Photo courtesy of Kat Anesini
Kat Anesini signs her Letter of Intent to attend Valapariso University in Indiana.

Ballard High soccer star Kat Anesini signs with Valapariso University

By Christopher Duclos

Kat Anesini signs her LOI to attend Valapariso University in Indiana. Image courtesy of Carrie Burr

Over the past few weeks Ballard high has sent its share of athletes into the college ranks. Wednesday morning included one more. Katriona ‘Kat’ Anesini has signed with Valparaiso University to play soccer.

Valparaiso University (also known as Valpo) is a regionally accredited private university located in the city of Valparaiso, Indiana. Their mascot is the Crusader. Valpo is ranked among the top women’s soccer universities in their division leading to more possibilities of Anesini’s advancement to more soccer based opportunities going forward.

As a midfielder and forward, Anesini played club soccer growing up for 94 Maroon and the Northwest Nationals. She was a member of the Washington State Olympic Development Program for two years. At BHS, Anesini started on the varsity squad for three straight years earning Kingco 4A Honorable Mention each year.

Anesini also participated in BHS’s Bio-Tech Academy, earning a high cumulative GPA.

Christopher Duclos is the sports writer for BNT you can follow him on twitter @thechrisduclos

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