Sequim High grads competing on collegiate level

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.

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