WARREN, NJ – 19  student athletes in the Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Class of 2020 who play interscholastic sports for the Warriors announced their intentions to attend next year and play intercollegiate sports at Division III colleges, on May College Signing Day, Friday, May 1, at the school. 

Two additional students who signed on May 1 plan to play at New Jersey community colleges. A third student plans to play at a California community college.

The WHRHS Athletic Department held a “virtual celebration” for the student athletes on “Twitter,” (@WHRHS_Athletics) according to Athletic Director Dan Root.

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Root congratulated the students. “We are very proud of our student athletes who have decided to continue their academic and athletic careers at these amazing institutions of higher learning,” he said. “We wish you all the best.”

The students signing in May are:

Tanner Ash of Warren Township, who plans to play Football at Kean University, Union;

Jayden Baltuch of Warren, Basketball, at Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.;

Jordan Belle of Green Brook Township, Football, Kean University;

Clement Carfaro of the Millington section of Long Hill Township,​Football, Rowan University, Glassboro;

Adam Claxton of Warren, Lacrosse, Kean University;

Thomas Dardis of Warren, Track and Field, Ramapo College, Mahwah;

Joseph DeNave of Warren, Lacrosse, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa.;

Scarlett​Glasser-Nehls of Watchung, Basketball, Arcadia University, Glenside, Pa.;

Elizabeth Killeen of Millington, Volleyball, Montclair State University, Montclair;​

Maurice Kirchofer III of Green Brook, Volleyball,​Ramapo College;

Anthony Leone​ of Warren, Lacrosse, Kean University;

Michael Morin of the Gillette section of Long Hill Township, Football, Salve Regina University, Newport, R.I.;

Claudia ​O'Reilly of Warren, Swimming University of Scranton, Scranton, Pa.;

Tanner Rokosny​ of Green Brook, Lacrosse, Kean University;

Julia Schinik of Watchung, Softball, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pa.;

Terryn Stephens of Green Brook, Football, College of the Desert, Palm Desert, Calif.;

Jack Taub of Warren, Lacrosse, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa.;

Maya Zhang of the Stirling section of Long Hill Township, Fencing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md; 

Vivian Zhang of Green Brook, Swimming, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.;

Caitlin Bonnesen of Stirling, Basketball, St. Mary's College, South Bend, Ind.;

Ryan Krug of Stirling, Baseball, County College of Morris, Randolph Township;

Christopher Miller of Warren, Baseball, Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.

The County College of Morris (CCM) Titans and the Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Lions play in the Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC). The College of the Desert (COD) Roadrunners play in the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA). 

Three Annual Signing Days

There are three College Signing Days throughout the high school academic year: In November, February and May. In November, 

Earlier in the year, the following students declared their intention to play sports at the following colleges:

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, three student athletes in the WHRHSClass of 2020 announced their intentions to attend next year and play intercollegiate sports at Division I colleges.

The students signing to matriculate and play at Division I colleges are:

Teresa Rotolo, who plans to attend and compete in Track and Field at Villanova University, Villanova, Pa.;

Chloe Mok, Fencing, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Conn.; and

Victor Odoliniec, Fencing, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, an additional seven WHRHS studentsannounced their intentions to attend and play at Division I or Division II colleges.

They are, at Division I colleges: Chloe Ferreira, Soccer, Monmouth University, West Long Branch;

Laura Baeyens, Cross Country and Track & Field, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.;

Bradley Jelmert, Track & Field, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Ark.;

Mahogany Jenkins, Track & Field, University of Indiana, Bloomington, Ind.; and

Christopher Salkowski, Track & Field, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, S.C.;

At Division II Colleges: Kaitlyn Gully, Field Hockey, Bentley University, Waltham, Mass.; and

Sophia Cicchetti, Softball, Adelphi University, Garden City, N.Y.