18 Perkiomen Valley senior student/athletes headed to next level

Perkiomen Valley senior student/athletes Max Chamarro, Alison Devers, Rob Farrington, Joanna Gorrell, AJ Hansen, Grace Herbein, Kat Kelley, Sydney Marasco, Gabriella Martina, Matt McCabe, Colleen O’Brien, Taylor Reiff, Nick Steele, Tyler Strechay, Lia Torrillo, Paige Tyson, Christina Warren and Cole Whitton announced their college destinations during press conferences earlier this year at the high school.
 
All photos courtesy of Perkiomen Valley Athletic Department
 
Max Chamorro – Soccer – York College (D3)
Seated from left: Anna Chamorro, Max Chamorro, Carlos Chamorro; standing Alex Chamorro
Position: Forward
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Soccer (4 years) and Link Crew
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: 2019, 2018 First Team All-PAC, PV team captain; 2017 2nd team All-PAC
Intended Major: Civil Engineering
Parents: Anna and Carlos Chamorro
 
Alison Devers – Soccer – King’s College (D3)
Seated from left: Patrick Devers, Alison Devers, Laurie Devers
Position: Defense
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Lacrosse
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: PV team captain; 2nd team All-PAC 2018
Intended Major: Biology
Parents: Patrick and Laurie Devers
 
Rob Farrington – Lacrosse – Cabrini (D3)
Position: Goalie
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Investment Club, Homeroom representative
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: Quakerfest Standout, 2-time winner Hardhat Award, 2019 All-PAC honorable mention, 2018 All-Area Honorable Mention; 2017 Bob McNaughton Spirit of Gold Award
Intended Major: Business management with Economics minor
Parents: Jim and Kathy Farrington
 
Joanna Gorrell – Soccer – York (D3)
Position: Defense
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Soccer, Link Crew, President of Rotary Interact, National Honor Society
Intended Major: Business
Parents: Chris and Andy Gorrell
 
A.J. Hansen – Baseball – Villanova (D1)
Position: Middle infielder
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Baseball, Soccer, Basketball, Link Crew, National Honor Society treasurer
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: 2019 2nd team All-PAC Liberty infielder, 2018 1st team All-PAC (soccer); 2018 All-Area honorable mention (Baseball), All-Academic, 3-sport varsity athlete since sophomore season
Intended Major: Biochemistry
Parents: Christine and Gerald Hansen
 
Grace Herbein – Volleyball – Neumann University (D3)
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Volleyball, Big Brother/Big Sister program
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: First team All-PAC 2018, Distinguished Honor Roll
Intended Major: Early Elementary and Special Education
Parents: Jodi and Bob Herbein
 
Kat Kelley – Lacrosse – University of Colorado (D1)
Position: Midfielder
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Lacrosse, soccer, student forum, golf, special education volunteer
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: 2018, 2019 1st team All-PAC Liberty; All-Area (Mercury) 1st team 2018, 2019; team captain
Intended Major: Undecided
Parents: Kathy and Tom Kelley
 
Sydney Marasco – Soccer – Pitt (D1)
Position: Forward
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: National Honor Society, soccer
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: 1st team All-PAC 2018; second team All-PAC 2017; Highest academic honors, Award for maintaining 4.3-plus GPA
Intended Major: Business (Accounting)
Parents: Dan and Tammy Marasco
 
Gabriella Martina – Field Hockey – Drexel (D1)
Position: Attack
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: field hockey, lacrosse
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: Class of 2019 Top 100 Selection - Max Field Hockey; 2018 PV team captain, 1st team All-PAC; 2017 1st team All-State, PV Offensive Player of the year, PV team captain, 1st team All-PAC,  Junior Olympics selection; 2016 2nd team All-PAC, PV Offensive Player of the Year, Junior National Indoor team selection (2016, 2017); 2016 All-PAC honorable mention; Honor Roll 2015-2017
Intended Major: Nursing
Parents: Joseph and Stefania Martina
 
 
Matt McCabe – Soccer – Arcadia (D3)
Position: Midfield
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Soccer; Big Brother/Big Sister club
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: National Honor Society; 2nd team All-PAC 2018
Intended Major: Biology
Parents: Robert and Carla McCabe
 
Colleen O’Brien – Soccer – Juniata College (D3)
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Soccer, swimming, lacrosse, Link Crew
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: Swimming – Unsung Hero, Coaches Award; Soccer – Most Improved Player
Intended Major: Pre-physical therapy
Parents: Kevin and Cyndi Lyn O’Brien
 
Taylor Reiff – Soccer – Wilkes (D3)
Position: Midfield
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Soccer, Lacrosse
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: National Honor Society, girls’ varsity soccer captain
Intended Major: Biology
Parents: Ed and Vicki Reiff
 
Maggie Sell – Lacrosse – East Stroudsburg (D2)
Position: Defense
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Lacrosse, Soccer, Big Brother/Big Sister, Rotary Interact
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: 1st team All-PAC 2018, 2019, 1st team All-Area 2018, 2019
Intended Major: Secondary Education
Parents: Stephanie and Richard Sell
 
Nicholas Steele – Lacrosse – Post University (D2)
Position: Midfield
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Golf, Lacrosse, PV Ski and  Board Club
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: 4-year varsity lacrosse letter winner, 2019 1st team All-PAC, Lax Rookie of the Year -2016, 2nd team All-PAC, Helped PV lax qualify for state playoffs for first time in program history
Intended Major: Sports Management
Parents: Nycole Macklin and Sean Macklin
 
Tyler Strechay – Baseball – West Virginia (D1)
Position: Pitcher
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Baseball, basketball, Link Crew
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: 2018, 2019 - 1st team All-PAC in basketball and baseball; 2nd team 2018 All-State in  baseball
Intended Major: Undecided
Parents: Mike and Jaymi Strechay
 
Lia Torrillo – Volleyball – Rowan (N.J.) University (D3)
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Volleyball
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: 2nd team All-PAC, Distinguished Honors
Intended Major: Undecided
Parents: John and Traci Torrillo
 
Paige Tyson – Lacrosse – Virginia Tech (D1)
Position: Attack/Midfield
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Lacrosse, basketball, golf, Rotary Club, Student Forum
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: National Honor Society; Lacrosse – 2019 – 1st team All-PAC and All-Area (Mercury) for 3rd straight year; 2018 – PV team MVP, 1st team All-PAC and All-Area; 2017 – 1st team All-PAC and All-Area; 2016 – honorable mention All-Area
Intended Major: Business
Parents: Kim and Tim Tyson
 
Christina Warren – Track and Field – Arizona State (D1)
Events: Triple jump, long jump, hurdles
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Track and field 4 years, Chorus – freshman, sophomore and junior years; Concert Band – freshman year
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: 6-time PA Indoor and Outdoor State champion in triple jump and 60m/100m hurdles; All-State – 2017, 2018, 2019; All-PAC – 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019; 2018 AAU National Champion in 100m hurdles and triple jump; Ranked the No. 25 girls track recruit in the nation by Milesplit in the high school class of 2019
Intended Major: Biomedical Engineering
Parents: John and Celeste Warren
 
Cole Whitton – Baseball – Hood (MD) College (D3)
Position: Infielder
Clubs, Sports, Activities at PV: Baseball, volunteer youth baseball coach
Athletic/Academic Honors/Awards: varsity letter in baseball, Honor Roll, Founders Scholarship from Hood College
Intended Major: Business Administration (Marketing)
Parents: Toni and Frank (Pete) Whitton