MORRISTOWN, NJ – With just a few months left in the school year, many students have their sights set on the next stage of their lives. On Wednesday morning, 10 senior varsity athletes from Morristown High School made that next step of their lives a reality as they were joined by their families and coaches as they committed to their respective universities to play collegiate sports.
“It’s an exciting day for us as a school and an exciting day for their parents,” said Morristown High School Athletic Director Smitty Horton. “This is something we enjoy bringing to our school – having this celebration for the student athletes and their achievements while providing a platform to tell their peers where they will be going to college is just so exciting for them.”
Here is a full list of the senior athletes who committed to play college sports next year for their respective schools:
- Brice Talbert, Montclair State (Boys Lacrosse)
- Kevin Reuther, Frostburg State (Boys Lacrosse)
- Savannah Familo, Franklin & Marshall (Field Hockey)
- Samantha Hessels, Stevens Institute of Technology (Field Hockey)
- Matt McNally, Moravian College (Football)
- Kate Kolb, Lynchburg College (Girls Basketball)
- Kara O’Brien, Caldwell College (Girls Lacrosse)
- Sarah Wilson, Fairleigh Dickinson University (Soccer)
- Justin Viotto, Providence College (Swimming)
- Sophie Thomsen, Connecticut College (Swimming)
“We encourage our student athletes to come back and we’d like to offer them our continuing support,” explained Horton, who was participating in his sixth National Signing Day. “The doors are always open to them and I’d like to wish them all continued success at the next level.”
Judging by the support and enthusiasm shown by their families and peers, the student athletes should be well-equipped to take on the next challenge in their young adult lives.
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