Five Senior Student-Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent
May 14, 2020
Five more Dripping Springs High School seniors have signed national letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Track athlete Christopher Cohen, lacrosse player Logan Crank, soccer player Elizabeth Jones, and cheerleaders Miracle Gray and Hayden Shields have announced their commitments in recent weeks. Below is information on each seniors. Combined with student-athletes in the Class of 2020 who had signed on National Signing Days held earlier this school year, 28 seniors have now committed to continuing their playing careers at the collegiate level.
Christopher Cohen, Track, The Master’s University (Santa Clarita, Calif.)
Christopher Cohen is a two-year varsity letterwinner for both cross country and track. His specialty in track is the 800 Meters. This past fall, he was part of the state-qualifying Tiger cross country team. Christopher’s parents, Jody and Mike Cohen, are both alumni of The Master’s University. Coaches: Ben Reid, Marisa Tuzzi.
Logan Crank, Lacrosse, Rockhurst University (Kansas City, Missouri)
A strong team leader, Logan Crank was a four-year starter for the Dripping Springs lacrosse team. As a senior, Logan Crank was voted team captain by his peers and coaches. Logan earned all-district honors at his long stick midfielder position as a junior. He is the son of Elizabeth Crank and John Crank. Coach: Bill Cafferata.
Elizabeth Jones, Soccer, Concordia University (Austin)
A four-year varsity letterwinner, Elizabeth was named to the All-District First Team and the All-Region First Team at goalie as a sophomore. She then earned honorable mention on the All-District Team as both a junior and a senior. Elizabeth, who also earned Statesman Player-of-the-Week honors once, allowed only two goals in her senior season. When the season was cut short by the coronavirus pandemic, the Lady Tigers had secured the district title and were headed to playoffs. Elizabeth is the daughter of Lupita and Robert Jones. Coach: Bailee Perrine.
Miracle Gray, Cheer, Tarleton State University
Miracle Gray is a two-year varsity letterwinner for both game day cheer and competition cheer. This past January she competed at the UIL Spirit State Championships where she helped her team earn the designation “State-Qualified Cheer Team.” The daughter of John and Karis Gray, Miracle plans to major in kinesiology at Tarleton State. Coach: Carissa Puls.
Hayden Shields, Cheer, University of Arkansas
Hayden has been a members of the DSHS cheer team for three years including being a Stunt Crew member as a sophomore. The son of Stephen Shields and Dee Marsh, he also was a member of the Tiger varsity basketball team. Coach: Carissa Puls.