THREE SENIORS FROM NDP SIGN NATIONAL LETTERS OF INTENT

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April 14, 2021

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Three Notre Dame student-athletes are celebrated in front of classmates after committing to play college athletics.

From left, NDP seniors Lexi Fraser, Joshua Samuels and Alex Whalen were honored today during a lunch-period ceremony after committing to play collegiate athletics.


In an event live-streamed today on Facebook, three senior student-athletes from Notre Dame Prep signed national letters of intent to play athletics at the college level. Lexi Fraser has signed with the Adams State University Grizzlies' cross country/track program;  Joshua Samuels signed with the Eagles of Juniata College to play football; and Alex Whalen signed to play football for the Bears at Washington University in St. Louis.

Congratulations to Lexi, Joshua and Alex! You will continue to make the Fighting Irish proud!

High school athletic highlights and honors for each student-athlete follow:

Lexi Fraser – Cross Country/Track, Adams State University (Alamosa, Colo.)
4X Individual Academic All-State (Cross Country)
3X Individual MHSAA State Finals Qualifier (Cross Country)
4X MHSAA State Finals Appearances (Cross Country, Team and Individual)
3X All-Region (Cross Country)
3 Individual Wins, 18 Individual Top-10 Finishes (Cross Country)
2017 Team MHSAA Regional Champion (Cross Country)
2017 and 2020 Team Oakland County Champion (Cross Country)
2019 Individual MHSAA State Finals Qualifier (Track, 4X800 Relay)

Joshua Samuels – Football, Juniata College (Huntingdon, Pa.)
Two-Year Varsity Letter Winner
2019 Team District Champion
Running Back and Linebacker for Notre Dame Prep

Alex Whalen – Football, Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, Mo.)
Three-Year Varsity Letter Winner
2019 Team District Champion
2019 MHSFCA All-State Honorable Mention
2019 Detroit Free Press All-North Second Team
Led Notre Dame in tackles in 2018 and 2019; Recorded 101 Tackles in 2019 (School Record)

NOTE: Accomplishments current as of 4/14/21.
 

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About Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy is a private, Catholic, independent, coeducational day school located in Oakland County. Notre Dame Preparatory School enrolls students in grades nine through twelve and has been named one of the nation's best 50 Catholic high schools (Acton Institute) four times since 2005. Notre Dame's middle and lower schools enroll students in pre-kindergarten through grade eight. All three schools are International Baccalaureate "World Schools." NDPMA is conducted by the Marist Fathers and Brothers and is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States and the National Association of Independent Schools. For more on Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy, visit the school’s home page at www.ndpma.org.