Published: July 5, 2009
DODDS in Dubuque
With the graduation of another class of athletes from DOODS-Europe high schools, it might be fun to list some of the former Europe-based athletes who elected to attend Dubuque University in Iowa, where some 80 DOODS-Europe and Far East grads matriculate each year.
University of Dubuque associate admissions director Bob Broshous provided the following list of DOODS graduates who have performed significantly for recent Spartan athletic teams:
- Eddy Fazaldin, Wuerzburg class of 2002 and UD class of 2006, played soccer for four years.
- Katie Feterl, Baumholder class of 2003 and UD class of 2007, played volleyball and basketball for four years.
- Rashard Flemming, Wuerzburg class of 2002 and UD class of 2006, played soccer for four years.
- Bethany Fountain, Wiesbaden class of 2005 and UD class of 2009, played soccer for four years.
- Tyler Junker, Mannheim class of 2003 and UD class of 2007, played soccer for four years.
- Jillian Nieves, Heidelberg class of 2002 and UD class of 2006, played soccer for four years.
- Billy Porter, Wuerzburg class of 2001 and UD class of 2005, played soccer and tennis at UD all four years. Earned masters in Communications and coach the men's and women's tennis teams at UD from 2006-2008.
- Brennon Relaford, Ramstein class of 2005 and UD class of 2009, transferred to UD from Shippensburg in 2007 and played football for two years.
- Brandon Stevens, Wiesbaden class of 2003 and UD class of 2007, played football for four years.
- Edmond Woods, Wiesbaden class of 2004 and UD class of 2008, played football for three years.
DODDS-E graduates currently performing for UD:
- Football: Jon Anderson (Aviano '08)
- Soccer: Ricardo Anzoategui (Aviano '06), Claudio Citta (SHAPE '07), Anthony Marshall (Hohenfels '07), Pablo Martinez (SHAPE '08), Kenneth Oberlin (Hohenfels '07), Idrissa Soumaoro (Hohenfels '07)
- Tennis: Claudio Giraldi (SHAPE '07), Jacqueline Ventrice (Ramstein '07)
- Track: Cellese Griffin (Baumholder '07),
- Volleyball: Aja Brown (Alconbury '06)
- Wrestling: Kristopher Higgins (AFNORTH '08), Konner Higgins (AFNORTH '08)
If you're a 2009 DODDS grad who's signed a letter of intent to play college sports this coming academic year, how about commenting to this posting, telling us where and what you've signed on to play next school year?