A Hutchinson Girls Basketball standout has chosen to go Division 1. Tigers Forward Nichole Wittman will sign today with Northern Illinois in an afternoon signing ceremony at the high school. Wittman is entering her 4th year on varsity, helping the team to a 22-4 record last season and a section runner up finish. UNI was 13-17 last year in Head Coach Kathi Bennett’s first year on the job. The Huskies also feature former Gopher Assistant Coach Marsha Frese.
Also, expected to sign on today’s start to the early signing period for colleges are two Waconia standouts. Girls hoopster Lauren Deadrick will sign with division 2 Northern State, while softballer Samantha Schnyder will sign with Minnesota Duluth.