Indian Lake soccer standout Tony Carpenter is taking his skills to the next level.
(Pictured, left to right: UNOH assistant coach Chris Williams, Tony Carpenter, and Indian Lake head coach Jon Shoffstall)
The senior center mid signed a letter of intent with the University of Northwestern Ohio during a ceremony at Indian Lake High School Friday afternoon.
Carpenter was joined by his family, school administrators, and high school soccer coach Jon Shoffstall.
Carpenter was a key member of the Lakers varsity squad the last three years.
He had an outstanding senior campaign, earning First-Team All CBC and Second-Team All Miami Valley.
Carpenter was known for his endurance and toughness. He rarely left the playing field.
Indian Lake went 9-9 overall and 5-6 in the CBC last fall. The nine wins is a single season school record.
Carpenter said UNOH was the only school he considered. He learned about the program from Indian Lake alum Chase Vance, who plays for the Racers.
Listen to Carpenter reflect on the signing.
Hear UNOH assistant coach Chris Williams discuss Carpenter's game.
Listen to Lakers head coach Jon Shoffstall recap the signing.
Carpenter will pursue a degree in marketing.