On Wednesday, April 11 three seniors committed to continue their careers as student athletes at the collegiate level. Gabby Addams will play soccer at Carlow University, Quincy Monday will wrestle at Princeton University and Penny Newall will play volleyball at Bryn Mawr College.
All three students were captains this year on their respective sports teams.
Gabby Addams is an Iron Jag, meaning that she participates in at least three sports a year. Addams plays soccer and basketball, runs track and is a cheerleader. She also started a club called Kickin’ it Back, which raises money for disadvantaged soccer programs.
Addams will be missed by her temmates next year.
“She’s been a key for two of our championships so far,” said women’s soccer assistant coach Catherine Duncan during the ceremony.
Quincey Monday is a four-time State Champion in wrestling: twice in Texas, once in Oklahoma and once in North Carolina. He was a member of Carrboro’s first ever State Champion wrestling team last year.
Monday has wrestled a several schools, but Carrboro has a place in his heart.
“I’ve only been here for two years, but I’m glad I got to end here at Carrboro,” said Monday.
Penny Newall coaches a CHAVC club volleyball team in her spare time. She also volunteer with the Unified Volleyball program.
Newall’s coaches and temmates alike admire her dedication to and passion for the sport.
“Every day she comes to practice she’s focused, she’s intense, she’s looking to improve,” said head volleyball coach Steve Scanga.
Addams, Monday and Newall eached thanked their families, coaches and teammates for their support over the past four years
The Jagwire wishes all the athletes success in college.
Photo by Niya Fearrington.