Atomic Seniors Sign with Stanford, Columbia

February 1, 2017 is a well known date for many athletes and coaches across the country. National Signing Day was an especially exciting day for two Atomic athletes who had their sights set on collegiate rowing. David Dunn and Ryan Lee, two of the men's varsity captains at Atomic and some of the fastest athletes to come through the program, signed their letters of intent at their respective schools on Wednesday. "I am very appreciative for the leadership that both David and Ryan have brought to the team over the past few years, and we look forward to watching them advance into the next step of their athletic career," Coach Evelyn Radford said on Wednesday. 

As family members and school and rowing officials look on, Oak Ridge senior David Dunn signs to row at Stanford University at Oak Ridge High School on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. (Photo by John Huotari/Oak Ridge Today)

As family members and school and rowing officials look on, Oak Ridge senior David Dunn signs to row at Stanford University at Oak Ridge High School on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. (Photo by John Huotari/Oak Ridge Today)

Senior Ryan Lee signs his letter of intent to row at Columbia University. Surrounded by his coaches, school principal, family, and friends, Ryan's celebration took place Webb School on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017. (Photo by Cathy O'Gorman/Webb School of Knoxville)

Senior Ryan Lee signs his letter of intent to row at Columbia University. Surrounded by his coaches, school principal, family, and friends, Ryan's celebration took place Webb School on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017. (Photo by Cathy O'Gorman/Webb School of Knoxville)