Forney ISD Athletics has produced a number of talented athletes in recent years that have gone on to play college level sports. Recognizing their hard work and accomplishments, below is a recap of where these athletes are today.
Marilyn Rizzato - LA Tech Softball —Marilyn has earned 2nd Team All- Conference USA Honors as a catcher after both her freshman and sophomore seasons. She is entering her junior season this year. During her freshman season, Marilyn played a key role in helping LA Tech win the Conference USA Softball Tournament. By winning the conference tournament, LA Tech earned a berth in the NCAA Division I Softball Tournament. In recent years, the LA Tech Softball Team has been nationally ranked.
Jenny McElroy - Eastern New Mexico University Softball —As a freshman last season, Jenny earned 3rd Team All Lone Star Conference Honors as an outfielder. She is entering her sophomore season this year.
Luke Skipper - Tulsa University Football —Currently, during this his red shirt sophomore season, Luke is the starting quarterback for the football team.
Lauryn Barrientos - Texas A&M Track /Cross Country —In her freshman and sophomore seasons, Lauryn has produced some strong performances in both cross country and track. She is currently right in the middle of her junior season in cross country.
Caylon McMillan - Stephen F. Austin University Women’s Soccer —During this her redshirt sophomore season, Caylon recently registered her first ever college level goal.
Norris Floyd Jr. - Pittsburg State University Football—Norris has played both on the defensive and offensive lines so far during his college career. He is currently right in the middle of his red shirt sophomore season. Currently, the Pittsburg State Football Team is nationally ranked.
Colby Suits - University of Louisiana-Monroe Football - Recently, Colby threw his first ever college level touchdown pass. He currently is the backup quarterback for the football team during this his freshman season.
Jordan Carroll - Midwestern State University Football —During this his freshman season, Jordan has seen some action at wide receiver. Currently, the Midwestern State Football Team is nationally ranked.
Barclay Ford - Stephen F. Austin University Football - During this his freshman season, Barclay is a back up tight end.
Calvin Ribera - Missouri State University Football —During this his freshman season, Calvin is a backup running back.
Kyle Garcia - Lamar University Track and Cross Country —During his college career, Kyle has produced some strong results in both cross country and track. He is right in the middle of his junior season in cross country.
Desiree Johnson - Louisiana Lafayette University Volleyball - During this her freshman season, Desiree has seen significant action as a right-side hitter.
Lexie Welton - LeTourneau University Volleyball – During this her freshman season, Lexie has seen significant action as a outside hitter.
Ashley Curry - Texas Wesleyan University Volleyball —During this her freshman season, Ashley has seen some action as a defensive specialist.
Allie Hamsher - North Central Texas College Volleyball —During this her freshman season, Allie has seen significant action as a setter and outside hitter.
Devin Beamon - Texas A&M-Commerce Football - During this his freshman season, Devin is a back up defensive lineman. for the defending NCAA Division II National Champions.
Evan Luecke— Texas A&M-Commerce - a senior Cross Country and Track Runner who during his college career has produced some strong results.
Other former Forney ISD athletes who will begin their college sport careers in the Spring of 2019;
Jonathan Childress - Texas A&M Baseball
Brooke Taylor - Ouachita Baptist Softball
Kyle Hogwood - Paris Junior College Baseball
Samantha Coker - North Central Texas College Softball
Andrea Decareau - Kilgore College Softball
Caroline Tedder - Arkansas-Monticello University Softball
Tatum Stover - Bossier Parrish Community College Softball
Bailey Beal - Texas State University Softball
Austin Patrcia - Southern Arkansas University Football
Jackson Ennels - Southern Arkansas University Football
Adam Friesen - Southern Oklahoma State University Football
Blair Bennett - University of Texas @ Tyler Women’s Soccer
Jaydyn Barral - East Texas Baptist University Football
Padiwa Mangwiro - Howard Payne University Football
Willie Thomas - Northeastern State University
Aaron Rideaux - Austin College Football
Devon Rideaux -Austin College Football
Brandon Sanders - East Texas Baptist University Football
Chardonnae Harvey - University of Texas @ El Paso women’s Soccer
Alan Littleton - East Texas Baptist University Football
Wade Willis - East Texas Baptist University Football
Hailey McClung - University of Texas @ Dallas Women’s Soccer
Cameron Tate - Southeast Oklahoma State University Football
Above are just some former Forney ISD athletes that I have been following during their college sports careers.
I would like to add new names to this list at any time. So please let me know of any other former Forney ISD athletes playing sports at the college level. My email is MorrillKJM@tx.rr.com