High School Student-Athletes Make a Commitment to Compete at the College Level
Nine Bronxville High School students were acknowledged this week on National Signing Day where they signed their 2023-2024 National Letter of Intent, signifying a commitment to compete as a college Division I student-athlete. Less than two percent of high school athletes go on to play at the D1 Level, making this accomplishment even more notable.
Each of these students have demonstrated an exceptional dedication to sport, community, and leadership. These defining qualities have guided them to this momentous occasion. The Bronxville School District congratulates and celebrates these exceptional students and athletes.
Catherine Berkery signed her National Letter of Intent to attend University of Pennsylvania, where she will compete on the Lacrosse Team. Catherine has earned numerous All-League and All-Section Awards, she was named U.S. Lacrosse player of the week and the 2022 Westchester County player of the year. Catherine was recently captain of the Soccer team and is one of the captains of the lacrosse Team this spring.
Olivia Shinshato signed her National Letter of Intent to attend Georgetown University and compete on the women’s lacrosse team. Olivia was the Starting Goalie for the state championship lacrosse team and has earned many honors including, All League, and All Section.
Timothy Lockwood signed his National Letter of Intent to attend Boston University and compete on the men’s crew team. Tim is the Captain for The Pelham Community Rowing Association. His boat finished 11th at the prestigious Head of the Charles, and 19th in the country in 2021.
Joseph Cutaia signed his National Letter of Intent to attend Princeton University and compete on the men’s crew team. Joseph will be a Coxswain for the Tigers. He competes with the Pelham Community Rowing Association where he is a Captain. His boat earned 3 rd place at summer nationals and 11th at the Head of the Charles beating 79 other boats.
Hope Hershberg signed her National Letter of Intent to attend Colgate University, where she will run track. Hope has competed on the Varsity team in Cross Country, Indoor Track and Outdoor Track. She has earned All-League, All County, All Section, and All State Honors while running for the Broncos. Hope is one of the captains of the XC and Track Teams.
Anna Becker signed her National Letter of Intent to attend Columbia University, where she will be playing lacrosse for the Lions. Anna has won multiple awards including All League, All Section, the Lower Hudson First team all star, and to the NYS Sportsmanship Award during the 2022 Lacrosse State Championships.
Elizabeth Langhoff signed her National Letter of Intent to Row Crew for Boston College. She has competed with the Pelham Community Rowing Association for two years and one year with Greenwich Crew. Lizzy had honor of rowing in the Youth National Championships (twice) as well as at the Club National Championships. She competed in the New York State Championships multiple times along with various regional regattas and the Head of the Charles.
Chris Patterson signed his National Letter of Intent to attend Hobart College and compete on the lacrosse team. While playing for the Broncos, Chris earned All-League, All Section, and All State honors. He earned the role of Captain, and has been named Co-Offensive MVP for the 2022 season.
Ellie Clifford signed her National Letter of intent to play Squash for Dartmouth College. During the 9 years Ellie has played competitive SQUASH she is a US Squash Scholar Athlete, US Squash All American, ranked the Number 1 Female player in the Fairwest squash League (2021), US ranking number 7 in the country, (girls under 17) and All League awards in 2020 and 2021. She is a team Captain this year.