Updated May 25, 2023:
We celebrated an additional six student-athletes in May, for a total of sixteen collegiate signings from the Class of 2023.
Cade Gordon, Football - Texas Wesleyan University. Cade joined All Saints' in his senior year. As part of a talented senior class, he quickly showed his versatility as a contributor in four positions: quarterback, linebacker, fullback, and tight end. Cade earned TAPPS Division II District 1 All-District Honorable Mention recognition as a linebacker and 2022 TAPPS Division II Academic All-State. In addition to Texas Wesleyan University, Cade also received interest from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in New York and the University of Texas at San Antonio, among others.
Danny Hojdea, Football - Rhodes College. Danny and his family joined the All Saints' community in his eighth-grade year. Over the following five years, Danny developed into a versatile athlete on the football field. He demonstrated his dynamic play by averaging 16.8 yards per catch and selflessly committed himself to be well-rounded as a blocker and pass-catcher. Danny received TAPPS Division II District 1 All-District Honorable Mention as Wide Receiver in 2022. Prior to his commitment to play at Rhodes College, Danny received interest from Sewanee: The University of the South.
Raylee McDonald, Women's Basketball - Austin College. Raylee joined the All Saints' family as a junior in 2021. She was named TAPPS 6A District 1 2nd Team All-District her junior year and TAPPS 5A District 1 1st Team All-District, TAPPS 5A 2nd Team All-State, and TAPPS 5A Academic All-State her senior year. Raylee was the second leading scorer for the Saints this season, helping lead them to a 15-13 season and advance to the area round of the TAPPS 5A State Playoffs. Raylee is a versatile athlete with the ability to play multiple positions on the court and she has steadily improved during her two years at All Saints'. Raylee was named as a Tri-Captain her senior year and provided excellent leadership to her team.
Aundre Minnifield, Football - Mary Hardin-Baylor. Aundre joined All Saints' in his junior year and immediately made his presence known in the classroom and on the field. As a two-sport athlete, Aundre excelled as a running back for the football team and as a sprinter for the track & field team, showcasing his speed in both sports. Aundre accumulated just under 1,500 all-purpose yards on the football field during his two years at All Saints' and earned TAPPS Division II District 1 2nd Team All-District his senior year. Aundre received offers from Georgetown University, Oklahoma Baptist University, and North Central College before committing to Mary Hardin-Baylor.
Teagan Solbakken, Lacrosse & Football - American International College. Teagan joined All Saints' during his junior year as an accomplished lacrosse player, having won a state championship in his sophomore year. As a two-sport athlete also playing football, Teagan earned a starting position as a defensive end for the Saints. He contributed to the team's success, which culminated with an appearance in the 2022 State Championship game. During his time at All Saints', Teagan worked his way up to earning more than 20 scholarship opportunities in both football and lacrosse. With strong interest from Weber International College and Rome City Institute, Teagan accepted an offer to play both sports at American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Jaylon Sprrigs, Football - Southwestern University. Jaylon joined All Saints' for his senior year coming from Brewer High School. His high school career culminated with him being a three-year letterman in football and earning TAPPS Division II District 1 All-District Honorable Mention and 2nd Team All-State recognition in the Padilla Poll. Jaylon accounted for over 6,000 all-purpose yards as a dual-threat quarterback throughout his three varsity seasons. He received additional interest from service academies, Centenary College, and other in-state universities prior to committing to Southwestern University.
All Saints' celebrated ten student-athletes who committed to play athletics at the collegiate level on National Signing Day, February 1. Please join us in congratulating these seniors on their success in the classroom and on the field.
Cavin Chumley, Football - Southern Methodist University. Cavin joined the All Saints' family in his eighth-grade year and became a starter halfway through his freshman year. Cavin set the example in off-season with his work ethic and leadership, which carried over into the season earning him the vote to be Captain his senior year. Due to an injury, Cavin only played two District games but came back to lead the team in tackles this season. Cavin ranks second all-time in tackles in All Saints' history. He was also chosen as an All-State player for the Padilla Poll.
Charlie Johnson, Football - United States Military Academy West Point. Charlie became a Saint his sophomore year of high school. Starting 33 games, he has shown his versatility by playing at all positions along the offensive line. Charlie is a born leader, great communicator and was voted Captain his senior year. He earned TAPPS Second Team All-State and First Team Padilla Poll honors this season. Charlie is headed to the Black Nights over offers from other schools including Texas State University, Duke University, Georgetown University and Colgate University.
Braden Lowrance, Lacrosse - Quincy University. Braden joined the All Saints' family in Kindergarten and is a Lifetime Saint. He has played lacrosse for All Saints' and Fort Worth Lacrosse for seven years. Braden also played all over the country with Chaos Lacrosse for six years and will be attending Quincy University in Illinois in the fall.
Bennett Nunnally, Football - College of the Holy Cross. Bennett is a Lifetime Saint, attending All Saints' since Kindergarten. He solidified himself as a starter along the offensive line as a junior and senior, playing multiple positions and showcasing his athletic ability. The Padilla Poll recognized Bennett as a First Team All-State player this year. He received offers from several other schools - including Colgate University, Columbia University, Dartmouth College and Fordham University - before choosing to attend College of the Holy Cross.
Gavin Prellwitz, Football - Colorado School of Mines. Gavin joined All Saints' his eighth-grade year. Throughout his 27 Varsity starts, Gavin showed his versatility with his ability to put his hand on the ground showing off his large frame and toughness, as well as his pass-catching ability as a matchup problem for defenses when split out wide. Gavin had several other offers from schools - including University of Louisiana Monroe, Stephen F. Austin State University and Trinity University - before deciding to play at Colorado School of Mines, one of the top engineering schools in the nation that is also coming off a National Championship appearance.
Robert Sanders, Football - Princeton University. Robert came to All Saints' his sophomore year as a quarterback transitioning immediately to the defensive side of the ball. He started 32 games on Varsity playing defensive end and linebacker. A three-star athlete via 24/7 Sports, Robert earned TAPPS and Padilla Poll First Team All-State honors and was recently voted a member of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram All-Area Team. Robert decided to attend Princeton after tallying over 20 offers from programs including all of the military academies, Washington State University, Arizona State University, Columbia University, Dartmouth College, Penn State University and Tulane University.
Perrie Sedgwick, Volleyball - Aurora University. Perrie joined the all Saints' family in 2020 as a sophomore. Over the past three years, she has excelled in pole vault earning fifth place at the TAPPS State Championship, and volleyball earning First and Second Team All-Conference selections. She also surpassed 2,000 career assists in October this season. Perrie will be a Setter for the Aurora University Spartans and plans to major in psychology.
Peyton Stellato, Basketball - Angelo State University. Peyton joined the All Saints' family as an eighth grader and has been part of the Saints Basketball program all four years of Upper School. Peyton is a three-time First Team All-District selection, has been named to the TAPPS Honorable Mention All-State Team for the last two years, and received Academic All-State last year. Peyton surpassed her 1,000 career points mark in November of this season. She will be majoring in psychology and criminal justice next year.
Clay Upchurch, Lacrosse - Sewanee: The University of the South. Clay joined the All Saints' family his freshman year. He played lacrosse for five years for Fort Worth Lacrosse, Chaos Fort Worth and Dallas Iron Horse. Clay was an All-District FOGO (Face-Off Get Off) and has played all over the country. Clay is also part of the Tad Bird Honors College, Head Prefect of the Upper School, and will earn his Eagle Scout in the next two months.
Jayvont "Jay" Williams, Football - Villanova University. Jayvont joined the All Saints' family in fifth grade and has become a leader within the School as well as on the field. He was voted Captain by his teammates and earned TAPPS and Padilla Poll First Team All-State honors his senior season. Jay showed off his versatility by starting at five positions throughout his career and is the only All Saints' player to be offered by a Division I program at all of those positions. He chose to play for Villanova University over a host of other offers including United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy, Georgetown University, Colgate University and Jackson State University.