David Wink of Sammamish High School has accepted a full-ride scholarship to play men’s basketball at Northern Illinois University, according to Totem’s head basketball coach Wes Newton.
Wink, a 6-foot-6 center, averaged 12.2 points per game this season in his junior year for the Totems.
Other area athletes with college scholarships:
David DeCastro, Bellevue (Stanford, football)
Rusty Haehl, Bellevue (Eastern Washington, football)
Jeremy Bohnett, Bellevue Christian (Point Loma, baseball)
Kyle Taylor, Bellevue Christian (Cuesta Community College, baseball)
Jeff Aly, Bellevue Christian (Whitworth, golf)*
James King, Bellevue Christian (Whitworth, baseball)*
Rebecca King, Bellevue Christian (Scripps, softball)*
Rachel Irizarry, Bellevue Christian (Hamilton College, volleyball)
Kolby Kemp, Bellevue Christian (Wheaton College, football)*
Mackenzie Odegaard, Bellevue Christian (Calvin College, volleyball)*
Joshua Smit, Bellevue Christian (Dordt College, soccer)*
Lauren Freidenberg, Interlake (UCSD, basketball)
Julia Freidenberg, Interlake (UCSD, volleyball)
David Slingwine, Interlake (Western Washington, football)
Katie Kirschner, Interlake (Western Washington, softball)
Richard Silva, Interlake (Iowa Wesleyan, football and track)
Jason Marks, Interlake (Columbia, track)
Blake Jones, Interlake (Iowa Wesleyan, football)
*Division III school that does not offer scholarships, but does offer some money.