon Crest Academy, Lafayette
Cole Wilson, Torrey Pines, UCSD

CCA's Ethan Swidler

Men’s basketball
Otto Landrum, Torrey Pines, Boston University

Field hockey
Philine Klas, Torrey Pines, University of Pennsylvania
Hayden Ma, Canyon Crest Academy, UC Davis (

Zach Rowell, Torrey Pines, Stanford University

Men’s golf
Ryan Plodowski, Torrey Pines, USD

Women’s golf
Sofia Firouzi, Canyon Crest Academy, Santa Clara University
Go Nakatsukasa, Torrey Pines, Utah

Men’s lacrosse
Griffin Grant, Torrey Pines, Notre Dame
Tayden Bultman, Torrey Pines, University of North Carolina

Torrey Pines'Griffin Grant and Tayden Bultman.
Torrey Pines'Griffin Grant and Tayden Bultman.


Kyra Chan, Torrey Pines, Stanford University
Claire Sefkow, Canyon Crest Academy, Pomona

CCA's Claire Sefkow signs with Pomona.

Cross country/track
Annika Salz, Torrey Pines, UCLA

Women’s lacrosse
Reese Loseke, Torrey Pines, UC Davis

Women’s soccer
Tatum O'Coyne, Torrey Pines, University of Florida

Women’s volleyball
Brooklyn Burns, Torrey Pines, Cal Poly-SLO
Claire Deller, Torrey Pines, Penn
Delaney Karl, Torrey Pines, USC (beach)
Hannah Flannery, Torrey Pines, Brown
Alice Yu, Torrey Pines, Johns Hopkins

CCA tennis players Katie Codd, Lyna Fowler and Asha Gidwani.
CCA tennis players Katie Codd, Lyna Fowler and
Asha Gidwani.

Women’s tennis
Katie Codd, Canyon Crest Academy, Duke
Lyna Fowler, Canyon Crest Academy, UC Irvine
Asha Gidwani, Canyon Crest Academy, UC Irvine