TC signs five more for 2006-07

Tabor Colleges coaches have signed four more student-athletes for next school year.

n David Alanis, Monterrey, Mexico, will participate in the men’s soccer program, according to coach Herb Wiebe.

“I am very excited about adding David to our roster,” Wiebe said. “He brings a strong set of skills to our team that will allow him to contribute at several different positions on the field.”

Alanis is the fourth international student to join the men’s program.

Aaron Schmucker, Inman, signed to participate in the soccer and basketball.

A goal-keeper at Buhler High, Schmucker was picked by the Hutchinson News as its All-Area Goal Keeper in 2004 and 2005, first team all-league and all-region, and second team all-state.

This year Schmucker helped lead his team to a 13-4-2 record and a regional championship.

“I am very excited about adding Aaron to the team,” said Wiebe. “He has potential to be a great keeper.”

Schmucker’s basketball honors include first team all-league Chisholm Trail League, Division III, second team all-area and all-state academic team. He also was a McDonald’s All-America nominee and set a personal school record of 57 3-pointers.

“Aaron brings lots of abilities to our program and is a quality addition,” said coach Don Brubacher.

Daniel Sigley, Cheney, Wash., will participate in cross country and track and field.

As a junior and senior, Sigley was captain of his cross-country team, which placed fourth at regionals. Sigley qualified for state as a sophomore and was a Gatorade Player of the Year.

“Daniel will add great depth to the men’s cross-country team,” said coach Karol Hunt. “I am looking forward to his contribution to the team over the next four years.”

Sigley holds the school record in the 800 meters, 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters.

“I am extremely excited about Daniel and his potential impact on our men’s team,” said track and field coach David Kroeker. “His 1,600 meter time will definitely be competitive when he runs the 1,500 in college.”

Erin Vance, Concordia, signed a letter of intent to participate in the track and field.

Vance runs the 100 and 200 meters, the 4×100 and long jumps. She set the freshman and sophomore long jump records and was part of the 4×100 record.

Her 4×100 team won the Class 4A state championship in 2004 and 2005.

“Erin will really help us in the sprints, jumps and relays,” Kroeker said. “She brings championship experience to our women’s track and field program.”

Karissa Schirmer, Wichita, signed to participate in the cheerleading program, according to coach Tammy Kliewer.

“Karissa will add strength to our squad both physically and spiritually,” Kliewer said.

Schirmer, a Trinity Academy senior, serves as a base on the cheer squad.

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