Spring-Ford sends 15 student/athletes to the next level

 
Fifteen Spring-Ford senior student/athletes recently announced their college destinations during a signing event at the high school. They are as follows:
 
All photos courtesy of Spring-Ford High Athletic Department
 
Justin Calvarese – Baseball – Misericordia
Seated from left: Dino Calvarese (father), Justin Calvarese, Debbie Calvarese (mother). Standing from left, Travis Calvarese (brother), Spring-Ford head coach Rick Harrison, Chase Calvarese (brother)
Position: Pitcher
College major: Sports Management
 
CJ Ditterline – Baseball – Widener
Seated from left: Maria Ditterline (mother), CJ Ditterline, Charles Ditterline (father). Standing from left: Rick Harrison (Spring-Ford head coach), Daniel Ditterline (brother)
College major: Secondary education
 
Brandon Duke – Soccer – West Chester
Standing from left: Tammy Duke (mother), Brandon Duke, Greg Duke (father). Standing from left: Brent Kissel (Spring-Ford head coach), Ashley Duke (sister)
Position: Forward (first team All-PAC Liberty in 2019)
College major: Undecided
 
Matt Hanson – Bowling – Robert Morris University
Seated from left: George Hanson (father), Matt Hanson, Chase Hanson (brother)
College major: Sports Management, Accounting
 
Shannon Kennedy – Field hockey – Salve Regina
From left: Kelli Kennedy (mother), Jennie Anderson (Spring-Ford head coach, standing), Shannon Kennedy, John Kennedy (father)
Position: Midfield (2019 All-PAC Liberty honorable mention)
College major: Cultural and Historical Preservation
 
Zach Kratz – Baseball – Penn State (Berks)
From left, Jason Kratz (father), Rick Harrison (Spring-Ford head coach, standing), Zach Kratz, Lee Kratz (mother)
Position: Second base
College major: Undecided
 
Cory Laing – Swimming - Penn State (Altoona)
Seated from left: Joan Laing (mother), Cory Laing, Carl Laing (father); standing from left: Greg Huff (Spring-Ford head coach), Sean Laing (brother)
Event: Sprint freestyle
College major: Nursing
 
Sean Laing – Swimming - Penn State (Altoona)
Seated from left: Joan Laing (mother), Sean Laing, Carl Laing (father); standing from left: Greg Huff (Spring-Ford head coach), Cory Laing (brother)
Event: Sprint freestyle
College major: Nursing
 
Zach Male – Baseball – Kutztown
From left, Dana Male (father), Spring-Ford head coach Rick Harrisotn (standing), Zach Male, Angela Male (mother)
Position: Pitcher (2nd team All-PAC Liberty selection in 2019)
College major: Business Management
 
Luke McKenna – Swimming – Gettysburg
From left: Judy McKenna (mother), Greg Huff (Spring-Ford head coach, standing), Luke McKenna, Terry McKenna (father)
Events: Distance freestyle, 200 IM
College major: Biology/Pre-Med
 
Jake Murgitroyde – Baseball – Mercer
From left, Terri Murgitroyde (mother), Spring-Ford head coach Rick Harrison (standing), Jake Murgitroyde, Greg Murgitroyde (father)
College major: Business Management
 
Robert Schneeweis – Bowling – Robert Morris University
Seated from left: Chris Schneeweis (father), Robert Schneeweis, Lorrie Schneeweis (mother)
College major: Mechanical Engineering
 
Emma Thomas – Swimming – Rochester Institute of Tech.
Seated from left: Steve Thomas (father), Emma Thomas, Heidi Thomas (mother). Standing from left: Greg Huff (Spring-Ford head coach), Molly Thomas (sister)
Events: Freestyle, sprint and distance
College major: Human Centered Computing
 
Pat Wixted – Lacrosse – DeSales
Seated from left: Pat Wixted, Sr. (fagther), Pat Wixted, Lisa Wixted (mother). Standing from left: Spring-Ford head coach Kevin Donnelly, Justin Wixted (brother), Aidan Wixted (brother), Kevin Czapo (Spring-Ford assistant coach), Chuck Baker (Spring-Ford assistant coach)
Position: Midfield (honorable mention All-PAC as junior in 2019)
College major: Sports Management
 
Christian Wuertz – Soccer – Immaculata
Seated from left: Don Wuertz (father), Christian Wuertz, Stephanie Wuertz (mother). Standing from left: Jacob Wuertz (brother), Brent Kissel (Spring-Ford head coach), Jonah Wuertz (brother)
College major: Business Management