Pennsylvania twins make history, sign National Letters of Intent committing to UVA

Hundreds of prospective student-athletes enrolling in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) member, four-year institutions excitedly signed their National Letters of Intent (NLI) during the early signing period which closed last week.

A binding agreement between a prospective student-athlete and one of the 650 NCAA Division I and NCAA Division II NLI member institution, prospective student-athletes agree to attend the selected institution full-time for one academic year (two semesters or three quarters) and the institution agrees to provide the student-athlete athletics financial aid for one academic year.

Pennsylvania’s Hailey Grace Barnett and Myla Grace Barnett joined the national celebration for soon-to-be collegiate student-athletes, basking in delight having committed to the University of Virginia.

The talented fraternal twin daughters of former All-Pro NFL wide-receiver, Fred Barnett, and former City of Philadelphia education secretary and “best kept secret” to current NFL players, Jacqueline Eleanor Jeffries, Hailey and Myla are set to join the Virginia Cavaliers Rowing and Lacrosse programs, respectively.

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