Findlay’s Libby Crow signed to play softball at NCAA Division II Tiffin University in Tiffin, Ohio. A four-year starter and two-year captain for the Trojans, Crow is a two-time Three Rivers Athletic Conference all-academic honoree. In 2014 Crow stole 27 bases and batted .370 as she earned all-conference and honorable mention all-district honors.
Ms. Brunner (Toledo) played varsity volleyball for the Eagles for two years and is currently captain of the varsity team. Senior year she received Diocese of Toledo CYO Outstanding High School Athlete Award, TRAC All-Academic Award, Second Team All-TRAC, Honorable Mention All-District, and NDA Athlete of the Week. Junior year she was Tri-State Elite All-Camp Libero. Sophomore year she won the NDA Coach’s Award for Junior Varsity. She plays for the Toledo Dynamic Volleyball Club in the off season.
“The Notre Dame Volleyball program has prepared me well and has helped me grow as a player,” Ms. Brunner said. “I am really excited to take what I have learned academically and athletically to the college level. “
Ms. Brunner is currently taking all Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses. She has been involved in Notre Dame Academy’s S.E.A.L. Team (Students Equipped to Advocate Life) and various service and retreat ministries.
She volunteers at St. Patrick Historic Parish in Downtown Toledo preparing food baskets for the needy and is a Eucharistic Minister. She plans to study pre-med at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Ms. McIntyre (Toledo) has played varsity basketball all four years for the Eagles as a power forward. Junior year she was second team All-State, Toledo All-Blade Team, TRACK All-Academic, First Team All-TRAC, and lead in rebounds in TRAC. Sophomore year she was All-TRAC First Team and All-District Honorable Mention. Freshman year she was All-District First Team and City League Most Valuable Player and All-TRAC Honorable Mention. She plays travel basketball with All Ohio as a power forward as well. Ms. McIntyre has made the top 150 high school players in the nation (Prospect Nation)
Ms. McIntyre carries a 3.9 GPA. Along with multiple Honors classes she is also participating in a PSEO Nutrition Class through The University of Toledo.
She has been involved in the African American Club and the NDA summer basketball camps all four years.
“I chose to sign with The University of Toledo (UT) because after my initial campus visit it felt like home,” said Ms. McIntyre. “What really impressed me was the UT coaching staff. They understood my desire to major in physical therapy. Even with the intense basketball schedule I will have, they were willing to work with me so that I can succeed both on and off the court.”
Ms. McIntyre is thrilled to be playing for her hometown and her mother’s Alma Mater. Having her family be able to attend all of her games is important to her.