Spring-Ford college commitments: Crist, Curry, Della Guardia, Mason, Ryan, Sharkey

Six Spring-Ford senior student/athletes – Kate Crist, Gabriella Curry, Ashley Della Guardia, Natalie Mason, Jules Ryan, Hannah Sharkey – announced their college destinations during a recent signing event at the high school.
All photos courtesy of Spring-Ford athletic department
 
Kate Crist – Field Hockey – Penn State
Seated from left, Jeff Crist (father), Kate Crist, Wendy Crist (mother)
Standing from left, Jennie Anderson, Spring-Ford head coach; Mallory Greene, Spring-Ford assistant coach
Major: Biobehavioral Health
Position – Midfield
Major athletic awards: 2019 and 2018 - first team All-PAC Liberty, first team All-Area (Mercury)
Parents: Jeff and Wendy Crist
 
Gabriella Curry – Soccer – Massachusetts (Amherst)
Seated from left, Chuck Curry (father), Gabriella Curry, Olivia Curry (sister), not pictured Cristina Curry (mother)
Major: Chemical Engineering
Position – Midfield
Major athletic awards: 2019 - first team All-PAC Liberty, first team All-Area (Mercury); 2018 first team All-PAC Liberty
Parents: Cristina and Chuck Curry
 
Ashley Della Guardia – Softball – UMBC
Seated from left: Jim Della Guardia (father), Ashley Della Guardia, Jennifer Della Guardia (mother)
Standing from left Shawn Corropolese, Assistant Coach, Mallory Greene, Assistant Coach, Jeanne Della Guardia, Grandmother, Tim Hughes, Head Coach
Major: Economics or Sociology
Position: 1B
Major athletic awards: Softball – 2019 – first team PAC All-Liberty and All-Area; 2018 - first team PAC All-Liberty and second team All-Area; 2017 - second team PAC All-Liberty and honorable mention All-Area; Field hockey – second team All-PAC Liberty in 2019 and 2018
Parents: Jim and Jennifer Della Guardia
 
Natalie Mason – Lacrosse – Roanoke (VA)
Seated from left: Doug Mason (father), Natalie Mason, Wendy Mason (mother)
Standing from left: Kristin Holstein, head coach; Rose Ward, assistant coach
Major: Psychology
Position: Defense
Parents: Doug and Wendy Mason
 
Jules Ryan – Softball – Gannon
Seated from left:  Paul Ryan (father), Jules Ryan, Sharon Ryan (mother)
Standing from left: Shawn Corropolese, Assistant Coach,  Florence Braithwaite, Grandmother,  Walt Braithwaite, Grandfather,  Mallory Greene, Assistant Coach,  Tim Hughes, Head Coach
Major: Occupational Therapy
Position: Shortstop, middle infield
Major athletic awards: 2019 first team All-PAC Liberty and All-Area
Parents: Paul and Sharon Ryan
 
Hannah Sharkey – Lacrosse – Indiana (PA)
Seated from left, Grace Sharkey (sister), Pam Sharkey (mother), Hannah Sharkey, Brian Sharkey (father), Helen Newton (grandmother, ‘Nana’)
Standing from left: Kristi Holstein, head coach; Rose Ward, assistant coach
Major: Education
Position: Defense
Major athletic awards: 2019 – second team All-PAC Liberty and All-Area
Parents: Pam and Brian Sharkey