Spring-Ford soccer signings: Budka, Christman, Fazzini, Hermann, Kane, McHarg, Minges, Mitchell, O'Donnell

Nine Spring-Ford seniors announced their plans to continue their academic and soccer careers at the next level during recent signing ceremonies at the high school.
 
All photos courtesy of Spring-Ford athletic department
 
Brynn Budka - Stevens Institute of Technology (N.J.)
Spring-Ford senior Brynn Budka, seated between parents Krista and Rich Budka, makes a verbal commitment to continue her academic and soccer career at Stevens Institute of Technology (NJ) during a recent ceremony at the high school
 
Position: Midfielder
 
Club Affiliation: West-Mont United
 
Anticipated Major: Biomedical Engineering
 
Parents: Kristie and Rich Budka
 
Major Athletic Honors: Two-year varsity letter recipient; 2016 PAC Champ; 2017 District 1-4A runner-up, PIAA-4A state quarterfinals, Philadelphia Senior All-Star Game selection.
 
Academic/Community Service: Distinguished Honor Roll; Member of National Honor Society, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Interact Club; President of Spring-Ford Ski Club; Volunteer at Open Door Ministry, In Ian’s Boots.
 
Allie Christman – Shippensburg
Spring-Ford senior Allie Christman, seated between parents Kim and Will Christman, signs a national letter of intent to continue her academic and soccer career at Division II Shippensburg University during a recent ceremony at the high school.
 
Position: Midfielder
 
Club Affiliation: West-Mont United
 
Anticipated Major: Sciences
 
Parents: Kim and Wil Christman
 
Major Athletic Honors: Three-time varsity letter recipient; 2015 PIAA-4A state quarterfinals, 2016 PAC Champs, 2017 District 1-4A runner-ups, PIAA-4A state quarterfinals.
 
Academic/Community Service: Honor Roll; Volunteer at West-Mont United Battle At Hilltop Tournament, Local Halloween Parade Hayrides, St. Anne’s Shelter.
 
Laura Fazzini – Shippensburg
Spring-Ford senior Laura Fazzini, flanked by parents Linda and David Fazzini, signs a national letter of intent to  continue her academic and soccer career at Division II Shippensburg University during a press conference at the high school that was also attended by her sister Katherine Fazzini.
 
Position: Midfielder
 
Club Affiliation: West-Mont United
 
Parents: Linda and David Fazzini
 
Major Athletic Honors: Spring-Ford: Two-time PAC Champions, Four-time District One playoff qualifier, Three-time PIAA state playoff qualifier, Two-time All-PAC selection.Club: 2017 PA Classic Mid-Atlantic Cup Champions; 2016 PA Classic Winter College Showcase Champions, EDP Cup Fall Showcase finalist.
 
Academic/Community Service: Distinguished Honor Roll, GP 97.83; Mini-THON Charity Dancer; M.S. MuckFest Run; Sunshine Charity Run; Spring-Ford Library Assistant; Ski Board, Pep, Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) club member. Work experience at Zoe’s Kitchen, Stonewall Golf Club.
 
Jack Hermann – Juniata
 
Position: Defense
 
Parents: Mark and Amy Hermann
 
Anticipated major: Environmental Science and Management
 
Major Athletic Honors: 2-time varsity letter winner, PAC Liberty champions (2016, 2017): PIAA District 1-4A qualifier, 2017 Soccer Scholarship, 2017 Coach’s Award; Basketball and Lacrosse participation
 
Academic/Community Service: Honor roll, Interact Service Club, SNAP, Fundraising for breast cancer, For Pete’s Sakc and Camp Kesem, Avid fisherman
 
Gabby Kane – Kutztown
Spring-Ford senior Gabby Kane, seated beside her mother Gail Byers, signs a national letter of iintent to continue her academic and soccer career at Division II Kutztown University during a recent event at the high school.
 
Position: Midfield
 
Club Affiliation: Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) Continental FC
 
Anticipated Major: English
 
Major Athletic Honors2014 – PAC champion, All-PAC second team; 2015 – All-PAC second team; 2016 – PAC champion, All-PAC first team, Mercury All-Area Player of the Year, PAC MVP, PSCA All-State, NSCAA Regional All-American; 2017 – co-captain, PIAA quarterfinalist, All-Area first team, All-PAC first team
 
Academic/Community Service: Honor Roll; Open Door Ministry, West-Mont United volunteer.
 
Molly McHarg – Kutztown
Spring-Ford senior Molly McHarg, flanked by parents Meghan and Mike McHarg, signs a national letter of intent to continue her academic and soccer career at Division II Kutztown University during a recent event at the high school that was also attended by, standing from left, Dick Gus, grandfather, Janet McHarg, grandmother, Colin McHarg, brother, Larry McHarg, grandfather and Sis McHarg, grandmother.
 
Position: Defense
 
Parents: Meghan and Mike McHarg
 
Club Affiliation: West-Mont United 99 Sirens
 
Major Athletic Honors2015 – varsity letter, PAC champion, All-PAC second team; 2016 – PAC champion, All-PAC first team, Mercury All-Area first team; 2017 – co-captain, PIAA quarterfinalist, All-Area first team, All-PAC first team, All-Southeastern Pa. team, Senior All-Star Game.
 
Academic/Community Service: Honor Roll, High School Heroes program, SAD club
 
Ronnie Minges – University of Tampa
Spring-Ford senior, Ronnie Minges, seated between parents Ron and Kathy Minges, signs a national letter of intent to continue his academic and soccer career at Division I University of Tampa during an event at the high school that was also attended by Spring-Ford coach Brent Kissel.
 
Position: Midfielder
 
Anticipated MajorUndeclared
 
Parents: Ron and Kathy Minges
 
Major Athletic Honors: 2017 All-State Selection; Two-time All-Southeast PA/All-Area, All-PAC First Team selection
 
Mackenzie Mitchell – Shippensburg
Spring-Ford senior Mackenzie Mitchell, flanked by parents Jeanette and Mark Mitchell, signs a national letter of intent to continue her academic and soccer career at Division II Shippensburg University during a recent event at the high school that was also attended by sister Mia Mitchell.
 
Position: Forward
 
Club Affiliation: Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) Continental FC
 
Anticipated Major: Communication/Journalism
 
Parents: Jeanette and Mark Mitchell
 
Major Athletic Honors: Spring-Ford – 2016: letterwinner, team high in goals; 2017: co-captain, letterwinner, District 1-4A runner-up, PIAA 4A quarterfinalist. Club – Disney Showcase champions (Feb. 2017, Nov. 2017)
 
Academic/Community Service: Royersford Public Library volunteer, Interact Club, Mini Thon, Holiday Wrapping volunteer, WMUSA volunteer, babysitter, Senator Rafferty Award for Good Citizenship, Montgomery County Art Exhibition candidate.
 
KK O’Donnell – Shippensburg
Spring-Ford senior KK O’Donnell, flanked by parents Angie and Joel O’Donnell, signs a national letter of intent to continue her academic and soccer career at Division II Shippensburg University during a recent event at the high school that was also attended by, from left, Elaine Bobbin, Grandmother, Mo O’Donnell, Sister, Vince Bobbin, Grandfather and Joey O’Donnell, Brother.
 
Position: Midfielder
 
Club Affiliation: Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) Continental FC
 
Anticipated Major: Spanish/Education
 
Parents: Angie and Joel O’Donnell
 
Major Athletic Honors2015: varsity letterwinner, PIAA 3A quarterfinalist, All-Pioneer Athletic Conference honorable mention; 2016: varsity letterwinner, PAC champion, District 1-4A fifth-place game, All-PAC Liberty Division second team; 2017:team co-captain, District 1-4A runner-up, PIAA 4A quarterfinalist, Mercury All-Area first team, All-PAC Liberty first team, Philadelphia Senior All-Star Game.
 
Academic/Community Service: National Honor Society; Honor Roll; West-Mont United Soccer Association coach; Christ Church of the Valley volunteer.