BUFFALO, NY (MB) — Eight Canisius Crusaders celebrating signing to play sports activities in school on Tuesday morning. Of the eight pupil athletes, three signed to row in school, one signed to play school lacrosse, and 4 signed to play soccer.
Tyler Baker, Canisius quarterback, signed to play soccer on the Naval Academy
“It is all the time been a dream of mine to play large time school soccer like that. My dream faculty my complete life was Notre Dame, so I am going to get an opportunity to play Notre Dame yearly,” Tyler Baker mentioned. “My first ever school recreation shall be in Dublin, Eire towards Notre Dame, so what will get higher than that? Clearly it is going to be fairly robust with faculty, however I am up for the problem. The life advantages after school is admittedly what made that call for me.”
Rod Baker, Canisius working again, signed to play soccer at Mercyhurst
“Positively seeing CJ Ozolins and Dave Medley, former Canisius alumni, commit there, they advised me all about campus and I came over and I cherished it. I cherished the character of it, the neighborhood, it is near dwelling. If I wished to come back dwelling, drive out to see mother it is solely two hours away,” Rod Baker mentioned. “I cherished the neighborhood, wished to be part of the soccer crew, and made it occur.”
Josh Fillion, Canisius vast receiver, signed to play soccer at New Hampshire College
“It is near dwelling, I constructed a extremely good reference to the coaches, love the coaches there. The soccer program is great, their faculty is admittedly good too,” Josh Fillion mentioned. “The reference to the coaches, the campus is very nice, the whole lot is gorgeous.”
Gavin Susfolk, Canisius offensive lineman, signed to play soccer at Sacred Coronary heart
“After I visited there they actually accentuated the truth that they seem to be a run-heavy offense and that I shall be utilized. They run the NEC principally, their convention. They’ve received the championship quite a few instances up to now 7 years,” Gavin Susfolk mentioned about Sacred Coronary heart.
Peter Spira, Canisius rower, signed to row on the Naval Academy
“I had gone and visited many colleges, and at Navy it simply felt proper. Clearly it is a troublesome path however I actually really feel like it is going to be probably the most rewarding,” Peter Spira mentioned. “Simply the crew tradition and ambiance at Navy appeared proper for me.”
Tyler and Zach Siwiec, Canisius rowers, signed to row at Fairfield
“That was the plan to go, and it was a deal breaker if one in every of us did not make it on the crew, we weren’t going to go there. So once we each acquired on the crew, it was positively time. We had been excited for that,” Zach Siwiec mentioned.
“It additionally works out that we now have very comparable pursuits and we do the whole lot collectively. We’re greatest associates, so going to the identical faculty and rowing for a similar crew simply made sense to us,” Tyler Siwiec mentioned.
Sean Keane, Canisius lacrosse, signed to play lacrosse at John Carroll College