The Chronicle: Preps 24/7: East's Payne chooses Hillsdale
St. Charles (Ill.) East senior defensive back Matt Payne has verbally committed to NCAA Division II Hillsdale (Mich.) College, Payne told The Chronicle on Sunday.
Payne also had considered Youngstown State in Ohio.
Hillsdale, nicknamed the Chargers, went 10-3 this season and advanced to the school's first Division II regional semifinal, where it lost to perennial power Grand Valley State. The Chargers have gone 25-10 in the past three seasons.