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Class of 2017’s collegiate athletes: Player Profiles

Abby Stoller
Lacrosse
Union College
Division III
“I am excited to have the opportunity to continue my lacrosse career. I can’t imagine playing in my last high school game and then never playing again.”

Liam Henning
Football
Carnegie Mellon University
Division III
“I am most excited to meet new people and to move to Pittsburgh.”

Credit: Janani Gandhi

Danielle Kahan
Crew
Brown University
Division I
“Ever since I joined the varsity crew team, I knew I wanted to continue the sport in college. I am most excited to be surrounded by many people that are just as excited and committed as I am to crew.”

Charlie Sharton
Tennis
Georgetown University
Division I
“I felt like I was committed enough to choose a sport and focus on just that to get to the next level. I’m most excited to spend time with my new teammates and hopefully, have a great collegiate career.”

Brendan Kiernan
Wrestling
Williams College
Division III
“I’m most excited to get to that next level of wrestling and learn to hang with guys I never thought I could hang with.”

Jakob Warner
Wrestling
Rochester Institute of Technology
Division III
“I am most excited about getting to know my teammates and then getting out there and competing alongside them.”

Kirsten Grazewski
Lacrosse
Tufts University
Division III
“I’m excited to be surrounded by a group of people with similar personalities and goals as myself. I think being on a team will also make starting college a really fun and easy transition from high school.”

Lisa Spagnuolo
Golf
Union College
Division III
“I’m most excited to play the sport I love with a group of girls who love it just as much as I do! I love golf so much and would not want to leave them behind when I go to college.”

Ellery Kiefer
Basketball
Johnson State
Division III
“I have always wanted to play a sport in college. Sports have been one of the most important
things in my life, and I feel that the big goal for anyone is to be able to play in college.”

Blase Cormier
Baseball
Suffolk University
Division III
“I’m looking forward to continue playing at the next level, being on a successful team and meeting new people.”

Izzy Essi
Tennis
Bowdoin College
Division III
“I’m excited about having a team. Tennis is such a lonely and individual sport and college tennis is so different than junior tennis. I had the experience of playing on a team in high school, and I just love having teammates cheering you on and it is just a completely different and uplifting vibe.”

Jack Fletcher
Soccer
Colby College
Division III
“I always wanted to play in college because I enjoy being a part of a team.”

Sarah Tully
Cross Country
Williams College
Division III
Could not be reached for comment.

Credit: Hannah Rice

Everett Tillett
Lacrosse
Roger Williams University
Division III
Could not be reached for comment.

 

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