HOLLAND – Villa Joseph Marie High School has announced that it will host an athletic commitment ceremony for more than a dozen athletes on Tuesday, April 25.
Five of the girls play for the PIAA Class AAA runner-up soccer team including leading scorer Murphy Agnew. A forward, Agnew tallied 91 goals in four seasons for the Jems including 28 last fall. During her time on Holland Road, Agnew helped Villa to a PIAA Class AA title in 2014 and back to the finals her last two seasons.
The other soccer players taking their game to the next level include Casey Kilchrist (LaSalle), Shannon Coleman (Mount Saint Mary’s), Eva Ruppersberger (Arcadia) and Danielle Samson (Philadelphia University).
There is also a pair of lacrosse players moving on for Villa including Samantha DelViscio (Penn State) and Madeline Major (Lehigh) along with swimmers Alexis Morace (Lebanon Valley), Christie Nemceff (Monmouth) and Meghan Reguera (Cabrini). DelViscio recently surpassed 200 career goals for the Jems, scoring six times in a lopsided win over Catholic Academies rival Saint Basil’s.
Additionally, Marisa Morano is taking her basketball game to Ursinus, golfer Briana Hocker is headed to Alvernia, Nicole Trzaska will play field hockey at The Ohio State University and Katherine Schramm will run track at Loyola.
The entire list of VJM student-athletes committing to college is located below:
Murphy Agnew Soccer Harvard University
Shannon Coleman Soccer Mount Saint Mary’s University
Samantha (Sam) DelViscio Lacrosse The Pennsylvania State University
Briana Hocker Golf Alvernia University
Casey Kilchrist Soccer LaSalle University
Madeline (Maddie) Major Lacrosse Lehigh University
Marisa Morano Basketball Ursinus College
Alexis Morace Swimming Lebanon Valley College
Christie Nemceff Swimming Monmouth University
Meghan Reguera Swimming Cabrini University
Eva Ruppersberger Soccer Arcadia University
Danielle Samson Soccer Philadelphia University
Katherine (Katie) Schramm Track and Field Loyola University of MD
Nicole (Nikki) Trzaska Field Hockey The Ohio State University
TOP PHOTO: Villa Joseph Marie High School senior Murphy Agnew (14), left, is headed to Harvard. (John Gleeson – 21st-Century Media file photo)