Seven SPIRE Basketball Players Sign National Letters of Intent


At SPIRE, basketball players spend countless hours training to compete on the court. Their heart and soul go into perfecting their craft and unlocking that powerful potential inside themselves. As a blacksmith is devoted to the hammer, SPIRE ballers are devoted to… well… the ball.

On Wednesday, November 9th, seven of those talented athletes took a monumental step forward in their careers. These students formally signed their National Letters of Intent (NLI) to make their official commitments to their respective colleges and universities for the 2023–24 academic year.

Included in the group is Cleveland-area native, Daniel Young (Shaker Heights High School), who will be staying home and playing for the Cleveland State Vikings next season.  

Students Signing their National Letters of Intent: 

  • Daniel Young | Post Grad | Copley, OH | Committing to Cleveland State University (OH)
  • Daniel Pounds | Post Grad | Conley, GA |  Committing to Old Dominion University (VA)
  • Marcel Bryant | Post Grad | Round Rock, TX | Committing to University of Nebraska Omaha (NE)
  • Jonathan Ogunfuye | High School | Cypress, TX | Committing to Mt. Saint Mary’s (MD)
  • TyShawn Archie | High School | Katy, TX | Committing to James Madison University (VA)
  • Donovon Hunter | High School | Westerville, OH | Committing to Kent State University (OH)
  • Ma’Shy Hill | High School | Pflugerville, TX | Committing to Abilene Christian University (TX)

We congratulate all seven SPIRE student athletes for their achievements and celebrate all they that have achieved and will continue to do so in the future.

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