Brother Rice Celebrates 15 Student Athletes on National Signing Day

Posted: February 5, 2016

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Brother Rice High School honored its student athletes who plan to take their athletic careers to the next level.  15 seniors in six sports took the opportunity to sign or go definite with their plans to attend and compete for colleges and universities in nine different states after graduating from Brother Rice High School. The group of seniors signing today include three from the Brother Rice Varsity Football team, five from the Varsity Lacrosse team, three Varsity Baseball players, two Soccer players, one Varsity Hockey player and one Squash player.

“We are very proud and excited for this group of seniors. They exemplify the long history of academic and athletic success we have here at Brother Rice.  These young men have made an impact in the Brother Rice community and we look forward to following the contributions they will make at their respective institutions” said Athletic Director Jeff Calcaterra.

Associate Athletic Director and Head Varsity Football Coach Dave Sofran introduces the group of seniors signing Letters of Intent:

  • Tommy Liesveld (Football)        Saginaw Valley State University, MI
  • Michael Birkenhauer (Football) Northwood University, MI
  • Jeff Timko (Football)        Central Michigan University, MI
  • James Scane (Lacrosse)        Robert Morris University, PA
  • Morgan Macko (Lacrosse)        Bellarmine University, KY
  • Cole Hyde (Lacrosse)        Mercyhurst University, PA
  • Brian Cosgrove (Lacrosse)        Fairfield University, CT
  • Luke Cappetto (Lacrosse)        University of Maryland Baltimore (UMBC), MD
  • Mitchell Tyranski (Baseball)        Michigan State University, MI
  • Preston Pilat (Baseball)        Northern Kentucky University, KY
  • Karl Kauffmann (Baseball)        University of Michigan, MI
  • Cameron Panley (Soccer)           University of Cincinnati, O
  • Nate Tremonti (Soccer)           Seton Hall University, NJ
  • Jaret Koger (Hockey)
  • Charlie Beauregard (Squash)          Colby College, ME

Brother Rice High School Principal Michael Segvich, CFC was impressed by both the academic and athletic accomplishments of these impressive young men. “These student athletes have worked hard both on and off the field while here at Brother Rice. They have learned how to compete in the classroom and in their sport. I see great things for them in the future.”