Former Bulldogs Excel in Collegiate Ranks

Former Bulldogs Excel in Collegiate Ranks

BERWICK An All-American and two All-Conference selections headline a group of Berwick Area High School graduates now competing athletically at the collegiate level.

 

Kirah Koshinski Kirah Kochinski, BAHS Class of 2015, and currently a sophomore at West Virginia University, was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year and a 2nd team All-American Gymnast for her performance during the 2015-16 season. Ms. Kochinski is the 6th All-American in WVU history and is widely regarded as one of the top female gymnasts in the United States. The Mountaineers compete in the Big 12 Conference and in NCAA Division I.

 

 

Elizabeth Dyer
Elizabeth Dyer
, BAHS Class of 2015, and currently a sophomore Chemistry Major at St. Francis of PA, was recently named 1st Team All Atlantic-10 Conference Goalkeeper in Field Hockey for the Altoona-based school.  The Red Flash compete in the Atlantic-10 and in NCAA Division I.

 

 
 

 

 
 
 
 

Dylan Gearinger Dylan Gearinger, BAHS Class of 2015, and currently a sophomore at Haverford College near Philadelphia, was named to the 2nd Team All Centennial Conference Cross Country team.  Gearinger is listed as a double major in Psychology and Biology at Haverford and plans to attend medical school after graduation. Haverford College competes in NCAA Division III.

 

 

 
 

Jordan DiValerio St Joseph Baseball New Commers
Jordan DiValerio, BAHS Class of 2016, is listed as a 6-1, 215 lb. freshman right handed pitcher for St. Joseph’s University in Fairmont Park, near Philadelphia. The Hawks compete in the Atlantic-10 Conference and in NCAA Division I.

 

 
 
 
 


Taylor Montana Taylor Montana, BAHS Class of 2016, is listed as a 5-11 freshman forward for the Bloomsburg University Lady Husky Basketball Team. Ms. Montana is currently averaging 6 points and 6 rebounds a game for the Lady Huskies, who compete in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference and in NCAA Division II and are a perennial power in the PSAC. Ms. Montana is majoring in Early Childhood Education.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Jorden Stout  

Jorden Stout, BAHS Class of 2014, is listed as a 6-0, 290 lb. junior defensive lineman at Moravian. Stout played in every game in the 2016 season for the Greyhounds, who compete in NCAA Division III.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Tyler Evans Tyler Evans, BAHS Class of 2016, is listed as a 6-4, 180 lb. freshman guard at Hood College in Maryland.  Evans is majoring in Computational Science. Hood College competes in NCAA Division III.

 
 
 
 
 

 


Andrew Force Andrew Force, BAHS Class of 2015, is listed as a 6-3, 220 lb. tight end at Fordham University, which is located in the Bronx, New York City.  Fordham has been one of the best College Football Subdivision Schools in the United States over the last decade.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

C.J. Curry C.J. Curry, BAHS Class of 2014, is listed as a 6-2, 210 lb. linebacker at King’s College in Wilkes Barre. Curry has played in every game for King’s, which competes in NCAA Division III.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Kayla Davis Kayla Davis, BAHS Class of 2016, is listed as freshman on the Bloomsburg University Lady Huskies Tennis Team. Ms. Davis is majoring in Exercise Science at Bloomsburg, which is in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference and competes in NCAA Division II.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Jeff Steeber Jeff Steeber, BAHS Class of 2013, is listed as a 6-2, 205 lb. sophomore wide receiver at Wilkes University. Steeber is majoring in Environmental Science/Geology at Wilkes, which competes in NCAA Division III.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Alexis Steeber Alexis Steeber, BAHS Class of 2015, is listed as a 5-9 sophomore on the King’s College Women’s Basketball Team. Ms. Steeber is averaging 8.3 points and 5.7 rebounds per game for the Monarch’s.  Ms. Steeber also competes in multiple events in Track and Field for King’s, which competes in NCAA Division III. She is majoring in Exercise Science.

 

 
 
 
 
 
  
 

 

Sydney Reigel

Sydney Reigel, BAHS Class of 2016, is listed as a freshman on the King’s College Women’s Volleyball Team. Ms. Reigel has played in every game for King’s, which competes in NCAA Division III.  She is majoring in Exercise Science.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Jessica Prebola, BAHS Class of 2016, is listed as a freshman on the King’s 
Jessica Prebola
College Women’s Volleyball Team.  She is majoring in Pre K-4 Education.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

llison Rinehimer
Allison Rinehimer, BAHS Class of 2014, is listed as a junior goalkeeper for the Washington and Jefferson women’s soccer team. Ms. Rinehimer posted a record of 11-5-2 as the President’s primary keeper.  Washington and Jefferson finished with a record of 13-5-2, and advanced to the semifinals of the President’s Athletic Conference Tournament. W&J competes in NCAA Division III.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Brianna Floryshak
Brianna Floryshak, BAHS Class of 2015, is listed as a sophomore midfielder for the women’s soccer team at Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania, which is located south of Pittsburgh. Ms. Floryshak has scored 2 goals and assisted on 5 others for W&J. The Presidents finished their season 13-5-2 and advanced to the President’s Athletic Conference semifinals.  Washington and Jefferson competes in NCAA Division III.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Kevin Woodeshick

COLLEGE PARK, MD. – Kevin Woodeshick, a 2015 Berwick graduate, is listed as a 6-2, 225 lb. sophomore tight end at the University of Maryland. The Terrapins recently switched from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big 10.

Maryland competes at the NCAA Division I level.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

  
 Zach Ladonis STATE COLLEGE – Zach Ladonis is listed as a 6-2, 236 lb. long snapper for the Penn State University Nittany Lions football team. The Nittany Lions won the Big 10 title this season and advanced to the Rose Bowl to play USC, where they lost 52-49.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Laubach

BLOOMSBURG – Berwick Area High School Graduate Kevin Laubach is listed as a 157-lb. senior for the Bloomsburg University Husky wrestling team.  Laubach recently took third place at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) championships. He previously wrestled at Seton Hill in Greensburg, Pennsylvania before transferring to Bloomsburg and is majoring in Business Economics.

The Huskies compete in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference and in NCAA Division I. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

CARLISLE, PA – Berwick Area High School Class of 2013 graduate Gavin Harter is listed as a 6-2, 270 lb. Gavin Harter senior starting Offensive Lineman for the Dickinson College Red Devils. He is also a shot put standout for the Dickinson indoor and outdoor track and field teams.

Harter placed second in the Centennial Conference in the indoor and outdoor shot in 2015. He is a Chemistry Major at Dickinson and is the subject of a feature article on the school’s web site, for his ability to balance a challenging academic program with the demands of intercollegiate athletics.

Dickinson College competes in the Centennial Conference and in NCAA Division III.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
  

 
Mason Kimbel The list above will be joined by Mason Kimbell, a senior at BAHS, who has signed a National Letter of Intent to run Cross Country at St. Bonaventure University in Olean, N.Y. Kimbell just completed another outstanding season running for the Bulldogs. St. Bonaventure competes in the Atlantic-10 Conference and in NCAA Division I.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
Thank you to the Sports Information Departments of the following schools: Bloomsburg University, Moravian College, Wilkes University, West Virginia University, St. Francis (PA) University, King’s College, Haverford College, Fordham University, Hood College,Washington and Jefferson, Pennsylvania State University, University of Maryland, St. Joseph University and Dickinson College.

 

Please contact School Board Secretary Janet Kovach at (570) 759-6400 Ext. 3509 if you are aware of any additional Berwick graduates who are competing at the intercollegiate level.