Eight Athletes Sign with D1 Colleges
Eight Holy Family athletes signed their National Letter of Intent to play Division 1 college athletics. More athletes will sign their letters of intent during the second semester of this school year.
Signing College Program: Illinois State University Womens Soccer
Intended Major: Criminology
Parents: Brian and Jennifer Dowling
HFCHS Most Memorable Moment: Playing in the state semifinal at U.S. Bank Stadium
HFCHS Career Accomplishments: Maggie was an important part of the recent success of the Fire Girls Soccer program that included conference championships in 2021 and 2022, along with a section championship and third-place finish in the MSHSL Class A Girls Soccer Tournament. In 2023, the team finished as section champion runner-up. She earned honors as All-Conference in 2021, 2022, and 2023, All-State Tournament Team, and All-State First Team during her junior and senior years, and capped it off with a Ms. Soccer Finalist her senior year. She served as a two-year team captain and was voted as Team MVP in her junior and senior seasons.
Signing College: University of San Diego Womens Swim and Dive
Intended Major: Biology
Parents: Jacob and Kim
HFCHS Most Memorable Moment: Beating Delano during her freshman and senior seasons
HFCHS Career Accomplishments: Catherine is the most accomplished swimmer in Holy Family Catholic High School history. She has lettered all four years of her high school career. She is an anchor on the 2023 conference champions team, MWHF Girls Swim Team, a program that earned third place at the 2022 MSHSL Class A Girls Swim State Meet. Individually, Catherine is a section champion, a state champion runner-up, and a five-time school record holder. During her senior season, she set three separate pool records (Orono, Dassel-Cokato, and Mound Westonka). She is currently Minnesota’s #1-ranked 100M swimmer heading into the weekend section meet. Catherine has also been recognized as a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and is a member of Holy Family’s Honor Society.
Signing College: University of Minnesota-Duluth Mens Basketball
Intended Major: Financial Markets
Parents: Alecia Hanson and Jeff Gronneberg
HFCHS Most Memorable Moment: Cutting down the net after winning a section championship
HFCHS Career Accomplishments: During his junior season, Kole played point guard for Fire Boys Basketball who were the conference and section champions, and earned third place in the MSHSL Class AA Boys Basketball State Tournament. He was recognized as 1st team all-conference his junior season and has already passed 1,000 career points. He is a senior captain for the 2023-24 season.
Signing College: Butler University Womens Basketball
Intended Major: Exploratory Studies
Parents: Jeff and Sara Land
HFCHS Most Memorable Moment: Beating Minnetonka during her sophomore year
HFCHS Career Accomplishments: She has led her teams to a section champion runner-up during her sophomore and junior seasons. She has received All-Conference and All-State awards and voted offensive MVP twice. Last season, she reached the 1,000 career points mark. Jocelyn has been on the Holy Family President’s Honor Roll twice and the Principal’s Honor Roll three times.
Signing College: Furman University Womens Softball
Intended Major: Business
Parents: Greg and Merideth McGuirk
HFCHS Most Memorable Moment: The 35-degree game in Osseo. Bundling up between innings and hoping our bats would not break when we hit the ball.
HFCHS Career Accomplishments: Sydney was a two-year letter recipient at Blake High School before transferring to Holy Family as a sophomore. She has been recognized with an All-Conference Award in two different conferences and was awarded the team MVP award at Holy Family during her junior season. During that same season, she also finished in the Top 10 in Minnesota for home runs. She will be a vital part of the 2024 Fire softball team. Sydney has been recognized on the Holy Family President’s Honor Roll three times.
Signing College: Southwest Minnesota State University Mens Baseball
Intended Major: Business
Parents: Jeremy Quinn, the late Angie Quinn & stepmother Carrie Quinn
HFCHS Most Memorable Moment: Winning the section championship and the bus ride that followed.
HFCHS Career Accomplishments: Jameson is a four-year letterman for Fire Baseball and led his team to a conference and section championship, along with a state appearance his junior season. Slotted in as the number one pitcher and shortstop for this spring, Jameson will look to add to the Holy Family trophy case. He has been recognized as an All-Conference player during his sophomore and junior seasons. He is a Holy Family President’s Honor Roll student.
Signing College: University of St. Thomas Mens Hockey
Intended Major: Undecided
Parents: Rick and Julie Roelofs
HFCHS Most Memorable Moment: Beating Edina during his junior year
HFCHS Career Accomplishments: Drew has been a vital part of the resurgence of Fire hockey over the past two seasons, which included a team that led the state of Minnesota in goals his and earned three straight conference championships. He has been chosen to play in the Minnesota HP Final 54 Tournament, Elite League, and International Invitational Team. Drew is a team captain and has been recognized as student-athlete of the year from the Fire Hockey program. Drew has been recognized on the Holy Family President’s list all three years.
Signing College: Multnomah University Womens Volleyball
Intended Major: Psychology
Parents: John and Trista Schuele
HFCHS Most Memorable Moment: Winning a section playoff game at homes
HFCHS Career Accomplishments: Zoe is a five-year letter recipient for Holy Family and just completed a senior season that saw the Fire volleyball team host and win their first playoff game in over ten years. She holds two school records for the most career aces and the most aces in a single season. Zoe was also recognized for amassing over 1500 assists while playing for the Fire. She has been on the President’s Honor Roll all four years and is a member of Holy Family’s Honors Society.