Mr. Tim Gallic, Principal of St. John XXIII College Preparatory, Katy, Texas, is pleased to announce the signing of two senior girl athletes to four-year scholarships. Today, in front of the student body, faculty, parents, and coaches,
Sabrina Hillyer and Lyndie Swanson signed four-year commitments.
Sabrina Hillyer, ace soccer player, accepted a four-year scholarship to play for the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. At the signing, Coach Zayne Ramirez said, “It was an honor to recognize Sabrina’s commitment to The University of Arizona. She has devoted herself to the game in both club and high school soccer. Because of her focus and dedication, she has earned the right to play at the next level. Having coached her since her freshman year, I have admired her flair, performance, and intelligence. I knew her future was bright. Sabrina consistently made an impact the moment she stepped onto the field. She has and will always be a game changer. Beyond her talent, she serves as a trustworthy captain while guiding her team with humility and compassion. The University of Arizona will be receiving a great addition to their institution and soccer program. They will benefit from the same brilliance we were so blessed to be part of. We are very excited to see what her future holds.”
While part of the St. John XXIII Girls’ Soccer Team, Sabrina accomplished:
1ST team all-district honors 2015–2016, 2016–2017, 2017–2018
All-State Honorable Mention 2016–2017
2nd Team All-State her 2017–2018
46 goals as of November 14, 2018
Lyndie Swanson, champion softball player, signed a four-year commitment to play for Houston Baptist University, Houston, Texas. Coach Christy Connor enthusiastically stated, “Lyndie has been the heart of the Lion softball team for the past three years. She will graduate from St. John XXIII in May and leave behind a legacy of wining and putting our program amongst the best in the state. Lyndie will continue to do great things at HBU. I look forward to watching and supporting her at the next level.”
St. John XXIII College Preparatory Athletic Director, Billy Jackson said, “I am so happy for Sabrina, Lyndie, and their coaches. The students worked really hard and we know they will do great things.”
Established in 2004, St. John XXIII College Preparatory is a premiere Catholic high school with the mission to prepare the hearts and minds of our students to serve God and others. Located on 35 acres, the campus is conveniently located off the Grand Parkway and I-10 near the communities of Houston and Katy, Texas. St. John XXIII offers honors, AP, fine arts, and numerous athletic and extracurricular opportunities. Students are grouped into five “houses” to promote school spirit, fellowship, spirituality, and academic achievement.