Where Are They Now?

Former and Current Austin High Athletes…
Ben Anderson (’11) signed with the University of Texas swimming team.

Derek Atwood (’03) played with Tarleton State University. In 2005-06, he averaged 6.8 points per game for a team that went to the Division II Elite Eight.


Analisa Arellano
(’03) played softball at Howard Junior College for two seasons.

Rachel Baptista (’11) signed to run track at the University of Colorado.

Don Baylor (1967) is a former great major leaguer with the Baltimore Orioles and the California Angels as well as manager of Colorado Rockies and the Chicago Cubs. Don was also the first black athlete to play football for the University of Texas.


Lance Berkman
went to Austin High briefly before moving to New Braunfels. He is an two-time Major League All-Star outfielder for the Houston Astros before being traded to the New York Yankees in 2010.


Justin Berry
(’08) is a sophomore infielder at Texas Tech University. As a frehsman he batted .292.


Bruce Barnes
(’26) was a member of the state champion doubles tennis team in 1926 and went on to star at the University of Texas (NCAA Doubles Champion) and as a professional. He also coached the Davis Cup team in 1939.


Emory Blake
(’09) is a junior wide receiver at Auburn. He set a school record in 2010 with a 94 yard TD reception and caught a TD pass in Auburn’s BCS Championship Game.
On the St. Louis Rams practice squad in 2014.


Tori Blake
(’12) plays volleyball at East Carolina.

Andrew Boes (’10) signed to play baseball at Texas State.


Hayden Bowers
(’08) played football at TCU. Hayden passed away in 2011.

Kate Broadnax (’13) signed to play volleyball at Iona.


Mark Buchanan
(’08) was an Offensive Lineman at the University of Texas.


Trey Cannon
(’08) is a wide receiver Chapman College.


Amanda Cardona
(’02) pitched for the Blinn College softball team.

Savanah Clark (’11) signed to play basketball at Hill Junior College.


Thomas Coffman
(’10) signed with Colorado State to play football.

Alaine Comsudi (’04) (soccer) walked on at UTSA.


Mike Cotten
(’58) was the last quarterback of an Austin High team to win a playoff game (as of 2008). He went on to play for the University of Texas, going 25-5 as the starting quarterback from 1959-1961.


Jenny Cox
(’02) was on the varsity rowing squad at the University of North Carolina as a sophomore.

Ben Crenshaw is a standout professional golfer who won 19 tour events including two Masters. He currently is playing on the PGA Seniors Tour. <more>

Taylor Critendon (’11) signed to play soccer at Southwestern University.


Ray Culp, Jr.
was a star baseball pitcher for the Phillies, Cubs, and Reds from 1963-1973.


Jillian Curran
(’08) plays soccer at Southwestern University.

Adam Dailey was High School All American and state champion at Austin High before going to the University of Arkansas on a track scholarship. At Arkansas, Adam earned five All American Awards and was a two-time Southeastern Conference Champion (10,000 meters). He was a part of nine (9) NCAA National Championship teams. At Arkansas, Dailey was the third fastest Razorback ever at 10,000 meters (28:34). Adam has written for track and field publications and organized trips to the 2004 Olympics in Athens.


Kat Daniel
(’08) plays soccer at Southwestern University.

Aaron Davidson (’10) signed with Texas State University to play football.


Shannon Dean
(’07) is a sophomore soccer player at Angelo State.


Eddie Decambre
(’07) played football at Sam Houston.


Stephen Dellert
(’06) is a freshmen with the North Carolina-Charlotte soccer team.


Diana Dopson
(’83) was a state champion in tennis before going to the University of Texas where she was All-American.


Mychal Dungey
(’07) signed with TCU to run track where he was an All-American during his freshman season.


Avery Dunn
(’03), volleyball, has signed with Duquesne University. Highlight game>> She does not appear on the 2004 roster.

Dulce Duran (’13) signed to play volleyball at Rutgers University.



Travis Eckart
(’12) signed with Temple College after being named
3rd team all-state as an outfielder. After a freshman year where he posted a 3-4
pitching record with an 6.05 ERA, he transferred to Clark College in
Washington where he posted a 10-1 record with a 1.20 ERA. He then signed with
Oregon State
where he pitched 90 innings with a 6-2 record and an ERA of
4.08. He started in the NCAA Regionals, taking a loss to Dallas Baptist.

Lydia Ernest (’03) ran track at Huston-Tillotson College where she was a member of the Conference Champion 4x100m relay team.


Bibb Falk
(1916) was an outstanding athlete at Austin High who played baseball and football for the University of Texas and then went on to replace “Shoeless” Joe Jackson with the Chicago White Sox. After a stellar professional baseball career, he returned to Austin to coach the UT baseball team. Disch-Falk Field is named after Bibb Falk and his UT coaching predecessor Billy Disch. read more…

George Freeman (’02) averaged 12.4 points and made 46% of his three pointers in his sophomore season at Concordia University. As a junior, George averaged 17.2 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game and appeared on the cover of the 2005-06 Concordia University Media Guide.

Richard Samet “Kinky” Friedman (’62), played tennis team and was sports editor of the Maroon student newspaper. (Source: Austin American-Statesman)

Rebekah Garcia (’10) signed with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to play softball.

Raheem Garnett (’11) signed to run track at Western State University.


Larkin Geyer
ran on the University of Texas Track & Field and Cross Country teams and was a 2-time Academic All-Big 1st teamer.


Matt Goebel
(’02) was 8-4 as a freshman and 3-2 as a sophomore pitcher for the Tulane Green Wave. He then medical redshirted before pitching for the Green Wave again in the 2005-2006 season where he appeared in 9 games out of the bullpen.

Adam Gonzales (’11) signed to play basketball at Richland Junior College.

Dasmond Gorrer (’11) played football at East Texas Baptist University.

Woodrow “Trey” Grady (’02) played football at Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia.

Darrell Green-Wallace (’10) signed with Louisiana-Lafayette to play football.

Chris Greene (’08) is a sophomore wide receiver at Trinity Valley Junior College.

Hunter Hale (’10) signed with Midwestern State to play football.

Joe Hamill (’03) played Lacrosse as a freshman at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania then transferred to the University of Denver.

Mike Hanschen (’04) played for two years as a guard on the basketball team at Southwestern in Georgetown.

Ralphael Hearne (’01) played is freshman year at Texas Southern University then transferred to University of Houston where he was listed as a wide receiver.

Kate Henninger(’03) attended Abilene Christian University and played on the JV team.


Orlando Hernandez
(’03) played wide receiver at Texas A&M-Commerce where he led the team in punt returns.


Selena Hernandez
(’11) signed with the Texas State softball team
and was 3rd team All-Conference as a freshman SS, hitting .301. Transferred to
University of Houston where she was All-American Athletic Conference 2nd team as
a sophomore in 2014, batting .324 in conference action. This year she  is
batting .331 with 33 RBIs and 5 HRs.


Rachel Hokanson
(’06) played for 4 years on the University of Texas Ultimate Frisbee team Melee which finished 9th in the nation in 2008 and 17th 2010. In the summer of 2007 Rachel cycled across America from Providence to San Francisco with Bike & Build.


Kendall Houston
(’08) plays volleyball for Dartmouth where she led the team in assists in 2009 and 2010.

Layne Hubbard (’10) signed to play volleyball at Holy Cross.


Hayden Hunter
(’06) is a sophomore walk-on linebacker at the University of North Carolina.

Kendra Hull (’03) received a scholarship to play Lacrosse to the College of Wooster. She does not appear on their 2005 roster.


Kristen Johnson
(’02) averaged 8.7 points and 2.8 rebounds in her sophomore season for the Southwestern Lady Pirates in Georgetown. She earned conference All-Academic honors in 2003-04. She averaged 6.8 points and 2.0 rebounds and started 13 games for the Lady Pirates in her final season.


Tara Johnston
(’10) signed with to play soccer with Millsaps College


Cameron Jones
(’07) is a quarterback at VMI and is currently leading the team in passing with 748 yards and 4 TDs in 8 games (2010).


Cayleb Jones
(’12) signed with the University of Texas to play wide receiver. He caught 2 passes for 35 yards while playing in 11 games as a freshman
before transferring to Arizona. Through 9 games of his first year at Arizona,
Cayleb leads the team with 53 receptions for 734 yards and 8 TDs.


Isaiah Jones
(’13) plays wide receiver at East Carolina.
Caught 62 passes for 604 yards with 5 TDs and was named to the All-Conference Freshman Team in 2013. Through 8 games in his sophomore season, Isaiah has 55
catches for 575 yards and 4 TDs and has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 3 First Team.


Clay Kelly
(’03) walked on and made the University of Georgia baseball team. He then transferred to Dallas Baptist.

Carole Keeton Strayhorn (’57) was a stand-out tennis player, cheerleader and student council president.

Erin Keys (’04) played tennis team at the University of Texas her freshman year.

Nathan Kruetz (’03) was a redshirt freshman football player at University of San Diego. He left the team after his freshman year.

Audrey Kuhl (’13) signed to play soccer at Texas A&M Corpus Christi.

Hanna Kuhl (’11) signed to play Soccer at Trinity University.

Charlie Laudermilk (’09) is playing golf at Fort Lewis College.

Daniel Laudermilk (’11) signed to play Football at Midwestern State University.

Shandre Lewis (’03) played football at Cisco Junior College according to Texas Football Magazine.

Vern Lunquist (’58) attended Texas Lutheran University and then went onto a sports broadcasting career which included being the voice of the Dallas Cowboys, commentator for college and pro football on ABC, TNT, and CBS. He has also announced professional golf events including the Masters and the PGA, figure skating at the 1992, 1994 and 1998 Olympic Games, and the Super Bowl.


Casey Marchbanks
(’05) walked on at Rice (football) and made the roster. He earned his first letter in 2007.


Amanda Marston
(’06) played volleyball at Dartmouth.


Laura Masch
(’05) is a pitcher on the Ball State softball squad.

Nolan Mast (’01) started 33 games during the 2004 season for Texas State University after two seasons at Grayson County Junior College.


Al Matthews
(late sixties) played safety and cornerback for the Green Packers from 1970-1975 after graduating from Texas A & I.


Eric McClellan
(’11) signed to play point guard at Tulsa University. After averaging 8.5 points per game as a freshman, he transferred to Vanderbilt. He was averaging 14.3 points a game when he was dismissed from the team for undisclosed reasons. In 2014-2015, he joined the highly ranked Gonzaga Zags where he’s played in 12 games.


Hays McEachern
(’04) (football) walk-on at the University of Oklahoma and made the team. He ran the scout team, earning awards for most inspirational walk-on and scout team player of the year. He also held on placekicks.

Brenda McKee (’10) will attend Rollins College and play soccer.


Dexter Moreno
(’06) signed a baseball scholarship with St. Edwards University in Fall of 2005. Awarded First Team All-State in baseball on Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association for 2006. Dexter was recognized as Freshman of The Year in the Heartland Conference for Baseball 2007 as well as First Team All-Conference. In 2008-09 he earned All-Heartland Conference honors. He was second in the Heartland Conference with .441 Batting Avg. in 2009 and is featured on the cover of 2009-2010 St Edwards University Baseball Media Guide.

Rondo Middleton (’11) played football at East Texas Baptist University.

Ashley Morgan (’08) played softball at McClennan College in Waco for one year before transferring to St. Edward’s.

Jacob Morgan (’10) signed with Cisco Junior College where is playing quarterback. He also plans to play baseball.

Richard Moothery (’01) played football for UTEP as a defensive back his freshman season.

Jerome Muhammad (’11) signed to play football at Langston University.


Carl Myatt
(’02) played tackle at Hardin-Simmons, at least through the 2003 season.

Alston Nuckols (’09′) is a freshman wide receiver at the New Mexico Military Institute.

Wren Overesch (’13) signed to play volleyball at Loyola University-New Orleans.

Harvey Penick (’23) become head golf pro at Austin Country Club immediately after graduation from Austin High. He coached the UT golf team for 32 years, winning 22 conference championships. His golf bible, The Little Red Book, was on the New York Times bestseller list for over 52 weeks and he was honored in the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Mandy Phillips (’03) was an infielder on the St. Edwards softball team.

Jeremy Pittsford (’04) (basketball) walked on at St. Edward’s University in 2004.

Jason Pyle (’02) played baseball at Concordia-Austin after seasons at Tulane and the University of Arkansas where he hit .328 as a freshman.

Leah Reed (’11) signed to swim at Drury University.

Andrew Reinking (’06) played on the St. Edward’s Hilltoppers Basketball team after playing a year at North Texas.


Jay Reynolds
(’01) led the nationally ranked New Mexico Lobos golf team for 4 seasons. He had a career scoring avg. of 73.76. Jay was was an all state golfer at Austin High.


Jamie Riojas
threw discus and hammer for the Texas A&M track team. She was an NCAA outdoor meet qualifier in 2004 and holds the 3rd best discus throw and the 4th best hammer throw in A&M school history.


Reilly Robertson
(’08) plays basketball at Southwestern University. She averaged 1.6 points per game as a freshman.

Maddie Rose (’15) signs a Soccer scholarship with Hendrix College.


Scott Roudebush
(’06) is finish up his senior year (2011) on the TCU golf team. He won the 2009 Firecracker Open and was All-Academic Mountain West three times.


Scott Ruffcorn
(’88) was a major league pitcher with the Chicago White Sox and Philadelphia Phillies. He is currently the pitching coach at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Austin.

Ben Schenkkan (’96) is a former Austin High Maroon football player who is now known as Benjamin McKenzie and starred in the Fox TV series “The O.C.”

Charles Schneider (’13) signed with Rhodes College to play tight end.

Julie Scott (’94) was a two-time state champion in tennis before going to Stanford where she was captian of the tennis team.

David Seaborn (’75) is the Athletic Director at LBJ High School. For many years, he held the AISD single season rushing mark of 1,679 yards.

Anna Seals (’02) played volleyball for St. Mary’s in San Antonio.

Mary Seals (’04) played volleyball at Loyola in New Orleans and was named All-Louisiana Volleyball 2nd team as a freshman in 2004.

Glenn Shinaberry (’03) played on the University of Tennessee Ultimate Frisbee team for 2 years and then served as the Sports Editor of the school newspaper.


Keith Shinaberry
(’05) pitched 4 years for the University of Texas
baseball team. He appeared in the College World Series in 2009.


Kate Singleton
(’09) committed to play soccer at the University of Arkansas.


Xavier Silas
(’05) played basketball for the University of Colorado. As a freshman, he averaged 12 points and 3.7 rebounds for the Buffaloes. As a sophomore, he was averaging 9.7 ppg before leaving the team. He then went to Northern Ilinois to finish his college career. In 2012, Silas played in his first NBA game with the Philadelphia 76ers, scoring 5 points. He was picked up at the end of the season off the Sixers NBA D-League team.


Lester Simmons
(’04) won a partial scholarship in football at Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches.


Collin Smith
(’09) runs track and cross county at the University of Texas.


Jeremy Smith
(’06) played safety for the University of Houston.


Mariah Smith
(’03) averaged 2.7 points and 1.8 rebounds per game before being sidelined with a knee injury during her freshman season at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin. She played in 22 games as a sophomore, averaging 2.1 points and 1.8 rebounds a game. As a junior, she started 19 games and averaged 6.8 Points and 4.9 rebounds per game. As a senior, she is leading the team with 11.4 points and also averages 5.5 rebounds per game. Her 480 career points ranks her 41st all-time at TLU. She was also named American Southwest Conference West Division Player of the Week.

Travis Smith (’07) signed with the University of Michigan to play baseball.


Sarah Stelly
(’02) played as a freshman outfielder for the Lady Longhorns softball team in 2003. The team went to the College World Series.


Sandy Stern
(’03) played for 2 years on the nationally ranked Texas A&M soccer team.


Fred Strong
(’04) played wide receiver at the University of Oklahoma for two seasons. He made the traveling squad and redshirted his freshman year. He had 9 receptions during the 2006 season. He left the school after his junior year.


Marcell Thomas
(’04) ran track for UTSA.

Joe Tourville (’11) signed to play baseball at Mountain View College.


Johnny Treadwell
(’59) according to the Austin American-Statesman, “One of the best two-way football players in Texas schoolboy history, Treadwell starred at guard and linebacker for the Maroons in the late 1950s before becoming a college icon with the University of Texas. Treadwell’s place in Longhorn lore came from the memorable 1962 game between No. 1 Texas and No. 7 Arkansas at Memorial Stadium. Texas trailed 3-0 late in the third quarter, and Arkansas drove to the Texas 3-yard line before Treadwell and teammate Pat Culpepper combined on a vicious hit on Arkansas running back Danny Brabham, forcing a fumble that was recovered by Texas in the end zone for a touchback. The inspired Longhorns then drove 90 yards for the game-winning touchdown. Texas included him on its all-time football team.”


Lindsay Treadwell Rosenthal
(’92) played and coached volleyball at Notre Dame before returning to Austin. She is married to former Notre Dame and NFL player Mike Rosenthal who was named Head Coach at Austin High following the 2011 season. She played on the 1992 state champion volleyball team and is the daughter of former Austin High and Texas Longhorns star Johnny Treadwell.


Loyd Truesdale
(’06) was a starting pitcher at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


Megan Vasquez
(’07) ran for the University of Texas Track & Cross Country teams.

Jermaine Walker (’02) was a defensive end and Academic All-ASC at Hardin-Simmons.

Hallie Ward (’08) signed to play volleyball at Eckerd College in Florida.

Mike Warner (’06) ran cross country at Trinity University.

Sabrina Weeks (’04) is a trainer for the rodeo team at Odessa College. Prior to that she was a freshmen trainer for the rodeo team at Sul Ross State University.


Trey Weir
(’07) is a sophomore defensive lineman and the University of Texas.

Hanna Wellborn (’07) signed with Cal State Bakersfield to play volleyball and played there her freshman season.


Hunter Wilcox
(’08) is a junior catcher at with the University of Texas.

Morris Williams Jr. (’47) was one of the greatest amateur golfers to come out of Texas. He was Austin’s youngest junior champion at age 13. After starring at Austin High, He went to the University of Texas where he led the Longhonrs to Southwest Conference Championships in 1947, 1948 and 1950. In 1950 he was runner-up in the NCAA Championships where Texas finished second. Tragically, Williams died in a plane crash in 1953 while he was in the Air Force. The Morris Williams Municipal Golf Course is named after him as well as UT’s annual Morris Williams Intercollegiate Tournament. He was inducted to the Texas Golf Hall of Fame in 2010.


Tommy Williams
(’05) played on the University of Houston baseball team.


Lloyd Wilson
((’01) played for four years at linebacker at Washington & Lee in Lexington, Virginia. He was a 3-year letterman and team captain and led the team in tackles as a senior in 2004.

Zach Wilson (’06) played on the University of Rice golf team.


Chris Young
(’08) played wide receiver at Trinity Valley Junior College then moved on to Iowa State.

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