Dragon Pride Spring 2014: Where are they now?
Apr 30, 2014 10:40AM
● By Dia
Where are they now?
Stephen McPeek ’10: Wrestling, Bucknell University
Stephen McPeek was a four-year varsity wrestler and a versatile athlete who was also a member of the football and track teams as a sophomore. Stephen, a captain and All-State selection, was a five-time Texas state champion in Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling. After graduation, he became an integral member of the Bucknell Bisons, immediately taking to the competition as a freshman. His senior year at Bucknell was hampered by injuries, but Stephen finished his career with an overall winning record, predominantly competing at the 165-174lb weight classes.
Kayden Cook ’12: Volleyball, Setter, Dartmouth University
During her years as a Dragon, Kayden Cook was a standout setter and two-time captain of the girls volleyball team. Her senior year, Kayden was an All-District performer for a team that went undefeated in district play (15-0) and 42-3 overall. Wasting little time acclimating to collegiate athletics, Kayden stepped in to lead the Dartmouth Big Green with 562 assists, including a season-best 52 assists in a five-set win over Harvard. After the completion of her sophomore season, Kayden now ranks ninth on the program’s all-time list of assist leaders.
Austin McCasin ’12: Tennis, Army
Austin was a standout performer throughout his varsity career. Honored as a four-time All-District first team member, he was also named the team’s most valuable player in both his junior and senior seasons. Austin immediately made his mark at West Point, competing in both singles and doubles matches for the Patriot League regular season champions. Now as a sophomore for the Army Black Knights, Austin is an integral part of the current 16-1 team that is vying for another winning season.
Ted Singley ’12: Swimming, Freestyle, University of Southern California
A two-time 5A state champion swimmer in the 200 and 500 freestyle his senior year, this former Dragon was also a high school All-American who spent much of his youth swimming for the renowned North Texas Nadadores. Now a sophomore at the University of Southern California, he has a personal record of 1:38.38 in the 200 freestyle and 4:22.14 in the 500 freestyle. A solid contributor for the country’s No. 4 ranked squad, Ted also qualified for this year’s NCAA Division 1 National Championships, held this past March.
Katelyn Vinson ’12: Softball, Midwestern State University
Katelyn was a two-time All-District player and the 2012 district offensive player of the year. The hard-hitting third baseman had a team high batting average of .500 during her senior season. After walking on to the Midwestern State University Mustangs, she quickly earned distinction as an All-American, the school’s first-ever as a freshman with a .503 batting average on the season. Also in her first collegiate season, she paced the NCAA Division II, ranking fifth in average, third in HRs (22) and fourth in slugging (.976).
Vince Martino ’12: Golf, University of Houston
Named a Rolex All-American in his junior year on the Dragon golf team, Vince was considered one of the top 48 high school golfers in the nation. The four-year letter winner also won the HP Byron Nelson Junior Championship with an even-par 213. As a University of Houston Cougar, Vince was a member of the 2013 Conference USA All-Freshman Team. Now in his sophomore year, he completed his best outing this past fall, posting a final round 68 and 210 overall — good for -3 under par and fourth place at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic.