Recent Sequim High graduates are vying for wins and top times at the collegiate level,on volleyball courts, football fields, soccer pitches and cross country courses.
Here’s a quick peek at how those ex-Wolves are faring this fall season:
• Megan Breckenridge
Breckenridge made the switch to women’s soccer at The Evergreen State College.
A junior goalkeeper for the Geoducks, Breckenridge — a 2016 Sequim High graduate —started 13 games and played in 15 overall, leading the team with 71 saves and had a 2.87 goals-per-game-against average for the 3-14 Evergreen squad.
Breckenridge was named to the all-Olympic League volleyball first team her senior season at Sequim High.
• Mikey Cobb
Cobb, a cross country standout at Sequim High and 2015 SHS graduate, competed in six races as a senior for the North Central College (Naperville, Ill.) Cardinals, the top-ranked Division III outfit in the nation (United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association).
Cobb’s top finishes this fall include a fourth place finish in the CCIW Conference Open race on Oct. 27 with an 8,000-meter season-best finish of 25:35.6, and an 11th-place finish at the Benedictine Invitational (26:17.3) on Oct. 5.
• Adrienne Haggerty
Haggerty, a three-sport star and two-sport league MVP (volleyball, basketball) while in Sequim, stars on the volleyball court at Highline Community College this fall. The sophomore middle blocker helped the Thunderbirds go 10-4 in conference, second in the West Region, and earn a spot in the NWAC tournament.
Highline battled its way to the NWAC title game, where Spokane beat the Thunderbirds in three sets to complete a 40-0 season. Haggety, who had a team-high nine kills in the title game, was named to the NWAC All-Tournament First Team.
In 24 matches, Haggerty — a 2017 Sequim High grad — tallied 190 kills (2.75 per game, 22nd in conference), was 26th in the NWAC with 21 blocks and 10th in the conference with 47 block assists.
• Claire Henninger
Henninger is a freshman on the No. 16-ranked Western Washington University’s women’s soccer squad that won two games at the NCAA Division II tournament before falling to No. 6 UC-San Diego in the West Region Final on penalty kicks.
Henninger, a 2018 Sequim High graduate, did not appear in an official game for the Vikings (18-3-2) as one of the team’s four goalkeepers, but had a save in the second half to preserve a 1-0 shutout of the University of Victoria in an Aug. 24 exhibition match.
Henninger earned a varsity letter all four years during her prep career, she was a team captain her junior and senior seasons at Sequim High, earning all-Olympic League honors as goalkeeper.
• Miguel Moroles
Moroles, a junior at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, is a running back for the Coast Guard Bears’ football team. A quarterback while at Sequim High School, Moroles was more productive catching passes out the backfield than rushing, nabbing 16 passes for 132 yards and a touchdown in helping the Bears go 7-3 overall.
Moroles, a 2015 Sequim High grad and civil engineering major, also earned conference All-Academic honors for the second consecutive season.
Moroeles earned all-Olympic League first team honors at Sequim High.
• Heidi Vereide
Vereide, who saw action in recent years with the Peninsula College Pirates, is a senior defender for the Colorado Christian University’s women’s soccer team in Lakewood, Colo.
Vereide, a 2015 Sequim High graduate, appeared in seven games for the Cougars (6-9-3), playing a season-high 25 minutes in a Sept. 16 match at Western Colorado.
Vereide competed in both soccer and track and field while at Sequim High.
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Look for further updates following the 2018-2019 winter sports campaigns.