See info on the Golden Eagles' newest signees: Emma Carpenter, Alyssa Peterson, Mattea Vetsch and Veronica Schwartz.
Emma Carpenter (G, 5-10, Eagan, Minn./Eastview High School)
Carpenter helped lead Eastview High School to the 2017-18 Class AAAA State Championship. She was a 2017-18 All-South Suburban Conference selection. Carpenter earned All-South Suburban Conference Honorable Mention honors as a sophomore. She is a three-year letter winner in basketball for Eastview High School. She played AAU for the Minnesota Fury Elite program for five years. As a junior, Carpenter tallied 7.9 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 4.8 assists per game.
Carpenter is the daughter of Scott and Paris Carpenter. She is undecided on her major at Minnesota Crookston. Carpenter was born April 19, 2001. She earned academic letters in 2016, 2017, and 2018.
Alyssa Peterson (G, 5-7, Menahga, Minn./Menahga H.S.)
Peterson was a 2017-18 Minnesota Class A All-State selection. She was named the Class A Breakdown Player of the Year. Peterson is a two-time All-Section pick. Peterson holds six school records at Menahga High School. She has scored 1,890 career points heading into her senior season. Peterson is a four-time letter winner for Menahga High School. She is a three-time All-Park Region Conference pick and has served as team captain. As a junior, Peterson tallied 20.5 points per game for the Braves. She was a 37.1 percent three-point shooter for Menahga High School. Peterson tallied five assists per game as a junior.
She is the daughter of Alan and Maggie Peterson. Peterson plans to major in elementary education. She was born July 10, 2000.
Mattea Vetsch (G, 5-8, Devils Lake, N.D./Devils Lake H.S.)
Vetsch has helped lead Devils Lake High School to two state appearances. She is a 1,000 point scorer in her high school career, reaching the milestone Feb. 20, 2018. Vetsch averaged 15.7 points per game, six rebounds, three steals, and three assists for Devils Lake High School. She is a Second Team All-State pick, along with being an All-North Dakota State Tournament team member, and an All-Eastern Dakota Conference selection. Vetsch has served as team captain since her sophomore season. She earned the Firebird Award as a freshman and the Most Improved Player on varsity as an eighth grader. Vetsch played on the AAU circuit for NDPro.
She is the daughter of Joe and Lisa Vetsch. Vetsch plans to major in health sciences at Minnesota Crookston. She was born July 11, 2000. Vetsch is a member of the National Honor Society and student council. She also played volleyball, golf, track, and participated in cross country.
Veronica Schwartz (F, 5-10, Parkers Prairie, Minn./Parkers Prairie H.S.)
Schwartz has been an All-Little Eight Conference selection at Parkers Prairie High School the last two seasons. She has earned the Most Improved Player Award twice and was her team’s Most Valuable Player, as well. Schwartz has also earned the Best Defense award and Hardest Worker award. She also competes in track and field. Schwartz averaged 14.9 points and 11.0 rebounds per game for the Panthers. Schwartz tallied 2.4 assists and 3.6 steals per game for Parkers Prairie High School.
She is the daughter of Steven and Dianne Schwartz. Schwartz is undecided on her major at Minnesota Crookston. She was born Aug. 19, 2001. She has been a Minnesota Honor Society for two years. She is an academic letter winner and has been on the “A” honor roll since the seventh grade. Schwartz is also a Knowledge Bowl letter winner.