Four-Year Colleges & Universities

Past Stepping Stones: 2012-13 l 2013-14 l 2014-15 | 2015-16


The following student-athletes who participated at NJCAA Region 8 member schools in 2016-17 will be participating in intercollegiate athletics at a four-year college or university beginning next academic year:

ASA College Miami

Broward College

  • Nicole Jimenez, women's basketball - Seton Hall University
  • Jaron Cornish, men's basketball - Stony Brook University

College of Central Florida

  • Nate Pearson, baseball - Louisiana State University
  • Ryan Knowles, baseball - University of North Florida
  • Paul Turner, men's basketball - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
  • Ivan Gandia, men's basketball - University of North Florida

Chipola College

  • Eric Turner, men's basketball - University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
  • Cedric Wright, men's basketball - Morehead State University
  • Bowden Francis, baseball - Florida State University
  • Trey Dawson, baseball - University of Kentucky
  • Ryan Shauger, baseball - University of Southern Mississippi
  • Kevin Craft, baseball - Western Carolina University
  • Connor Hock, baseball - University of Central Florida
  • Riley Cabral, baseball - University of Memphis
  • Evan Steele, baseball - Auburn University
  • Reynaldo Rivera, baseball - Mississppi State University

Daytona State College

  • Nashad Mackey, men's basketball - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Eastern Florida State College

  • Austin Awad, men's basketball - Winthrop University
  • Joan Duran, men's basketball - University of Tennessee-Chattanooga

Florida SouthWestern State College

  • Davie Inman, baseball - Coastal Carolina University
  • Enrique Ferrer, baseball - Georgia State University
  • J.D. Dutka, baseball - University of South Florida
  • John O'Connor, baseball - Liberty University

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Gulf Coast State College

  • Jeremy Harris, men's basketball - University of Buffalo
  • Amanda Paschal, women's basketball - University of Kentucky
  • Tyler Byrd, men's basketball - Florida Atlantic University
  • Shaterrika O'Neal, women's basketball - Troy University
  • Raven Fox, women's basketball - Syracuse University
  • Maria Morales Castro, women's basketball - Oklahoma State University
  • LaSonja Edwards, women's basketball - Middle Tennessee State University
  • Alec Wisely, baseball - University of South Florida
  • Fatou Diagne, women's basketball - Purdue University
  • Greg Loukinen, baseball - Wayne State University
  • Dylan Cyphert, baseball - University of Alabama
  • Ty Purifoy, women's basketball - Grand Canyon University (committed)

Hillsborough Community College

Indian River State College

Lake-Sumter State College

  • Madison Mihok, softball - Warner University
  • Noelle McGuire, softball - Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Tiffany Goller, softball - Briar Cliff University
  • Chelby Lawler, softball - Thomas University
  • Irene Medina, softball - Valdosta State University
  • Josh Jimenez, baseball - North Carolina State University
  • Matt Martin, baseball - Florida Southern University
  • Aaron Simple, baseball - Shorter University
  • Jay Prather, baseball - University of North Florida
  • Tucker Smith, baseball - Georgia Southwestern University
  • Jason Baita, baseball - Georgia Southwestern University
  • Cody Cannon, baseball - Young Harris College
  • Ray Santiago, baseball - Alabama A&M University
  • Austin Butler, baseball - Youngstown State University
  • Matt Weidenbach, baseball - Valdosta State University

Miami Dade College

Northwest Florida State College

  • Brittney Snowden, women's basketball - East Tennessee State University
  • Jared Wilson-Frame, men's basketball - University of Pittsburgh
  • Britney Snowden, women's basketball - East Tennessee State University

Palm Beach State College

  • Benjy Dumornay, men's basketball - Barry University
  • Jonika Garvin, women's basketball - Mississippi State University
  • Matt Morales, baseball - University of Central Florida
  • Vince Coletti, baseball - Florida Atlantic University
  • Brock Minich, baseball - Nova Southeastern University
  • Gabby Fresh, volleyball - Florida Southern University
  • Erin Kennedy, volleyball - Limestone University
  • Pihla Jarvenpaa, volleyball - George Mason University
  • Haley Seyfarth, volleyball - Duke University

Pasco-Hernando State College

Pensacola State College

Polk State College

  • Zach Biermann, baseball - Coastal Carolina University
  • Isaiah Cullum, baseball - University of Missouri
  • Zach Diewert, baseball - University of Missouri
  • Cole Warken, baseball - Louisiana Tech University
  • Zach Schnieder, baseball - Florida Atlantic University
  • Justin Tworek, baseball - University of North Florida
  • Chad Tworek, baseball - Old Dominion University
  • Justin Gill, baseball - Florida Southern College

Santa Fe College

  • Troy Bacon, baseball - Mississippi State University
  • Robert Girgis, baseball - Flagler College
  • Brandon Hernandez, baseball - University of Central Florida
  • Chris Hopkins, baseball - University of Virginia
  • Kyle Morton, baseball - Flagler College
  • Kyle Phillips, baseball - University of South Florida
  • Stephen Smith, baseball - University of Tampa

Seminole State College of Florida

  • Roanne Tomlinson, women's golf - Kennesaw State University
  • Kristen Wong, women's golf - Gardner-Webb University
  • Anfernee Torruella, baseball - Keiser University
  • Pavin Parks, baseball - Kent State University
  • Mat Oset, baseball - University of New Orleans
  • Jon Meola, baseball - Stetson University
  • Connor Eason, baseball - University of South Florida
  • Tyler Schmidt, baseball - Tennessee Wesleyan University
  • Ryan Evans, baseball - Grambling State

South Florida State College

  • Scott Bellina, baseball - University of Hawaii
  • Evan Lumbert, baseball - Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Evan Schaffner, baseball - University of New Orleans
  • Brooke Westphal, volleyball - Arizona State University
  • Mary Beth Boudrias, volleyball - Florida College
  • Christina Colli, softball - Concordia University
  • Evangeline Futch, softball - Warner University
  • Grace Miller, cross country - North Dakota State University

St. Johns River State College

St. Petersburg College

  • Jason Burnell, men's basketball - Jacksonville State University

State College of Florida

  • Brendon Little, baseball - Liberty University
  • Jordan Gubelman, baseball - University of Missouri
  • Jackson Tetreault, baseball - University of South Florida
  • Ryan Karsetter, baseball - Florida Atlantic University
  • Colton Chupp, baseball - Valdosta State University
  • Keshawn Lynch, baseball - University of Missouri
  • Jeremy Orbik, baseball - Stetson University
  • Vlad Nunez, baseball - Stetson University
  • Tyler Romanik, baseball - Eastern Kentucky University
  • Kade Hunkapillar, baseball - Lyon College
  • Khalil Ozuna, men's basketball - Warner University
  • Daniel Duarte, men's basketball - Saint Leo University
  • Austin Walker, men's basketball - Livingstone College
  • Jessica Dills, volleyball - Florida College
  • Erika Ianovale, volleyball - North Carolina Central University
  • Marisa Meisner, volleyball - University of Tampa
  • Marion Vaucher, volleyball - Winthrop University
  • Sara Kartalovic, volleyball - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Gorana Bogdanovic, volleyball - Johnson C. Smith University
  • Maria Medina, women's tennis - Liberty University
  • Rhoda Tanui, women's tennis - Utah State University

Tallahassee Community College

  • David Simmons, men's basketball - Middle Tennessee State University
  • Deyvid Silva, baseball - University of South Alabama
  • Brooks Buckler, baseball - Kennesaw State University
  • Nick Blasucci, baseball - University of Florida
  • Jeanna Prisco, cross country - University of Mobile
  • Kristin Gunter, softball - Alabama State University
  • Elisa Cecchetti, softball - University of South Carolina-Update
  • Hunter Shuff, baseball - University of South Carolina-Aiken
  • Nick Marchese, baseball - University of North Florida
  • Jordan Curtis, baseball - Florida A&M University
  • Chris Clark, baseball - Florida A&M University
  • Deion Bute, men's basketball - Central Connecticut State University
  • Lawriell Wilson, women's basketball - University of Central Florida
  • Lindsay John, women's basketball - Jacksonville University