Sanford’s Asia Caldon signs with Adams State

Sanford High School’s Asia Caldon (second from left) signed a national letter of intent to play women’s volleyball at Adams State University on Tuesday. Also pictured are Caldon’s mother, Melissa, Caldon, Caldon’s father, Kit, and Sanford head girls basketball coach Keith Caldon (Courier photo by Ken Hamrick).

ALAMOSA – Sanford High School senior Asia Caldon has decided where she will continue her academic and athletic careers as she has signed a national letter of intent to play women’s basketball for Adams State University.

“I really liked that it was close to home and when I met with the coach he seemed like a real cool guy,” Caldon said. “The atmosphere there is really cool.”

Caldon plans to study elementary education at Adams State with the goal to become a teacher.

This past season, Caldon averaged 13.6 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.1 steals per game. She led the Lady Indians in all four statistical categories.

Caldon also led Sanford to a 25-2 record and it also won the Class 2A Southern Peaks League as well as the district and regional tournaments. The Lady Indians also advanced to the Class 2A championship game.

“We went to state all four years I was here,” Caldon said. “We made it to the semifinals every year. I had great teammates and the atmosphere is unmatched.”

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