By Marcus Joseph
Tallahassee, Fla. (May 3, 2012) — “It was a dream come true,” today for 5’10 point guard Tre’von Ford, who signed his letter of intent for college in front of his family, coaches and the student body Thursday morning.
Florida’s standout point-guard Tre’von Ford signed his letter of intent to play college basketball for Santa Fe College in the Godby High School media center.
“It’s like a dream come true,” said senior Tre’von Ford. “I couldn’t have done it without the support from my teammates and family.
Ford is now the fourth player from the Godby High School basketball team to sign a letter of intent form to play collegiate basketball. Former teammates Kishawn Williamson announced that he would be attending Daytona State, and Willie Holloway signed to Walters State.
Tre’von Ford played basketball at Maclay High School for his first two-years in high school, and then transferred to Godby High School. Ford was announced to the Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) All-State Boys Basketball team his first season at Godby. And, before beginning his 2011-12 season, he was ranked in the top 100 for top players in Florida.
Ford is also known to do a good job of managing the game for his team, as captain of the cougars’ Ford helped lead his team to a season record of 30-3 overall. The Cougars’ also finished the season undefeated at home, 14-0.
Ford looks forward to playing ball at Santa Fe College under head coach Chris Mowry, who finished the previous season 10-2 in the conference and 25-4 overall. Santa Fe also finished Mid-Florida Conference Co-Champions, the MFC No. 2 seed.