NewsSports DeLand High School students sign to be postsecondary student-athletes By Tony Tussing - February 16, 2022 442 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsApp 1 of 5 FOOTBALL PLAYER — DeLand High School football player EJ Gordon, third from left, will continue his football career and education at Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens. He was a running back and linebacker for the 2021 Bulldogs. He is the nephew of EJ Gordon, who played football and basketball at DHS and basketball at Stetson. He is pictured, from left, with Brittany Heath, Evette Green, Neveah Heid, Makhi Edwards and Kayden Heath. VOLLEYBALL — DeLand High School volleyball player Katarina Blazetic will continue her education and volleyball play at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. While serving as team captain as a senior, she recorded 30 kills, 14 blocks, 236 digs and 638 assists. Pictured with Katarina are her parents, Sonja and Dennis Blazetic. VOLLYBALL ATHLETE — Morgan Word, left, a volleyball player at DeLand High School, has signed to continue her education and volleyball career at Florida Southern College in Lakeland. Word recorded 104 blocks and 214 kills last season, while earning First Team All-Area honors for three years as a Bulldog. She is pictured with her mother, Tracey Word. BASEBALL PITCHER — DeLand High Bulldog pitcher Will Rodriguez has signed to continue his baseball-playing days and education at Keystone College in Pennsylvania. As a junior, the right-handed pitcher recorded 15 strikeouts. He is pictured here with his mother and father, Lisa and Michael Rodriguez. FOOTBALL PLAYER — DeLand High Bulldog football player Aidan Fedigan, second from left, will continue his education and football-playing for the University of Central Florida Knights. Fedigan is rated as one of the top long-snappers in the nation, with his average snap time being .66 second. He has been honored as the MVP Special Team Player for DeLand. Here, Fedigan is pictured with his mother, Alisa Fedigan, father Keith Fedigan, and sister Madeline Fedigan, who is currently a student at UCF. Related LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.