College is a big step for any student. Even more so for the student-athlete.
Caleb Downey’s commitment, however, goes many steps further.
The Evergreen senior was one of five Cougars to sign their national letters of intent on Feb. 3. The soccer standout has been nominated and will attend the Air Force Academy this fall.
“It’s a commitment,” he said of the five to 10 years he will spend with the Air Force, depending on whether he goes into intelligence for tries to become a pilot.