Signing Day: South Medford Sends Four to Collegiate Athletics, Two to Division I Schools

Ula Chamberlin is headed to Weber State to play basketball, while Whitney Winans has signed with Northern Arizona to play soccer.

Posted: Nov 14, 2018 7:25 PM

MEDFORD—Wednesday marked the start of the early signing period for high school athletes to ink letter of intent pledges to play collegiate sports.

South Medford featured four student-athletes who are going on to the next level.

Ula Chamberlin (basketball) signed with Weber State and Whitney Winans (soccer) is headed to Northern Arizona, both Division 1 schools in the Big Sky Conference.

Chamberlin becomes the 12th D1 player in the Tom Cole era.

"They were looking for another shooting guard and I think that's what I bring most to the program is being a ‘two.’ I think that's what brought me there knowing that I could fill a position," she said.

Winans heads to Flagstaff to play for a Lumberjacks program that finished 5-1 in conference play.

"I think the most appealing thing was the coaching staff,” she said. “When I went to visit on my unofficial visit, the campus and everything just felt like home and it was totally my vibe."

Maddie Dalke and Jaden Alexander are both taking their softball talents to community colleges—Dalke to Blue Mountain CC in eastern Oregon, Alexander to Mt. Hood in Portland.

"The coaching staff and all the teammates that I went up there to tryout with, it was just a great group of girls and we all got along really well," Dalke said.

“They weren't laid back in a way that was like no hard work,” Alexander said. “It was laid back in the way that you're a part of our family, we're not going to put tension on you, you are a part of our home."

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