Rockford Heat would like to give recognition to the following athletes that will be going on to play basketball at the collegiate levels while getting their education.

The Class of 2016 is adding 10 players to college rosters this season. Rockford Heat collegiate athletes earn significant or FULL athletic and academic scholarships from playing basketball!

You are all leaders to your peers and an inspiration to the younger players coming up through your high school and Rockford Heat teams!

The listed athletes have signed/committed to the following schools:

Abby Woollacott, Rockford Lutheran, committed to Northern IL University-NCAA Div. 1

Ellie Welsh, Hononegah High, Committed to Michigan Tech University-NCAA Div. 2

Baillie McGirk, Rockford Lutheran, Committed to Michigan Tech University-NCAA Div. 2

Niaja Taylor, Auburn High, Committed to Kirkwood College-JUCO Div. 2

Mikinzie Cull, Durand High, Committed to University of WI-Whitewater-NCAA Div. 3

Maddie Williams, Winnebago High, Committed to University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse-NCAA Div. 3

Taylor Hilliard, Oregon High, Committed to Edgewood College-NCAA Div. 3

Katlyn Fiorucci, Christian Life High, Committed to Rockford University-NCAA Div. 3

Caryn Donahue, Hononegah High, Committed to University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire-NCAA Div. 3

R’rionna Brocks, East High, Committed to Lake Region State College North Dakota-JUCO Div. 1

Great Job ladies and good luck in your college careers! I will be watching you from afar and hope to see you courtside soon!

All Rockford Heat Coaches, Players, Parents, and Fans are proud of you!

Coach Penney