The following information was provided by the Pattonville School District:
Two Pattonville High School seniors signed letters of intent on Feb. 6 to play college-level women's soccer after they graduate this spring. Erin Collier signed a letter of intent to play soccer on scholarship at Southwestern Illinois College, and Katie Mertz signed to play at Maryville University.
Both girls have been on Pattonville's varsity soccer team since they were freshmen, playing on two conference championship teams and three district championship teams. Their team finished second in the state in 2010. The 2012 team ended its season with a 21-6 record and a trip to the state quarterfinals. The team was ranked No. 5 among large schools in the region and No. 8 in the state by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Collier, a forward, was named First Team All Conference in 2011 and Second Team All Conference in 2012. Mertz, a defender, earned First Team All Conference in 2011 and 2012. Pattonville's head coach is Tom Iffrig.