Three McLennan athletes sign Letters of Intent

Posted at 9:19 PM, May 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-10 22:19:40-04

Three McLennan Community College student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent, solidifying their plans to continue their academic and athletic careers at four-year colleges next fall.
Women’s basketball guard Diamond Ervin and forward Tayla Taylor signed with the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, respectively. Ervin, a Waco High graduate, averaged 7.4 points and 4.3 rebounds per game this season. Taylor, a Marlin native, averaged 13.7 points and nine rebounds per game this season to earn first-team all-conference and WBCA Junior/Community College Coaches' All-America Honorable Mention honors.
Women’s golfer Lydia Traylor signed with Tarleton State University. Traylor, of Midlothian, helped lead the Highlassies to a fourth consecutive NJCAA Region V Championship and a 19th consecutive berth in the NJCAA National Championships. She finished tied for fifth in the region to earn all-region honors. As a freshman, she helped lead the Highlassies to a fourth place finish at the national tournament, a regional championship and an NJCAA All-Academic Team award last season. She finished tied for sixth place in the region and 17th place at the national tournament, earning all-region and second-team All-American Honorable Mention honors.