(Vasquez, above, on Senior Night this past season.)
Effingham High School senior Drew Vasquez will be continuing his football career next year at North Central College in Naperville. The EHS senior signed his letter of intent on Monday in the Effingham High School Gymnasium.
Vasquez was a 2015 All Apollo Conference selection at defensive back and running back. He was also selected for the Coaches Association All-State Team on defense.
The North Central College Cardinals compete at the NCAA Division III level. They play in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin.
The Cardinals finished the 2015 season with a record of 7-3 overall and 6-1 in the conference. They were ranked No. 16 in the final NCAA Division III Top 25 Poll released by D3football.com. Their 2016 season will begin on Saturday, September 3 at Robert Morris University.