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The next step: LD sends 23 athletes to college level

Posted 6/25/13

Lower Dauphin will send a large group of student-athletes to the college level next year.

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The next step: LD sends 23 athletes to college level


LDathletes6 26 13 webSubmitted photo These Lower Dauphin graduates have signed with colleges to continue their education and sports career.Twenty-three athletes have commited to colleges in the fall and will continue their sports careers at the collegiate level.

“I would like to wish each of these senior athletes the best of luck and continued success on the next level,” said David Bitting, Lower Dauphin athletic director. “The challenges that lie ahead are many and I am confident the training and coaching you have received at Lower Dauphin have prepared you to face these head-on.”

The students, their colleges and sports are:
• Marshal Kiessling, Mansfield University, baseball
• Luke Lingle, Hagerstown Community College, baseball
• Jimmy Marks, Saint Francis University, football
• Jack Miller, Lackawanna University, football
• Kenton Heinbaugh, Lycoming College, football
• Adam Brock, Lebanon Valley College, swimming
• Steph Maurer, George Mason University, swimming
• Janelle Welkie, Stevenson University, lacrosse
• Hunter Bracale, Duke University, field hockey
• Lindsay Cassel, Bloomsburg University, field hockey
• Kelsey Detweiler, Elizabethtown College, track and field
• Tim Torres, Rochester Institute of Technology, track and field
• Analyse Gaspich, Kutztown University, field hockey
• Analisa Scott, Catholic University, field hockey
• Sam Hockley, Wilkes University, soccer
• Naomi Giovino, Niagara University, soccer
• Kylen Smith, Misercordia University, soccer
• Rhi Miller, Lock Haven University, soccer
• Leah Palm, Penn State Harrisburg, softball
• Stephanie Knaub, Penn State Harrisburg, softball
• Jeff Light, Elizabethtown College, soccer
• Jordan Custer, Alfred State University, boys’ lacrosse
• Annie Goerl, Shippensburg University, volleyball.

“Always remember the ‘Falcon Way’ in regards to hard work, commitment, team and sportsmanship,’’ said Bitting. “The lesson you have learned as a Falcon will continue to be a catalyst for success in the future. Please continue to study hard, train hard and play hard. You have helped make Lower Dauphin a better place, and please carry the Lower Dauphin name with pride into the future.”


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