PHOTOS: 13 NCHS Seniors Sign Early Letters of Intent To Play Sports in College

Thirteen New Canaan High School student-athletes signed early Letters of Intent on Wednesday to play sports in college starting next year.

These thirteen NCHS seniors signed early letters of intent to play sports in college, on Nov. 9, 2016. Credit: Michael Dinan

These thirteen NCHS seniors signed early letters of intent to play sports in college, on Nov. 9, 2016. Credit: Michael Dinan

The gallery above includes photos from a signing ceremony overseen by NCHS Athletic Director Jay Egan, held at in the auxiliary gym at New Canaan High School. We also asked each student about how their experience doing youth and/or high school and varsity-level sports in town helped prepare them for college. (The Ivy League-bound seniors’ letters could be called “likely letters” in that those schools, though they offer no athletics scholarships per se, can issue an agreements signifying that they’re committed to admitting a recruited athlete.)

The tally of 13 marks the largest ever group of NCHS student-athletes signing the early letters, Egan said.

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