Notre Dame shortstop Sydnei Simon will continue her academic and athletic career at LSUE beginning in the fall. Simon, who played shortstop and pitched for the Lady Pios in 2018 during their run to the Division III state title, hit .467 with 25 RBI during her junior campaign. On hand for the signing ceremony were, seated from left, Stace Simon (mother), Sydnei Simon, Paul Simon (father); standing, Tim Miguez (basketball coach), Brittney St. Pierre (softball coach), Tara Young (volleyball coach), Ashley Ray (softball coach), Nolan Theriot (basketball coach) and Lewis Cook Jr. (athletic director).
Notre Dame catcher Matt Abshire will continue his academic and athletic career at Panola College in Carthage, Texas beginning in the fall. Abshire hit .378 with 21 RBI in 2018 during the Pios’ run to the Division III state championship. On hand for the signing ceremony are, seated from left, Jason AbsHire (father), Matt Abshire, Kelly Abshire (mother), Emily Abshire (sister); standing, ND assistant coach Lew Cook, ND head coach Chris Stevens, Andrew Abshire (brother) and Mackenzie Abshire (sister).