Trojans sign to play at the next level

May 31st, 2012    Author: Chris Chaney    Filed Under: Sports

Glen Este High School announced that the class of 2012 will have 16 student-athletes moving on to colleges around the country to continue their academic and athletic careers.

The Trojan graduates will be going to 12 different colleges and participate in eight different sports.

With so many student-athletes moving on, Dan Simmons, athletic director at Glen Este, had the signings over a two-day period earlier this month.

There are four student-athletes that will play football in college, three playing soccer, three playing baseball, two playing volleyball and one each playing softball, basketball, cheerleading and track/cross country.

The football players are Alec Scardina, Jake Andres, Mitchell Crooks and Calvin Holloway.

Scardina will be attending Thomas More College. At Glen Este, he rushed for 2,196 yards and scored 21 touchdowns. He was named to the First Team All-FAVC. He also played four years of basketball.

Andres will be attending Defiance College. Andres was a receiver and also played baseball for the Trojans.

Crooks will be attending the University of Findlay. Crooks earned two varsity letters playing cornerback for the Trojans. He was an Honorable Mention All-FAVC during his senior year. Crooks also played four years of basketball.

Holloway will be attending Ohio University as a walk on. Holloway earned two varsity letters in the defensive backfield. He was named to the Second Team All-FAVC. He also played four years of basketball.

The three student-athletes continuing their soccer careers are Cody Meyer, Cody Frye and Tyler Curtice.

Meyer will be attending Spaulding University. He earned three varsity letters as a defensive specialist at Glen Este.

Frye will be attending Tiffin University. At Glen Este, he earned two varsity letters and was selected to the Second Team All-FAVC. Frye scored 13 goals in the last two seasons.

Curtice will be attending Albion College in Albion, Mich. Curtice scored 11 goals in eight games as a senior and added seven assists.

The three student-athletes playing baseball are Nate Boston, Adam Heming and Ryan Fuller.

Boston will be attending Muskinghum University. Boston earned three varsity letters playing baseball at Glen Este. He also played two years of soccer.

Heming will be attending Georgetown College. He has played on the varsity team for three years.

Fuller will be attending the University of Northwestern Ohio. Fuller has earned three varsity letters playing baseball for the Trojans.

The two volleyball players are Stacy Howell and Kristina Fultz.

Howell will be attending Thomas More College. Howell has earned two varsity letters playing volleyball and was named to the First Team All-FAVC as as senior.

Fultz will be attending Wittenberg University. Fultz has earned four varsity letters as a member of the volleyball team and she was named to the First Team All-FAVC as a senior.

Steven Stoffel will be attending California University of Pennsylvania to continue his track and cross-country career. Steven has earned a total of eight varsity letters in track and cross-country during his four years at Glen Este. Steven has been named to the First Team All FAVC three times.

Kayla Kitchen will be attending Ohio University to continue cheerleading. Kitchen cheered all four years at Glen Este and has already tried out and made the squad at OU.

Kelsey Vita will be playing softball at Thomas More College.

The final commit was Alex Fultz. Alex will be attending Wittenberg University to play basketball. Fultz has earned three varsity letters and was named to the First Team All-FAVC his junior and senior seasons. Fultz led the city in free throw percentage at 85.1 percent.

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