BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Zoned Sports Academy, in Bridgewater, held its annual signing day event Thursday with athletes from Bridgewater and surrounding towns committing to playing baseball and softball in college.
Guest speaker at the event was Lonnie Allgood, CEO and founder of Dreams for Kids, who spoke about perseverance and humility. Dreams for Kids trains and mentors youth as social entrepreneurs, and helps them provide solutions to critical social issues.
Bridgewater Mayor Dan Hayes told the families assembled that the best athletes he has seen recognize their teammates above themselves, and then recognize the hard work of opposing teams.
Those that signed were:
- Jeff Praml, of Bridgewater – Southern New Hampshire University
- Samantha Ward, of Bridgewater – Rider University
- Winston Allen, of Delbarton – University of Delaware
- Victoria Alonso, of North Rockland – Manhattan College
- Dan Baroff, of Governor Livingston – Franklin & Marshall College
- Jack Carroll, of Randolph – Susquehanna University
- Bella Chiorazzi, of North Rockland – Manhattan College
- Victor Cruz, of Westfield – Rowan University
- Jared Daszkiewicz, of East Brunswick – Middlesex County College
- Vin Doren, of Governor Livingston – Franklin & Marshall College
- Kelly Duffy, of Sayreville – Pace University
- Kira Ferraiolo, of Montgomery – Sacred Heart University
- Reese Guevarra, of Washington Township – University of Connecticut
- Rachel Hubertus, of Millburn – Fordham University
- Alexa Penna, of Hillsborough – Montclair State University
- Matt Ryan, of Montgomery – University of Delaware
- Sean Savage, of Governor Livingston – Clark University
- Alissa Saverino, of Hillsborough – Salisbury University
- Jillian Skalski, of Cranford – Mount Ida College
- Kevin Sylvestri, of Watchung Hills – George Washington University
- Eric Vaz, of Seton Hall Prep – Johns Hopkins University
- Brandon Warick, of St. Joseph - Metuchen – Adelphi University
- Kobi Wolf, of Westfield – Gettysburg College
- Nick Cocchia, of Governor Livingston – Montclair State University.
- Molly O'Connor, of Metuchen High School – Catholic University America