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National Signing Day: Latest #PghSoccer commitment list of area players


Below is our list of area players and what schools they’ve chosen to attend in the Fall.
This list is only partial, and we’ll continue to update this list through Wednesday and as additional updates and commitments are made.


Britney Adrian (PFC/Blackhawk) – Point Park University               
Emily Arnold (RDA / Norwin) – Slippery Rock University
Aspen Anderson (Century / James Buchanan – WV) – Dominican College
Mackenzie Aunkst (Beadling / Penn-Trafford) – West Virginia University
Allie Ball (Century / Chartiers Valley) – Robert Morris University
Ally Bloom (Allegheny Force FC / Mt. Pleasant) – Seton Hill
Emily Burke (RDA / Southeast) – Georgia State University
Ella Copich (PFC/Allderdice) – Case Western Reserve
Katy Ericson (RDA / Norwin) – Slippery Rock University
Bailey Farabaugh (RDA / Bethel Park) – Robert Morris University
Marissa Fiala (RDA / Laurel Highlands) – Clarion University
Haley Frizzel  (PFC/ Ringgold) – Waynesburg College
Emily Harrigan (RDA / Norwin) – Rutgers University
Autumn Heinemen (PFC/South Fayette) – Penn State Behrend
Tia Horew – (PFC/Chartiers Valley) – Point Park University
Haley Huber (PFC/Baldwin) – Penn State Behrend
Sophia Hudson (Century / Franklin Regional) – Lafayette College
Courtney Hurey (RDA / West Allegheny) – Robert Morris University
Kristi Kania (RDA / Moon Area) – Miami (Ohio) University
Alexis Kendro (RDA / Norwin) – Duquesne University
Maryn Mathews  (PFC) – La Roche College
Brenna McGuire (PFC/South Fayette) – Penn State Behrend
Jordan Mehalko (PFC/Bethel Park) – Allegheny College
Jordyn Minda (RDA / South Park) – Slippery Rock University
Lyndsee Monac (RDA / New Brighton) – University of Southern Indiana
Hannah Nguyen (RDA / Penn-Trafford) – Duquesne University
Emily Orr (Century / Moon) – Allegheny College
Allison Paxton (Century / Canon-McMillan) – Bethany College
Carly Pcholinsky (RDA / South Park) – Akron University
Sara Pearlman (Allegheny Force FC /  Plum) – California University
Savannah Popp (Century / Bethel Park) – West Liberty University
Sophia Rizzo (Century / Oakland Catholic) – Duquesne University
Sydney Routch (Beadling / Holidaysburg) – Duquesne University

Michelina Rush (Arsenal / Norwin) – Baldwin Wallace
Molly Saylor (Century / South Park) – New Jersey Institute of Technology
Julia Scamardi (Allegheny Force FC / Norwin) – Seton Hill University
Lauren Schultz (RDA / Wheeling Park) – University of Memphis
Mackenzie Sheldon (Northern Steel / Moon) – Clarion University.
Delaney Snyder (RDA / Moon Area) – University of Louisville
Alina Stahl (Beadling / Baldwin) – West Virginia
Lauren Stovar (Allegheny Force FC / Penn-Trafford) – United States Military Academy (West Point)
Brady Tramuta (Allegheny Force FC / Penn-Trafford) – Seton Hill University
Alyssa Victor (RDA / Norwin) – Duquesne University
Leesha Wagner (Allegheny Force FC / Burrell) – Waynesburg University
Sydney Ward (RDA / Greensburg Central Catholic) – University of Akron
Samantha Wexell (RDA / Norwin) – Ohio University
Madison Whipple (Century / Canon McMillan)- Penn State Behrend
Maggie Williams (RDA / Mars Area) – Grove City College
Jessica Wilhelm (Century / Mt. Lebanon) – Elon



Sean Atwater (Steel Town Magic / North Allegheny) – Case Western
Jimmy Boyle (Arsenal / Chartiers Valley) – Westminster College
Logan Brinsky (Century / Peters Twp) – PSU Behrend
Ameer Caprini (Steel Town Magic / Ambridge) – Slippery Rock
Dylan Carter (formerly Beadling / RDA /Moon) – Westminster College
David Connelly (Century / Bethel Park) – Seton Hill
Devin Diluca (Chartiers Valley)  – Penn State University Beaver
Josh DiMatteo (Beadling and previously North United / Chartiers Valley) – West Virginia
Christian Egan  (Century /Ringgold) – Mt. Union
Corey Ferguson (Northern Steel / Mars) – Shippensburg University
Dom Galietta – (Century / Bethel Park) – Colgate University
Christian Giannetti (Steel Town Magic / North Allegheny) – Grove City
Grant Glorioso (Steel Town Magic / North Allegheny) – Gardner Webb
Nate Graziani (Beadling / West Allegheny) – Robert Morris University
Luke Greenway – (Century) – Grove City
Mike Gemmell – (Century / Central Catholic) – Washington University, St. Louis
Zach Guidry – (Century / Franklin Regional) – PSU Behrend
Anthony Harding (RDA / Norwin) – Penn State University
Jakob Dunn (RDA / Fox Chapel) – Case Western Reserve
Anthony Harding (Norwin) – Penn State University
Nolan Hutter (Steel Town Magic / Montour) Dayton
Dane Jacomen (RDA / Taylor Allderdice) – University of Pennsylvania
Jake Jashinski (Arsenal / Shaler) – St Bonaventure
Colin Joyner (Arsenal / Kiski Area) – Geneva College
Luke Kelly (Century / Peters Twp) – Duquesne University 
Josh Konkus (Arsenal / Penn-Trafford) – Geneva College
Sean Korpics (Century / Upper St. Clair) – Duquesne University 
Jake Kosuda (West Mifflin) – Penn State University Beaver
Josh Luchini (Steel Town Magic / North Allegheny) – Lehigh University
Zach Marzula (Steel Town Magic / North Allegheny) – Westminster
Jonah Moore  (Century / Canon McMillan) – University of Chicago
Austin Oleksak  (Pittsburgh FC– St. Vincent College
Jake Plumb (Steel Town Magic / Moon) – Robert Morris
Conner Rapp (RDA / Laurel Highlands) – York College of Pennsylvania
Danny Schearer  (Century / Central Catholic) -Slippery Rock
Nate Taylor (Pittsburgh FC  & KO United)/ Keystone Oaks) – Westminster College
Ian Thomas (Steel Town Magic / Obama) – Carnegie Mellon
Jake Trapanotto (Allegheny Force FC / Franklin Regional) – Seton Hill
Mario Ulizzi (Arsenal / Montour) – California University of PA
Tyler VanKirk (West Mifflin) – Penn State University Beaver
Alex Vilcheck  (Century / Yough) – Slippery Rock
Nick Williams (Steel Town Magic / North Allegheny) – Manhattanville
Among some players still undecided: Bryce Gabelhart (Steel Town Magic / Peters Twp), Darryl Daniels (Seton La Salle), Landon Grant (Steel Town Magic / Quaker Valley).
In other commitment news, Nathan Dragisich, a junior at West Allegheny High School and a member of the RDA 2001 boys team, has also announced he’s made a verbal commitment to Duquesne.

John Krysinsky has covered soccer and other sports for many years for various publications and media outlets. He is also author of 'Miracle on the Mon' -- a book about the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, which chronicles the club, particularly the early years of Highmark Stadium with the narrative leading up to and centered around a remarkable match that helped provide a spark for the franchise. John has covered sports for Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, DK Pittsburgh Sports, Pittsburgh Sports Report, has served as color commentator on Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC broadcasts, and worked with OPTA Stats and broadcast teams for US Open Cup and International Champions Cup matches held in the US. Krysinsky also served as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at his alma mater, Point Park University, where he led the Pioneers to the first-ever winning seasons and playoff berths (1996-98); head coach of North Catholic boys (2007-08), associate head coach of Shady Side Academy boys (2009-2014).

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