SPARTA, NJ – With friends, family, coaches and administrators looking on Spartan football player Austin Castorina signed his letter of intent to continue his career at Monmouth University on Tuesday.

Castorina plans to study sports management at Monmouth. 

“I’m blessed for everyone who has supported me,” Castorina said.

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In the media center to share the celebration Castorina had his mother Adrianne and father Eric, brother Nicholas, grandparents Agnes and Bill O’Brien, Tom and Constance Bollman.  Castorina’s trainer John Walkins was there as well.

Coach Frank Marchiano, Athletic Director Steve Stoner, Principal Ronnie Spring, Superintendent Michael Rossi joined the ceremony.

Castorina was also joined by friends and teammates with whom he has played football since elementary school, Adrianne Castorina said.  His Beauty and the Beast cast mates could not be kept away.