17 Perkiomen Valley senior student/athletes headed to next level

 
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GRATERFORD - Seventeen Perkiomen Valley senior student/athletes announced their college destinations during recent signing events at the high school. They are as follows:
 
Emma Alexy – Cross Country and Track – Indiana of PA (D2)
Pictured: Bonnie Alexy, Emma Alexy and Eric Alexy
Clubs, Sports and Activities at PV: Cross country, winter track, spring track, Link Crew, Rotary Club, Wolmen’s Choir, Select Strings, Symphony
Parents: Bonnie and Eric Alexy
Anticipated Major: Pre-Physical Therapy
Athletic/Academic Honors: Highest Honor Roll, Captain of the cross country and distance track team, Most Improved Athlete Award (cross country 2015), PV Coaches Award (cross country 2018), Varsity letters (Track and Field, 2016-19; Cross Country, 2017-18)
 
Azeez Adedokun – Track and Field – Monmouth, NJ (D1)
Pictured from left: Ahmad Adedokun (brother), Azeez Adedokun, Karen Dumorney-Adedokun
Events: Sprints
Parent: Karen Dumorney-Adedokun
Anticipated Major: Chemistry
Athletic/Academic Honors: National qualifier, state qualifier, district qualifier, PAC medalist – 2019 – 3rd in 100, 2nd in 200 at league championships
 
Elizabeth Caruso – Volleyball – Scranton (D3)
Seated from left Charles Caruso, Elizabeth Caruso, Julia Caruso (sister)  Standing - Coach Drew Scheeler
Club, Sports and Activities at PV: Link Crew, Volleyball
Parent: Charles Caruso
Anticipated Major: Business
Major Athletic/Academic Honors and Awards: Honor Roll, 2nd Team All-PAC Liberty, PV Defensive MVP
 
Deanna Cusumano – Softball – York College, PA (D3)
Pictured: Sitting from left, Sue Cusumano, Deanna Cusumano, Jessica Cusumano, Chris Cusumano. Standing: Coach Bogus, Coach Leggieri, Coach Burg
Club, Sports and Activities at PV: Softball: Big Brothers and Big Sisters
Parents: Sue and Chris Cusumano
Anticipated Major: Early Childhood Education
Major Athletic Honors and Awards: ‘Actions’ Softball Award 2018
 
Jessica Cusumano – Softball – York College, PA (D3)
Sitting: Deanna Cusumano and Jessica Cusumano; Standing: Chris Cusumano and Sue Cusumano
Club, Sports and Activities at PV: Softball; Link Crew, Key Club
Parents: Sue and Chris Cusumano
Anticipated Major: Graphic Design
Major Academic Honors and Awards: Distinguished honor roll
 
 
Brian Holmes – Soccer – Stevenson University (D3)
Club, Sports and Activities at PV: Soccer
Parents: Terri and Derrick Holmes
Anticipated Major: Accounting
Major Academic Honors and Awards: All-PAC 2nd team; All-Area (Mercury) Honorable Mention
 
Katie Hurd – Softball – Catholic University (D3)
Sitting - Amy Hurd, Katie Hurd, Jack Hurd; Standing - Allison Hurd, Denise Hurd
Club, Sports and Activities at PV: Softball, Basketball, Link Crew
Parents: Amy and Jack Hurd
Anticipated Major: Business
Major Academic/Athletic Honors and Awards: Distinguished honors all four years of high school; varsity softball and basketball team captain
 
Ryan Keenan – Swimming – Bloomsburg (D2)
Pictured from left: Sean Keenan, Ryan, Beth Keenan, Carol Keenan
Club, Sports and Activities at PV: 4 years varsity swimming, water polo, Chorus, Men’s Select Choir
Parents: Sean and Beth Keenan
Anticipated Major: Finance
Major Academic/Athletic Honors and Awards: 2018-19 3rd team All-PAC, 1st team All-Area (Mercury)
 
Ryan Kenney – Water Polo – Penn State Behrend (D3)
Pictured from left: Donna Kenney, Ryan Kenney, Michael Kenney
Club, Sports and Activities at PV: Varsity water polo 3 years; varsity swimming 4 years; PV Valhalla spring water polo league 3 years; assistant coach for PV Middle School teams
Parents: Donna and Michael Kenney
Anticipated Major: Mechanical Engineering 
Major Academic/Athletic Honors and Awards: Water polo team captain; 2018 PV MVP, 2016 PV Most Improved; NISCA Academic All-American Swimming and Water Polo; PAC Academic All-Conference team; Distinguished Honor Roll; Penn State-Provost Award
 
Doug Lingo – Football – Widener (D3)
Pictured from left: Doug Lingo, Jennifer Lingo
Club, Sports and Activities at PV: Football, freshman basketball and track, Special Olympics, Mini thon; Key Club
Parents: Jennifer and Doug Lingo
Anticipated Major: Undecided
Major Academic/Athletic Honors and Awards: 3-time PAC football champion; All-Area (Mercury) Honorable Mention
 
Cole Peterlin – Track and field – Liberty University, VA (D1)
Pictured from left: Joe Peterlin, Cole Peterlin, Maryann Peterlin
Club, Sports and Activities at PV: Track, football
Parents: Joe and Maryann Peterlin
Anticipated Major: Undecided
Major Academic/Athletic Honors and Awards: Distinguished Honor Roll; Track and field: PA Indoor State champion – high jump; PAC champion – high jump; Football: 3-time PAC champion, 1st team PAC Liberty quarterback, All-Area honorable mention QB
 
 
Austin Rowley – Football – Lycoming (D3)
Pictured from left: Wendi Rowley, Austin Rowley, John Rowley
Club, Sports and Activities at PV: Football, Wrestling
Parents: John and Wendi Rowley
Anticipated Major: Marketing
Major Athletic Honors and Awards (Football)
1st team Defense, 2018 Maxwell Football Club
1st team Defense, PAC (Liberty Division)
1st team Defense, Eastern PA Football
1st team Defense, Class 6A Coach’s Select All-State Team
2nd team All-Area Defense, Southeastern PA Football
2nd team Offense, PAC (Liberty Division)
MVP of the Year, PAC (Liberty Division)
2018 Player of the Year, Monday Morning QB
PAC Player of the Week, Oct. 15, 2018
158 tackles (National Ranking #7, PA Ranking #1)
 
Jordan Sell – Softball – Massachusetts Institute of Tech.-MIT (D3)
Sitting - Lauren Echols, Jordan Sell, Lee Sell; Standing - Coach Joe Bogus, Coach Melissa Burg
Club, Sports and Activities at PV: Indoor Track and Field, Softball, Link Crew
Parents: Lee Sell and Lauren Echols
Anticipated Major: Statistics
Major Academic Honors and Awards: 1st team All-State Class 6A shortstop 2018; ‘Highest Honors’ Honor Roll every high school marking period
 
Malik Smith – Football – East Stroudsburg (D2)
Pictured from left: Regina Etheridge, Malik Smith II, Malik Smith Sr.
Clubs, Sports and Activities at PV: Football, Lacrosse
Parents: Malik Smith Sr. and Regina Etheridge
Anticipated Major: Athletic Training
Major Academic Honors and Awards: 1st team All-PAC, 2nd team All-Area (Mercury)
 
Sarah Straub – Volleyball – Stevenson (D3)
Pictured from left: Joe Straub, Sarah Straub, Shelly Straub. Standing- Coach Drew Scheeler
Clubs, Sports and Activities at PV: Volleyball, Swimming, National Honor Society, Orchestra
Parents: Joe and Shelly Straub
Anticipated Major: Biology
Major Academic Honors and Awards: Academic Honors, 2017 and 2018; PV volleyball Offensive MVP
 
Jason Wagner – Track and Field (Throws) – Wake Forest (D1)
Sitting - Coach Joe Petsko, Jason Wagner, Coach Kyle Dunne-Devine; Standing - Craig Wagner Sr, Rae Davis, Jeri Wagner, Craig Wagner, Howie Davis
Anticipated Major:  Pre-Med / Exercise Science
Clubs, Sports, and Activities at PV
Link Crew (Jr, Sr)
National Honor Society (Jr, Sr)
Homeroom Representative (Fr, So, Jr, Sr)
Varsity Outdoor Track and Field (Fr, So, Jr, Sr)
Varsity Indoor Track and Field (So, Jr, Sr)
Football (Fr, So)
Wrestling (Fr)
Parents: Craig and Jeri Wagner 
Club Affiliation: Savage Throwing
Other Schools Under Consideration: Columbia, UMass, Lehigh
Athletic/Academic Honors and Awards
School Record Holder in the Hammer and Weight Throw
2019 PA Indoor States Shot Put 6th Place Medalist
2019 TFCAofGP League Champion in Shot Put
2019 New Balance Nationals Indoor Shot Put Qualifier
2019 New Balance Nationals Outdoor Hammer Throw Qualifier
13x USA Track and Field / AAU National Medalist
2018 PAC Honorable Mention in Shot Put
2018 PIAA District 1 Medalist in Shot Put
2018 New Balance Nationals Outdoor Hammer Throw Qualifier
2018 USATF Mid-Atlantic Hammer Throw and Shot Put Champion
Most Outstanding Athletes of AAU Member
Highest Honor Roll
National Honor Society
National Society of High School Scholars
Amateur Athletic Union All-Academic Team
 
Tyler Wilhelm – Football – Alvernia (D3)
Pictured from left: Colleen Wilhelm, Tyler Wilhelm, Kyle Wilhelm
Clubs, Sports and Activities at PV: Football, Lacrosse
Parents: Kyle and Colleen Wilhelm
Anticipated Major: Business Management
Major Academic Honors and Awards: 1st team All-PAC Liberty, 2nd team All-Area (Mercury)