Class of 2012: College Signing Photos - update June 11th

PA College Signings


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Current List of Known 2012 College Commitments...


2012 College Signings
(alpha order)




Nora Adams, State College, to Bucknell University




Ferguson Amo, Council Rock North, to Manhattan College





Sarah Black, Downingtown East, to University of Richmond





Jazmin Booker, West Catholic, to Central Connecticut State University

From left to right Darryl Miller,Dad, Jamaal Booker, brother, Chris Wyatt, Personal Trainer/Mentor, Shariff Mason, Uncle, Jessica Miller, Mom, Jazmin Booker, Center




Hillary Boxheimer (Distance/XC) and Kelsey Metheny (Mid-Distance/XC) of Bethel Park, to University of Pittsburgh

Seated: Hillary Boxheimer and Kelsey Metheny.
Standing: Connie Boxheimer, Coach Scott Staranko, Coach Brian Scott, Cindy Metheny, Jeff Metheny.



Andrea Brown, Engineering & Science, to Texas Southern University



Sitting Barbara Young (grandmother), Andrea Brown, Richard Young (grandfather)
Standing Annette White (mother)




Imani Brown, Reading, to University of Alabama
(Long Jump/Triple Jump)

Left to right
Muriel Davis (grandmother), Michelle Gordon (mother), Amy L
ove , Marcel Stevenson , Don Johnson (father)



Kelsey Carlsen, Northeast Bradford, to LSU

 Pictured (L-R) Row 1: Father, Conrad Carlsen; Kelsey Carlsen; Mother, Becky Carlsen.
Standing (L-R) club coach, Barry Krammes; NEB head coach, Michael Murphy;  club coach, Brian Wilcox; NEB A.D., Jim Schmieg; NEB assistant coach, Sandra Morris




Rachel Carr, Phoenixville, to Elizabethtown College (XC/Mid-Distance)

Coach Jack Kraynak, Rachel Carr, my dad Tom Carr, and Coach Matt Varady.




Danielle Castaldi, Downingtown East, to University of Louisiana-Lafayette




Mira Carrozza, Canon McMillan, to University of South Florida

Mira Carrozza, Coach Lance Vallee




Amy Darlington, Liberty, to University of Pennsylvania

Amy Darlington with her high school coaches, Kevin Bush, Mark Will-Weber and Ali Tannous.





Josef DiPietrantonio, Beaver Area, to Duquesne University

"Some surprise guests showed up on signing day, fellow teammates Asa Equels, Jack McLaughlin, and Marshall Bruce proceeded to participate in signing day in the most frequently worn Beaver Area Cross Country fanwear: Greenman suits."  At table from left to right: Ray Hoppa, Athletic Director; Josef DiPietrantonio; and Steve Goldcamp, Head XC and Distance Coach.





Jeff Elam (Hurdles), and Tyler Ross (400/800), Greater Latrobe, to Eastern Michigan University


From left to right, Jeff Elam and Tyler Ross. (Above, back left to right) Elam's parents Tina and Darrell, Ross's grandparents Pat and Andrew Noel, and assistant track coaches Tony Mehalic and Pat Murray.

Photo courtesy of Latrobe Bulletin, by Ernie Sistek




T.J. Elliott, Central Dauphin East, to University of Connecticut





Jenna Flickinger, Lower Dauphin, to James Madison University (Distance/XC)
Courtney Keefer, Lower Dauphin, to Shippensburg University (Sprints)




Peyton Hampton, Waynesburg Central, to West Virginia University





Ryan Hart, Downingtown East, to DeSales University




Dannah Hayward, James M. Coughlin, to Saint Joseph's University

Pictured at the signing were (Row 1)  Skylar Hayward (sister), Christine Hayward (Mother), Dannah Hayward, Kendra Hayward (sister), and Rhayne Hayward (sister).  Row 2 Mr. Cliff Jones (Athletic Director), Paul McGrane Head Coach, Steven Kerestes (Coach), Jim Hayward (Grandfather), Mr. James Geiger (Dean of Students), Ken White (Coach) and Mr. Patrick Patte (Principal)





Ann Herman, Pennsbury, to Cornell University




Ryan Horgan, Holy Ghost Prep, to Wake Forest University.

Left to right are Asst. Coach Mike Jacobs, Head Coach Mike Meistering and parents, Anne Marie and Paul Horgan.


Brett Kelly, Boyertown, to Princeton University

Seated (L to R)  Laurie Kelly, mother; Brett Kelly; Todd Kelly, father
Standing (L to R)  Steve Fegely (Varsity XC Head Coach); Joe McGlinchey (Spring Track Distance Coach); Don Hendricks (Varsity Indoor Track Head Coach)



Virginia LaMacchia, Central Columbia, to Villanova University
(Pole Vault)


From Left to Right: Parents Carolyn and Carmen LaMacchia, Coach Fred Lenig, Athletic Director Kevin Morgan
Seated: Virginia LaMacchia




John Landis, Father Judge, to University of Connecticut (Jumps/Sprints)




Molly Love, State College, to University of North Carolina-Wilmington
(Pole Vaule/Hurdles)

Peg Pennepacker, athletic director, Roy Love, Molly Love, and Cindy Love. In the back is Joe Sarra, Molly's event coach, and Jennifer Evans, girls' head coach.



Margo Malone, North Hills, to Syracuse University





Jordan Matthews, Abington, to Kansas State University


Mother( Edie Matthews)  Jordan, Father(Lawrence Matthews)



Jessie Merckle, Fort Cherry, to Wake Forest University

L-R Kristen Stimmell HS Guidance Counselor, Jack Merckle father, Ben Maxin Head Track and Field coach, Sharon Merckle mother, Robert Motte Athletic director





Jennifer Neider, Hickory, to Youngstown State University

At table - Dad, Rick Neider, Jennifer Neider, Mom, Janice Neider
Behind table - Throws Coaches Keith Woods and Auston Papay




Angel Piccirillo, Homer Center, to Villanova University

Bottom L-R Jane Piccirillo, Angel Piccirillo and Bob Piccirillo.
Top L-R Dr. Vince Delconte - Superintendent, Greg Page - AD, Matt Rodkey - Coach, Michael Gentile - Coach, Mookie Wilson - Coach, Jody Rainey - Principal.





Michael Shuey, Johnsonburg HS, to Penn State University
(Multis, Javelin, High Jump)

Mike is seated with parents Donna and Bill Shuey
Back row is:  Jill Casilio, AD; Rene Timm Wenner, Head Varsity Coach; Curt Breakey, Throws Coach; and Brock Benson, Principal of Johnsonburg High School.




Morgan Richards, Hickory, to University of North Carolina Charlotte

At table - Morgan Richards
Standing - Patti Rodenbaugh - Assistant XC/T&F coach, Head XC Tony Mastrian, Mom, Carie Richards, Dad, Terry Richards,
Co-Head T&F Coach and Assistant XC Coach Mark Slezak, Assistant XC/T&F coach Kyle Ward




Nick Rotz, Chambersburg, to University of North Carolina Charlotte




Hannah Scipio, Derry Area, to Duquesne University




Maria Seykora, Academy of Notre Dame, to Princeton University

L to R: Jen Messner-Holdren (Coach), Laura Heilman (Coach), Maria, John Seykora, Nick Vechik (Coach)




Brittany Shay, Beaver Area, to Robert Morris University





Mikayla Sonneborn, West Greene HS, to Tulane University


Seated: Marcia Sonneborn, Mikayla Sonneborn, Rick Sonneborn
Standing: (L to R) Coach Frank Hunter, Principal Scott Sakai, Athletic Director Bill Simms


Billy Stanley, South Park, to Ohio State University



Nate Tallada, Saegertown, to University of North Carolina Charlotte





Biz Weiler, Downingtown East, to Lehigh University

  Parents Doug and Kristen, Coaches George Read and Pete Ramsay and Asst. Principal Art Cambell



Stephanie Welte, Saint Basil Academy, to Rider University



Katelynn Williams, Plymouth-Whitemarsh, to Towson State University

First Row left to right: Terrence Butler, Katelynn Williams, Kim Williams
Back Row left to right: Faith Butler, Kenny Williams, Erin Brown, Ryan Buterbaugh, Ron Lopresti




Ned Willig, Great Valley, to Brown University

Seated( L to R) Sally Willig, mother; Ned Willig; Hugh Willig, father
Standing(L to R) Mike Flick, Athletic Director; Mike Kelly, Head Spring T & F Coach; Emily Bonnem, Assistant Distance Coach; Nicole Jones, Distance Coach; Paul Gring, Head XC Coach; Paul Hadzor, Head Winter T & F Coach



Eliana Yankelev, Lower Merion, to University of Pennsylvania

Eliana Yankelev with Lower Merion coach Sandy Hoopes