Multiple Teams · Annual Spring Commitment Day Recognizes Eight Student-Athletes moving on to College Athletics


On Thursday, the Padua Athletic Department held its Annual Spring Commitment Day and eight student-athletes were recognized for their commitment to College Athletics.  Below are the Seniors and their accomplishments:

Kaleigh Atkins – Girls Soccer

University Attending: Thiel College

Intended Major: Pre-Occupational Therapy

Athletic Awards and Accomplishments:

Two Year Varsity Letter winner

Edward Burcham – Lacrosse 

University Attending: Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Intended Major: Mechanical Engineering

Athletic Awards and Accomplishments:

  • Four Year Varsity Letter winner
  • Lacrosse Captain (‘21)

Jacob Koces – Baseball

University Attending: Hiram College

Intended Major: Pre-Law/Political Science

Athletic Awards and Accomplishments:

  • Four Year Varsity Letter winner

Mackenzie Morsillo – Fastpitch Softball 

University Attending:  Baldwin Wallace University

Sport: Fast Pitch Softball

Intended Major: Communications

Athletic Awards and Accomplishments:

  • Four Year Varsity Letter winner
  • Softball team captain (’20 & ‘21)
  • All County Selection (‘19)
  • All League Selection (‘18 & ‘19)

Daniel Peterson – Football 

University Attending: University of Mount Union

Intended Major: Computer Science

Athletic Awards and Accomplishments:

  • All State Selection (’21)
  • All District Selection (‘20 & ’21)
  • All League Selection (’20)

David Rice- Boys Basketball

University Attending: Ohio Wesleyan University

Intended Major: Biology

Athletic Awards and Accomplishments:

  • All State Selection (’21)
  • All District Selection (’20 & ‘21)
  • All League Selection (’20)
  • 5th in career 3 pointers made in Padua Basketball history

Cameron Spacht – Cross Country 

University Attending: Jacksonville University

Intended Major: Accounting

Athletic Awards and Accomplishments:

  • Four Year Varsity Letter winner (XC & TR)
  • All League Selection (‘20)

Casey Tamulewicz – Fastpitch Softball 

University Attending: La Roche University

Intended Major: Finance

Athletic Awards and Accomplishments:

  • Four Year Varsity Letter winner
  • Softball team captain (’20 & ‘21)
  • All County Selection (‘19)
  • All League Selection (‘18 & ‘19)