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15 Lower Dauphin High School student-athletes make their college choices official

Posted 11/19/19

Fifteen Lower Dauphin High School student-athletes announced their college decisions at an NCAA early commitment day ceremony in the school gymnasium with coaches, family and friends in attendance …

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Fifteen Lower Dauphin High School student-athletes announced their college decisions at an NCAA early commitment day ceremony in the school gymnasium with coaches, family and friends in attendance Nov. 13.

Field hockey

Brandelynn Heinbaugh: The daughter of Kelly and Brandon Heinbaugh, she is a co-captain for the Falcons and a member of the National Field Hockey Coaches Association all-academic team and a first-team Mid-Penn Conference all-star. She will continue her education and playing career at James Madison University, where she will major in health sciences.

Kaleigh Kindall: The daughter of Melissa and Jay Kindall, she is a four-year member of the field hockey team and plays forward. She will attend Lock Haven University and major in education.

Emma O’Neill: The daughter of Irene and Roy O’Neill, she is a team co-captain and two-time all-state all-star. She is also a member of the NFHCA all-academic team. She will continue her education and playing career at Michigan State University, where she will major in education and special education.

Sienna Pegram: The daughter of Celeste and Kemal Pegram, she is a team co-captain and second-team all-state all-star. She is also a first team Mid-Penn Conference all-star and was honorable mention the past two seasons. She will attend Syracuse University and major in animal biology.

Sofia Pendolino: The daughter of Jodi and Nick Pendolino, she is a member of the USA U-17 tour team and is a second-team All-American. She is a co-captain for the Falcons and is an all-state all-star and a Mid-Penn Conference all-star. Sofia will continue her academic and playing career at the University of Louisville, where she will major in sports administration.

Erin Shifflet: The daughter of Bonnie and Larry Shifflet, she is a three-year varsity letter winner and forward. She will attend Kutztown University and major in business marketing and photography.

Alexandra Sierer: The daughter of Annie and Dave Sierer, she is a NFHCA all-academic squad member and is a varsity letter winner in both field hockey and lacrosse. She will attend Kutztown University and major in biology.

Katelyn Sparks: The daughter of Amy and Brad Sparks, she is a four-year member of the team at forward. She will attend Slippery Rock University and major in biology on a pre-med track.

Abbe Tarczynski: The daughter of Krista and Matt Tarczynski, she is a three-year letter winner at defender. She will attend St. Francis University and major in nursing.

Lacrosse

Kira Wertz: The daughter of Brent and Kristin Wertz, she is a four-year member of the girls lacrosse team as a defender. She will attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania and major in marketing and business.

Soccer

Kylie Boyer: The daughter of Jennifer and Derek Boyer, she is a four-year member of the girls soccer team and plays club soccer with Penn United in the community. She will attend Mansfield University and major in health care science.

Morgan Chiara: The daughter of Karla Lanman and Joseph Chiara, she is a co-captain on the girls soccer team and is a Mid-Penn Conference Keystone Division first-team all-star. She will attend Lock Haven University  and major in special education.

Anna Duncan: The daughter of Tracy and Gary Duncan, she is a four-member of the girls soccer and track team. She will attend Mansfield University, where she will major in political science.

Volleyball

Tori Schrader: The daughter of Dawn and Troy Schrader, she is a varsity co-captain on the girls volleyball team and was the first female to achieve 1,000 kills at Lower Dauphin. She is also a first-team all-star. She will attend Rider University in New Jersey and major in criminal psychology.

Wrestling

Clayton Ulrey: The son of Tina and Evan Ulrey, he is a three-time sectional and District III champion and a three-time state qualifier who placed fifth and second. He is a member of the Falcons’ 100 win club and also is an accomplished wrestler nationally and internationally. He will continue his education and athletic career at Virginia Tech.